Fred has 20+ years of experience in the skincare dermatology and Aesthetic arena and the pharmaceutical industry. He has directed the sales and marketing operations for six successful startups including Clarisonic and ProCyte. As a former CEO and President, he has directed companies in their product commercialization. Distribution channels included: direct to physician, direct to spa/salon, international, direct-to-consumer, and the internet. His strategies have led to the successful sale of 6 companies.
Fred began his career in sales and marketing with the Ayerst Laboratories division of Pfizer/Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. He was instrumental in growing several start-ups until they were large enough to be acquired. As President of the Remergent brand of products at AGI Dermatics, he led the successful sale of AGI to Estée Lauder. Colorescience recruited Fred as CEO to prepare the company for acquisition in 3 years. Under his leadership, Coloresciece was acquired in the first year of the 3-year plan.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Social Science and an MBA in International Studies.