SAN FRANCISCO, CA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 20, 2013 — TSG Consumer Partners LLC ("TSG"), a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, today announced the appointment of Diane Miles and Rob Leibowitz as Operating Partners.
With more than 25 years of experience building premier skincare, makeup and fragrance brands across the globe, Diane joins TSG Consumer Partners as an Operating Partner for Beauty, serving as an advisor to the beauty and personal care brands within TSG’s portfolio. Diane was most recently CEO of Perricone MD, a TSG investment. She previously served as the president of Bare Escentuals and CEO of Benefit Cosmetics, part of the LVMH portfolio. While at LVMH, Diane worked on Dior London and New York across sales, marketing and management roles.
Rob brings more than 25 years of general management and brand building experience to his role as an Operating Partner at TSG. With extensive background in global and domestic CPG companies, Rob is serving as CEO of Raybern Foods and Operating Partner for food and pet care brands within TSG’s portfolio. Prior to joining TSG, Rob was General Manager of Del Monte Foods’ $2 billion Pet Products Division. He spent more than 20 years at Mars Incorporated in general management, marketing, innovation, and sales roles across its Petcare, Snackfood, and Ice Cream sectors.
ABOUT TSG CONSUMER PARTNERS LLC
TSG Consumer Partners, LLC is a leading investment firm with
approximately $5 billion of assets under management, focused
exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding
in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage,
restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories,
and e-commerce sectors. Representative past and present partner
companies include Duckhorn Wine Company, vitaminwater, thinkThin,
popchips, Muscle Milk, Yard House, Stumptown, Pabst, Planet Fitness,
REVOLVE, PAIGE, Smashbox Cosmetics, Pureology, Sexy Hair, e.l.f. Cosmetics
and IT Cosmetics.
Meghan Gavigan / Dan Goldstein
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