Two new appointments made at Aromatherapy Associates

Aromatherapy Associates has made two senior appointments to its team. Laura Kelly was this week promoted to Spa Business Development Manager for EMEA, while Helen Norman came onboard as Senior Business Development Manager for Asia. 

Kelly (left) has been in the beauty industry for more than 25 years, with a career that spans working for brands including Decléor, Carita, Grafton International, IIAA and Payot. A trained beauty therapist, she also has qualifications in aromatherapy and perfume science and expertise in training and brand management.

Chantal Sanders, vice president, EMEA said: "Laura is a highly skilled professional who will help us take Aromatherapy Associates to next level and is perfect for this position.”

Norman, who has more than 20 years spa, beauty and wellness industry experience, has a background a spa director for a wide range of properties and hotel groups, including the Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. 

Chief executive Muriel Zingraff-Shariff said: “We have our sights set on expanding our luxury spa and retail business globally and Asia is a key growth region, so I’m delighted to welcome Helen to the team as we enter this exciting next phase.”