Meet the Beauty Packaging Team
President, Rodman J. Zilenziger, Jr.
Rodman J. Zilenziger Jr. — President of Rodman Media since 1993. Zilenziger, son of the Company’s founder, joined Rodman Media as an Advertising Representative in 1984. In 1987 he was named International Sales Manager. Zilenziger was named President in 1993. As President of the Company, he has launched eight titles, created more than a dozen websites, and added several conferences and tradeshows to the Rodman roster of products. Under his leadership, Rodman Media has expanded its reach to all corners of the globe through a variety of mediums. He holds a BA in English and Economics from Denison University.
Matthew J. Montgomery, Executive Vice President / Publisher
Matthew Montgomery – Executive Vice President of Rodman Media since 2000. In addition to his role as EVP, he is also Publisher of Nutraceuticals World magazine. Montgomery joined Rodman Media in 1978 as an Advertising Representative, was promoted to Vice President of Sales in 1986, Publisher of Happi magazine in 1992 and then Group Publisher in 1996. He has been involved in all the new magazine launches and website launches at Rodman Media since 1995. He holds a BA Economics from Washington & Lee University.
Jay Gorga, Publisher
Jay Gorga has more than 15 years of experience in the beauty industry with the majority focusing on cosmetic, fragrance and personal care packaging. During that time he has held key positions in sales, marketing, trade show management and publishing. Prior to joining Rodman Media six years ago as Beauty Packaging’s publisher, Jay was the event director of HBA Global Expo. He attended Baruch College, City University of New York.
Jamie Matusow, Editor-in-Chief
Jamie Matusow is the Editor of Beauty Packaging magazine, where she writes about packaging suppliers, beauty brands, market trends and innovations in the global cosmetics packaging industry. She has worked in the publishing industry at a variety of magazines for more than 20 years, for the past seven, at Beauty Packaging. Jamie graduated from Boston University with a BS in Magazine Journalism.
Marie Redding, Associate Editor
Marie Redding is Associate Editor at Beauty Packaging magazine, where she brings years of experience writing about cosmetic packaging. She has been with Rodman Media since September 2012. Marie earned her B.S. in Marketing Communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1995.
Board of Advisors
Phillipe Bonningue, Global Director of Sustainable Packaging & Development for L’ORÉAL Group
Philippe Bonningue joined L’Oréal in the UK in 1988. Since then, he has been promoted to several positions in different divisions in France, including Building/ Processing management, breakthrough Biotechnology project leadership, Pumps/Aerosols Lab management, Packaging Innovation, Technical Packaging & NPD. In 2007, he became Vice-President of Development & Packaging for the North America zone. Starting mid-2013, Philippe’s role has been to establish the vision, the missions and the strategy of the Group for the most responsible packaging activity, in support of the major Sharing Beauty With All worldwide program. Philippe has invented more than 15 worldwide patented innovations.
Karen Grant, Vice President, NPD Beauty
Karen Grant is vice president and global beauty industry expert for The NPD Group. In this role, she provides a comprehensive view of the market—coupling expertise of brand management in department stores with the strategic insight of market research. Karen’s concentration is in uncovering emerging market trends, brand vulnerabilities and opportunities. She also provides industry insights on key trends to associations and to the media.
Paul Mclaughlin Vice President, Creative, Elizabeth Arden
Paul McLaughlin is responsible for the design of all packaging for fragrance, cosmetics and treatment brands in the Elizabeth Arden portfolio, including designer brands Juicy Couture, John Varvatos, Lucky; beauty brands Prevage, Ceramides, Eight Hour Skincare; and celebrity brands Britney Spears, Elizabeth Taylor, Taylor Swift. He is also a FiFi award packaging winner.
Henry Renella, Senior Vice President for Global Package Development, The Estée Lauder Companies, Elizabeth Arden
Henry’s career started in the pharmaceutical industry working in manufacturing for American Cyanamid, Lederle Laboratories. He then spent 11 years in package development for Reckitt & Colman Household Products. Henry joined The Estée Lauder Companies in 2000, working on Estée Lauder treatment products. Then, following a year at Origins, he became the VP of Aramis & Designer Fragrances and Specialty Brands. His next assignment was as VP for the Estée Lauder Division. In 2006, he was promoted to his current position.
Mark Rozen, President, Marc Rosen Associates
Internationally acclaimed designer—and seven-time FiFi award winner—Marc Rosen is known for his fragrance and cosmetic packaging. He also teaches a course in package design at Pratt Institute Graduate School. Rosen’s Glamour Icons: Perfume Bottle Design, celebrates perfume bottle design as an art form. All proceeds from the book—and from the annual Art of Packaging Award Gala he runs—benefit the Marc Rosen Scholarship and Education Fund for Packaging by Design at Pratt.
Philip Tarrant, Leader of Packaging Concept Development, Coty, North America,
Philip Tarrant is the Leader of Packaging Concept Development at Coty for North America. He has more than 20 years of experience in fragrance, cosmetics and personal care packaging. With a background in mechanical engineering, he began his career in manufacturing at Pratt & Whitney. He started his packaging career with Unilever Home and Personal Care before moving to Coty in 2003.