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Beauty Meets Wellness Global Roundtable

November 13, 2018

On November 13, 2018 the Beauty Meets Wellness Initiative hosted a “Global Deep Dive” Roundtable and interactive discussion in New York City at Immunocologie. To facilitate global participation, the discussion was held in an innovative format with satellite locations in Los Angeles, London and an Online group joining by video conference into New York City. Mike Bruggeman, chair of the Initiative, was the moderator in New York City, and Neal Kitchen (Online moderator), Kim Marshall (LA Moderator) and Astrid Ros (London) acted as supporting moderators at the satellite locations.



New York City

Angela Ackerman, Founding Principal, Social Butterfly Management Group, LLC
Karen Ballou, CEO, Immunocologie
Sharon Blinkoff, Regulatory Council, Locke Lord, LLP
Mike Bruggeman, CEO, OM4 Organic Male
Barbara Close, Founder & CEO, Naturopathica
Doris Day, MD, FAAD, MA, Founder, Day Dermatology & Aesthetics
Jamie Drummer Fox, MBA, Director of Marketing, Botanic Springs
Debra Duneier, President, EcoChi, LLC
Susie Ellis, Chairman & CEO, Global Wellness Institute
Madelyn Ferstrom, PhD, Health Editor, NBC News
Sally Fraenkel, President, Mind Body Spirit Network
Mary-Elizabeth Gifford, Board of Directors, Demeter-USA
Karin Hermoni, Head of Science and Nutrition, Lycored
Allison Howard, Founder & CEO, AURATEK Textiles
Raya Khanin, Co-Founder, LifeNome and Associate Laboratory Member, MSKCC
Milana Knowles, Executive Director of Retail and Spa Division,  Clarins
Sheri L Koetting, Founder, Brand Strategist
Brett Kotlus, M.D., M.S., Cosmetic and Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon, Brett Kotlus M.D. PLLC
Kelly Kovack, Editor in Chief,
Patricia Ladis, Co-Founder, KIMA Center for Physiotherapy & Wellness
Julio Lamberty, Chief Executive Officer and Principal Consultant, Innovative Cosmetic Consulting, LLC
Claudia Murillo, Founder & CEO, Lovacado Inc.
Laurie Nicoll, Founder & CEO, Stemulation® Skin Care
Susan O’Connor, Business Strategy Consultant, PranaHealth Strategies, LLC
Alison O’Neil, B.S.M.E., A.R.S, Key Note Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur/Aging Economy
Kerrilynn Pamer, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CAP Beauty
Julia Petrini, Head of Talent and Store Operations, Heyday
Kate Sornson, Associate Manager, Marketing & Communications, Global Wellness Institute
Elizabeth Trattner, A.P., D.O.M., Board Certified MD, Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture,
Jennifer Walsh, Wellness Columnist, Good Housekeeping at Hearst Magazines
Mark Wuttke, Chief Operating Officer, Babor North America, United States


Katie Barnes, Editor,  Spa Business
Toby Call, Co-Founder, Chronomics
Susan Curtis, Director of Natural Health & Sustainability, Neal’s Yard Remedies
Eva-Maria Hasenauer, Head of Project Management, Lanserhof
Jane Kitchen, Managing Editor, Spa Business and Spa Opportunities
Debbie Leon, Owner and Managing Director, Fashionizer Spa and Fashionizer
Jeeta Mona, Senior Group Product Manager, Yardley of London Ltd
Astrid Ros, Publisher, Spa Business & Spa Opportunities
Liz Terry, MBE, Managing Director, Leisure Media and CEO of CLADglobal and Well Home
Claire Way, Managing Director, Spa Strategy

Los Angeles

Alene Dawson, Writer, Journalist, Los Angeles Times
Kimberly Fowler, CEO, WellFit Global Consulting
Tawni M. Gomes, Business Development Manager, Upgrade Labs
Abbie Kozolchyk, National Geographic Author, Magazine Writer, Editor and Public Speaker
Shelley Levitt, Beauty Columnist, Coast Magazine
Danielle Nadick Levy, Co-Founder & CEO, Facile Dermatology + Boutique
Kim Marshall, Owner, The Marshall Plan (TMP)
Brianna Michelle, Actress, Model & Founder,
Francine Miley, Head of Health & Wellness Retail, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Kevin Peake, Founder & President, Next Health
Elena Severin, Director Of Brand Partnerships, Detox Market
Biba de Sousa, Esthetician & Brand Owner, Biba Los Angeles
Robbin Turner, Founder, Violet Botanical Skincare


Cynthia Beesemyer, President, Brand Initiative
Prof. Gerry Bodeker, PhD, Researcher and Advisor, Chair, GWI Mental Wellness Initiative
Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Pierre-Louis Delapalme, Co-Chairman, Biologique-Recherche
Anna-Cari Gund, Managing Director, Raison d’Etre
Julie Keller, Editor-in-Chief, American Spa
Neal Kitchen, PhD, VP of Strategy and Development, HydroPeptide
Tristan Lagarde, International Sales Director, Phytomer
Erin MacNeil, Assistant Director of Wellness, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Dr. Rabia Malik, Holistic Aesthetic Doctor and GP, SkinW1
Jeremy McCarthy, Group Director of Spa & Wellness, Mandarin Oriental
Kathryn Moore, Founder and Managing Director, Spa Connectors
Niamh O’Connell, Group VP, Guest Experience and Wellness, Rosewood Hotel Group
David Stoup, Chairman, Trilogy Spa Ventures
Chicco Tatriele, Co-Founder & Director, Fivelements
Lahara Tatriele, Co-Founder, Fivelements
Raindy Yu, Private Practice Counselor, Potential Project Hong Kong and China