When Clint McKinlay joined Ruby Ribbon in January 2020, he was ready to take the steps necessary to launch the company in a new direction—with the goal to become a $100 million premium brand. Little did he know that the challenges of 2020 would accelerate those steps and ignite even more positive change, propelling Ruby Ribbon into…

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Ruby Ribbon announced Connie Tang will be added to its board of directors and will join the women-led board, which includes Lori Bush, Cynthia Ringo and Jennifer Trzepacz. Tang’s commitment to mentoring and inspiring women in business worldwide aligns with Ruby Ribbon’s mission to support and empower women as consumers and entrepreneurs. “As an early…

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Ruby Ribbon announced Michelle Sanft as the company’s new chief operating officer and chief financial officer, and Loly Hlade as its new chief marketing officer. Both will report to CEO Clint McKinlay. With a 25-year career in financial management, operations and strategy, including executive experience in social-selling channels, Sanft will play a pivotal role as…

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Ruby Ribbon, Inc. has announced Clint McKinlay as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective January 6, 2020. A globally respected veteran in the direct sales channel, McKinlay has effectively driven revenue growth and international expansion for several leading beauty and wellness brands and has had P&L responsibility for businesses in Asia, Europe and South America, as well as domestically. Under…

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A new survey of more than 1,000 women with side hustles reveals that the top three reasons women choose independent work are flexibility (44%), income (38%) and entrepreneurship (25%). “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Her Side Hustle: Women in the Gig Economy 2018” provides an in-depth look at a cross-section of women who make income working…

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New York City-based New Avon has appointed Lori Bush to the company’s Board of Managers, effective immediately. Bush is experienced in both the worlds of direct selling and consumer beauty products. From October 2007 through January 2016, she served as president and CEO of Rodan + Fields. During her tenure, the company re-launched under a…

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