Michael Hughes has been named the new CEO of Northwest Cosmetic Labs. Hughes has 18 years of experience in the beauty and skin care industry. He began his career in Ireland with Procter & Gamble producing skin care and cosmetics for brands such as Olay, Max Factor, and Cover Girl. In 2003, he transferred to the U.S. with Procter & Gamble, working in Cincinnati, Boston and most recently Iowa City. There he directed operations as the plant manager of Procter & Gamble’s largest beauty care plant.
Hughes holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University College Dublin and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa.