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Industry Overview:
  Can you name the largest organ in the human body? Well, phrasing it as “in” might be a little misleading, because the answer isn’t “in” the body, per say. That’s right: our largest organ is our skin. Our skin is what holds everything together – and, just as importantly, it’s what keeps germs, bacteria, and everything else out. The condition of your skin is going to be one of the first things that people notice about you. It is easy to see the importance of taking good care of our skin, since it takes such good care of us in return.

Moisturizers are a key component of many skin care routines, to keep skin looking and feeling its very best. These products work in a variety of ways, including occlusive that prevent moisture-loss by coating the skin with a thin film, and humectants that attract water vapor from the air to add new moisture. Lipids and sterols can even restore natural moisturizing factors that have previously been lost to damage.
Common Applications:
  • Emulsifiers
  • Emollients
  • Humectant
  • Pigment
  • Texturizing Agent
  • Preservative
  • Barriers
  • Parabens
  • Glycerin
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Vitamins & Minerals
Look for our articles in Skin Inc. and other industry publications..

With over 25 years as a top personal care and detergents industry recruitment agency, Ropella is well-versed in the challenges companies face in their search to find highly qualified professionals. As talent acquisition specialists, we excel at attracting, recruiting and building relationships with potential candidates. Our executive search consultants stay abreast of current industry trends making Ropella a knowledgeable, efficient and effective partner for recruiting top personal care and detergents talent.

A proven executive search firm, Ropella is dedicated to helping companies gain a competitive advantage by providing customized and strategic talent solutions. We leverage our industry expertise, proprietary smart search system and global network to deliver exceptional results quickly for even the most challenging searches. Successful industry leaders count on Ropella to find the right talent to drive their business forward.


The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
We read and write for industry publications, including:
We participate in industry associations such as:
We regularly attend industry trade shows, including:
We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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I wanted to personally thank you for your effort and persistence to get me to include Kristie into the mix.  I enjoyed working with you in the process to hire Kristie, and I am confident that she will provide immediate results within our organization.
Again, you are a complete professional and have the unique ability to understand the culture and personality of an organization and match that up with individuals in your network of clients.
Thanks again for all your work and look forward to working with you again in the future.

National Sales Manager
Acme-Hardesty Company
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