Monday, March 21, 2011

We are inspired by this BOSS

Sheryl Adkins-Green
Company: Mary Kay Inc.
Position: Global Vice President of Brand Development
Twitter: @SherryAG

Bio - Sheryl Adkins-Green joined cosmetics giant Mary Kay Inc. in 2009 as the Global Vice President of Brand Development. In this role, Sheryl is responsible for leading the company's global product strategy including product positioning, packaging, product education and pricing. She currently directs the product and packaging innovation for the Mary Kay® skin care, color cosmetics, body care and fragrance portfolios of products, which are currently sold in more than 35 global markets. 

Prior to joining Mary Kay, Sheryl was the Vice President and General Manager of the Pro-Line International, a Division of Alberto-Culver. Her responsibilities encompassed leading a team of marketing and sales professionals and overseeing the headquarters operation that included manufacturing and warehouse and distribution facilities. 


After earning her MBA from the Harvard Business School, Sheryl began her career with Kraft Foods. Her career path includes serving as Regional President of Citibank, and leading the Marketing function of the Snapple Beverage Group. 

Sheryl resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two sons. When she is able to find time between tennis lessons and soccer practice and her community service commitments, she enjoys travel and the performing arts.

Recognition - In 2010, Black Enterprise magazine named Sheryl as one of the 75 most powerful women in business. The Network Journal named Sheryl as one of The 25 Influential Black Women in Business 2008 in recognition of her track record of business results and community service.

Quote: “Success is not in how much money you make, but rather the difference you make in the world and in the lives of others”

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