Sharilyn Abbajay has been appointed the new senior vice president of Spa Operations and Retail Development at Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa.
Abbajay will oversee the growth and development of Red Door Spa Professional, the brand's first comprehensive at-home skin and body care line, as well as manage operational standards and strategies for Red Door Spa locations in New York and the Washington DC metro area.
Bringing more than 35 years of experience, including a previous senior level position with Red Door Spa nearly 15 years ago, Abbajay is a a well-recognized expert within the field of spa development, strategy, innovation and operational excellence.
Todd Walter, CEO of Red Door Spa Holdings, said, "As we continue to grow our spa presence and build our Red Door Spa Professional product portfolio, Sharilyn's expertise in retail channels, e-commerce and spa management will ensure Red Door Spa remains best in class within the industry."
Abbajay previously served as the Vice President of Marriott Corporation global spas and retail; was founded the consulting firm Abbajay & Associates; and has held senior-level positions with the Neill Corporation/Aveda Corporation and Noelle the Day Spa, a subsidiary of the Gillette Company.