Pompano Beach, Fla., Aug. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DS Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSKX) has announced today that Manuel Gonzalez, a former Vice President of Sales for the Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has joined DS Healthcare as its Chief Commercial Officer. In his role at Procter & Gamble, Mr. Gonzalez was responsible for managing an organization with $30 billion in revenue including the entire North American merchandiser sales force of over 3,000 sales representatives for all Procter & Gamble product categories, including the company’s extensive personal care products portfolio.
Mr. Gonzalez has joined the management team at DS Healthcare to help rapidly scale sales operations of DS Healthcare’s innovative personal care products due to his extensive experience managing massive retail operations and his knowledge of every significant retail channel in the United States and South America.
“After spending time at DS Healthcare headquarters, I could not be more excited to join the team. The innovative product development expertise and the many retail opportunities that the company’s existing and future products offer through disruptive technologies is remarkable. The industry is making a shift towards higher performance products and DS Healthcare is a major leap over competitors. Since the team here has figured out the most challenging part – making the worlds most advanced personal care products, the potential here is virtually unlimited” stated Manuel Gonzalez, Chief Commercial Officer of DS Healthcare.
In addition to his 23 years of experience at Procter & Gamble, Mr. Gonzalez is the current Chairman of Center for Leadership, Florida International University (2013-current). He has served as Chairman of the Board Services Committee for Zoological Society of Florida, Board of Directors of Procter & Gamble Good Government Fund (GGF-PAC), and Vice-Chairman of Industry Trade Advisory Committee for Consumer Goods (ITAC 4) at U.S. Department of Commerce and ITA.
Mr. Gonzalez is a second generation American being son of Cuban immigrants who grew up in Miami. He graduated top of his high school class and was an All-State runner. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial and Labor Relations with Labor Economics concentration from Cornell University where he also graduated at the top of his class being awarded the Irving M. Ives Senior Award and as a Kennedy Fellow with a Master’s in Public Policy with International Trade concentration from Harvard University.
Daniel Khesin, Chief Executive Officer of DS Healthcare simply stated “Are you ready?” in a note to shareholders.
About DS Healthcare Group
DS Healthcare Group Inc. leads in the development of biotechnology for topical therapies. It markets through online and specialty retailers, distributors, cosmetics wholesalers, and salons. Its research has led to a highly innovative portfolio of personal care products and additional innovations in pharmaceutical projects. For more information on DS Health Group's flagship brand, visit www.dslaboratories.com
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