The Lancer Group places Tony Prudhomme as CFO of Beautycounter (backed by TPG Growth)
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Lancer Group places Tony Prudhomme as Chief Financial Officer of Beautycounter, a high-growth and innovative beauty and skincare brand with the mission to get safe products into the hands of everyone. Beautycounter is backed by TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of leverage buyout investment group TPG.
In this new role, Tony will work closely with the company’s senior leadership team to drive growth and optimize the company’s operations. He brings to Beautycounter over 20 yearsof deep experience in finance, operations, general management, and business development across the direct selling, cosmetics, food & beverage, and CPG space.
Most recently, Tony served as Chief Financial Officer of Jaffra, leading manufacturer of beauty products with presence in 19 countries around the world, where he led thecompany’s worldwide finance, IT systems, and operations.
Prior to Jaffra, Tony was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Beyond Meat, a producer of meat-free-plant-based products, where he oversaw sales, operations, and marketing execution.
Tony’s earlier career includes serving as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Dole, Latin America, where as CRO, he was accountable for broad-based enterprise risk management for the $5B marketer of branded consumer goods.
About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.
With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.
Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (www.thelancergroup.com).
Based in Santa Monica, Beautycounter, a disruptive beauty brand, launched in 2013 by founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew. Beautycounter, a B Corporation, develops and sells highly effective skin care, body and hair products, and cosmetics that are safe for consumers. TheCompany’s products are carefully formulated with high safety standards excluding morethan 1,500 harmful ingredients linked to cancer, hormone disruption, reproductive toxicity, skin irritation, cumulative exposure risk and other hazards.
About TPG Growth
TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. With $3.9 billion under management, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad range of industries and geographies, utilizing leveraged buyout, growth equity, and private investment in public equity (PIPE) structures. The firm is backed by the resources of TPG, which has $65 billion of assets under management. TPG has deep consumer, retail, and internet marketing experience through investments that have included e.l.f. Cosmetics, Uber, Neiman Marcus, Airbnb, SurveyMonkey, J.Crew, and Petco, among others. TPG Growth has offices in the United States, China, India and Singapore.
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