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Vasiliki Petrou is Unilever executive vice-president of prestige brands, including REN Skincare and Dermalogica

Vasiliki Petrou is Unilever executive vice-president of prestige brands, including REN Skincare and Dermalogica

Vasiliki Petrou is Unilever executive vice-president of prestige brands, including REN Skincare and Dermalogica

A US businesswoman who ran make-up brand Max Factor will address a major women's leadership conference in March.

Vasiliki Petrou is now executive vice-president of prestige brands at Unilever. She will address the 10th Institute of Directors (IoD) Women's Leadership Conference on March 10.

Unilever now owns premium skincare brands REN Skincare, Kate Somerville Skincare, Dermalogica and Murad. Before joining Unilever, Ms Petrou worked for 16 years at consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble, where she was in charge of Max Factor.

Ms Petrou said she looked forwared to celebrating female business leaders at the event.

The Women's Leadership Conference takes place at Titanic Belfast.

Belfast Telegraph