INTERNATIONAL. Puig Chief Operating Officer Javier Bach is the latest leading beauty industry figure to join the Knowledge Hub speaker lineup for Beauty Tech Live, set for 12-16 April 2021.

Bach joins Luxasia Group Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wolfgang Baier and A.S. Watson Group (ASW) Chief Operating Officer and A.S. Watson Asia & Europe Chief Executive Officer Malina Ngai , as high-profile speakers to be announced for Beauty Tech Live.

Bach joined Barcelona-based Puig in 1995 and has held several leadership positions during his 25 years at the company. This includes serving as General Manager of International Markets in the company’s former Prestige Division.

Bach was named Vice President for International Markets in 2006, before being appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2009.

Javier Bach is part of a stellar line-up of leading beauty industry figures to grace the Beauty Tech Live Knowledge Hub

Beauty Tech Live is a pioneering virtual event that will showcase the joint worlds of beauty and technology. It is the first virtual expo of its kind in the sector, bringing together the latest tech innovations and solutions across all stakeholders in the beauty industry.

The event is being organised by the newly formed Moodie Davitt Virtual Expo Company in partnership with leading B2B beauty title BW Confidential.

As reported, family-owned fragrance and beauty house Puig has reorganised its business structure and created three new divisions: Beauty and Fashion, Charlotte Tilbury and Derma. The move will take effect from 1 January 2021. The company also revealed an ambitious plan to hit €3 billion in sales by 2023, around double the estimate for 2020

*In a recent interview with The Moodie Davitt Report President Dermot Davitt, Bach outlined the company’s COVID-19 recovery strategy, its outlook on travel retail and how it is eyeing opportunity in times of crisis.

The Knowledge Hub will host a series of thought-leading panel discussions, presentations, and case studies from beauty industry innovators and disruptors

Beauty Tech Live contacts

Oonagh Phillips: Ophillips@bwconfidential.com

Martin Moodie: Martin@MoodieDavittReport.com