Robin L. Carmichael, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robin L Carmichael was appointed our President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2017. Prior to this role, she served as president from February 2015 and had served as our chief operating officer since January 2011. She has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2013 and also serves on the board of Solomomo, a company focused on building high-tech products for the skincare, beauty and wellness markets since 2016. Ms. Carmichael joined Helix BioMedix in October 2007 as our vice president of marketing and business development. Prior to joining us, Ms. Carmichael served as chief operating officer of DERMAdoctor, Inc., a prestige cosmeceutical company. She was Vice President of Marketing with ProCyte Corporation from 1998 to 2005 and later of PhotoMedex, Inc. following its acquisition of ProCyte in 2005. During her tenure at ProCyte, she developed and launched seven major product lines, created several new brands, established the international distribution business and was actively involved with the various licensing partners. Ms. Carmichael has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience having held a number of regional and national sales positions in the life science and medical device companies, including Baxter Healthcare. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle University and attended the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Executive Management. She is a recognized speaker and author on numerous topics, including peptides, cosmetic surgery and skin care and is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women.
Ms. Carmichael has significant senior-level management experience in the biotechnology and consumer products industries and brings to our board valuable knowledge of the strategic, marketing and operational aspects of the biotechnology and consumer products industries. Her experience makes her a strong contributor to our board.