Eugene Melnyk Appoints Caroline Pieper-Vogt as New CEO of Fusion Brands Inc.

    NEW YORK, May 28 /CNW/ -- Eugene Melnyk, owner and chairman of Fusion
Brands Inc., announced Caroline Pieper-Vogt as the company's new chief
executive officer effective immediately.  Pieper-Vogt succeeds Randi Shinder
who announced her retirement from Fusion Beauty in early May 2009.

    Caroline brings a fresh, creative and global perspective to Fusion
Brands' product development and branding," said Melnyk. "With her well
respected management style and extensive industry knowledge, Caroline
represents the veteran leadership required to build upon the quality and
innovation that defines Fusion's exceptional products and unique position in
the marketplace."

    As the new CEO of Fusion Brands, Pieper-Vogt will be responsible for
overseeing research and development, manufacturing, distribution, sales and
marketing for the company's current and future product lines including
FusionBeauty(R) and CLEAN(R).

    "Fusion Brands is a company defined by cutting edge innovation and
powerfully branded product lines," said Pieper-Vogt. "Leading the company
through its next phase of growth and success is an exciting and rare
opportunity. I am energized by the challenge of maintaining Fusion Brands'
place as an innovative leader in the cosmetics and beauty industry."

    Caroline Pieper-Vogt's career in beauty began over 20 years ago. Most
recently, she held senior vice president roles in marketing, sales and group
business development at Clarins USA.  Pieper-Vogt also was global vice
president for Prada Beauty. She grew her professional experience rising
through the ranks at Lancôme, Lancaster Group Worldwide, Terme di Saturnia,
Chanel and Estee Lauder.

    About FusionBeauty(R)
    Since creating the award winning and celebrity favorite LipFusion(R)
Micro-Injected Collagen Lip Plump in 2005, FusionBeauty(R) continues to build
on a strong foundation of innovation and advanced science.  FusionBeauty(R)
fuses breakthrough advances in dermatology, cosmetics and biological
anti-aging sciences.  The company's diverse and powerfully branded product
line also includes LashFusionXL(R), LiftFusion(R), GlowFusion(R) and
PureFusion(R) and is available in over 40 countries worldwide. The
effectiveness, innovation, and broad consumer appeal of FusionBeauty(R)
products has earned the company various industry honors including the CEW
Awards, the Good Housekeeping Seal and support from a long list of
celebrities. For more information, please visit

    About CLEAN(R)
    CLEAN(R) Original Perfume was successfully launched in 2003 and quickly
became the number one selling independent scent.  CLEAN(R) is the original
fragrance line with a soapy-shower fresh scent that has a unique fragrance
reminiscent of pure soap.   With impressive sales growth and widening
distribution, the CLEAN(R) line has expanded to include bath and body products
for men and women.  For more information, please visit


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