Chief Executive Officer
Richard McEvoy joined Voyant Beauty as Chief Executive Officer on June 14, 2018. Prior to this, he was CEO of a private equity based specialty ingredients manufacturer to personal care, food and consumer markets.
Richard holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. He launched his career with Unilever in their highly regarded technical management training program working for several different operating companies. In 2000, he joined Diversey, a global leader in cleaning and hygiene, and saw the company through multiple ownership changes from Unilever to SC Johnson and then to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Richard was COO of the $3.5 B Diversey business when it was sold to Sealed Air in 2011. During his 15 years at Diversey, Richard’s career developed from Supply Chain through Country Sales Leadership, Channel Management to President of North America, Australia, and New Zealand.
Richard enjoys transformational assignments where he can leverage his deep multifunctional and technical experience and ability to build talented teams. He has diverse experience in global public, family, and private equity companies. He has lived in Europe and Asia and now resides in Illinois with his wife and 4 children.