John Van Houten
Senior Vice President – Marietta, Hotel Cosmetics
John joined Voyant Beauty in August 2020 through the acquisition of KIK’s Personal Care division (“KPC”). While employed with KIK, John held several commercial management positions. John’s last role with KPC, as Vice President, included commercial responsibility for the retail division’s branded and private label businesses. Before KIK, John was SVP & GM for North and South America with a privately held global haircare company. Prior to that role, John spent 20+ years in the consumer products industry, holding various sales and marketing leadership roles with global branded consumer companies such as Beiersdorf, Playtex, Gillette, and Revlon.
At Voyant Beauty, John is responsible for developing the vision and strategy that will propel Marietta forward and capitalize on the accelerating pace of change in the hospitality industry. He drives growth and creates significant value for our customers by leveraging Voyant’s extensive capacity, capabilities, and talent.
John holds a Bachelor of Science in business from Merrimack College’s School of Business. He has a passion for transformational roles where he can create a turnaround success story, drive new levels of growth, and build a strong, effective team.
John lives in Chicago and enjoys spending his time with his family and three children who are currently attending college and working in Florida.