Arcade Beauty has announced the appointment of Carl Allain as president and CEO. He previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Europe since 2016, and succeeds Peter Lennox, president and CEO since 2016. Peter Lennox remains on the Arcade Beauty board of directors as a strategic advisor.
Carl Allain joined Arcade Beauty as Operations Director in 2011 and was promoted to Managing Director Europe in 2016. His knowledge of Arcade Beauty, global experience in managing international businesses and strong operational skills allow him to step into his new role and lead Arcade Beauty into its next phase of growth. He will continue to develop the strategy based on Arcade Beauty's three pillars of sampling, sales products and digital, while supporting the company's commitment to sustainability.
"Since 2016, I have had the privilege of leading our European subsidiary, I am very proud of my team and all the employees in Europe, what we have achieved together and I would like to thank them for their support and success. I am extremely honored to now lead the entire group. Arcade Beauty has a strong foundation of teamwork, innovation and trusted relationships with its customers. I look forward to meeting with our customers to support their future growth," said Carl Allain.
Peter Lennox will remain on the Arcade Beauty board to provide strategic support to Oaktree Capital and Carl Allain. Since joining Arcade Beauty in 2016, Peter Lennox has led the company's transformation, including guiding the organization through the significant challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. During his tenure, he has successfully launched Arcade Beauty's sales and digital product businesses, deployed operational excellence in its manufacturing facilities, and fostered team cohesion.
"The past five years have been particularly rewarding personally and professionally. I remain confident that Arcade Beauty's three-pillar strategy of sampling, sales and digital, combined with our commitment to sustainability, will continue to be at the heart of our business. I am confident that Carl will continue to drive the Arcade Beauty business forward and I wish him and all the employees the best," he said.