Cargill Beauty Welcomes 2 New Team Members in The Leadership Team


Mechelen, Belgium - May 2017
As a new team member, we are proud to welcome at Cargill Beauty, Frédéric Niola, our new Innovation Director.

Frédéric Niola is a chemical engineer with a master of science in chemical engineering. He spent his whole 25 years career at L’Oreal in France and in the US. He started as Process Engineer, then occupied various roles in R&D, in the International Raw Materials department. 10 years ago, Frederic moved to purchasing, and was until now Director in the Global Purchasing department.

As a new team member, we are proud to welcome at Cargill Beauty, Gerry Nuovo, our new Sales Director for North& South America.

Gerry Nuovo has spent his career in the specialty chemicals industry and has more than 30 years of experience building businesses and commercializing new technologies across the cosmetic, personal care, household and Industrial & Institutional industries working for industry leaders, including Henkel, Firmenich, Codexis, Segetis and Rivertop Renewables. Gerry possesses extensive and diverse experience building, managing and leading global cross-functional and multicultural teams in new directions to meet and exceed business objectives growing businesses. He has built multi-million dollar income streams across the personal care and homecare industries.

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About Cargill Beauty:
With a heritage of more than 150 years in providing nature-derived solutions in Food & Nutrition, Cargill has a unique and fully-integrated position with resources access to support Personal Care brands. Building on this opportunity Cargill launches Cargill Beauty, its new innovative platform that will address ingredients challenges of cosmetic market by unleashing Nature Sustainably.

The interactive role between consumers and the planet are in constant evolution. Consumers want to make the world a better place by protecting biodiversity and communities. Educated and connected, they are shifting their lifestyle and purchase preferences expecting for a true engagement from their preferred brands. Millenials and premium buyers are looking for transparency and authenticity on one hand, and on the other hand expect new meaningful experiences with each product. As the focus on health and sustainability grow, consumers are increasingly on the lookout for products that are safer and friendly to them and to the environment.

Filling these new consumers’ expectations is a challenge for the Personal Care Industry. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals reveals brands willingness and engagement towards this new focus. But finding solutions to answer those goals is challenging. Performance, naturality, affordability, traceability, secured sourcing and compelling stories around functional ingredients: many aspects which are difficult to achieve.

At Cargill Beauty, our ambition is to become a key partner to help brands fulfilling these new consumers’ needs. Our approach is based on six pillars. We capitalize on Cargill’s outstanding, deep scientific expertise and know-how application. We valorize an exclusive access to sustainable, global & transparent supply chains. We offer unique capabilities valorizing by-products. We privilege the use of green chemistry & biotechnologies. Finally, we transpose our knowledge from products to sustainable, simple, versatile, safe & affordable systems. At each step, we build our proposal with unique market intelligence and big data management. These foundations will allow us to become the best partner for today’s and tomorrow’s sustainable challenges.

Today, we offer a diverse portfolio of nature-derived ingredient, with a responsible supply chain, fully integrating processes and endless possibilities for the future. Cargill Beauty portfolio is composed of texturizers, emollients, emulsifiers, sensory enhancers and actives that can be used to develop nature-based products in Skin, Hair, Color or Oral Care.

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