Mary Kay in China has a new chief, Katherine Weng.  Based in Shanghai, Weng will report directly to Mary Kay Asia Pacific region president, KK Chua.

Mary Kay began operations in China more than 20 years ago and it is now one of the beauty products company’s top three international markets.

“Katherine’s tireless work ethic, strategic mindset, and ability to forge long-term relationships have enabled Mary Kay China to reach new heights,” said Chua. “She is passionate about our mission to enrich women’s lives. She understands our Independent beauty consultants’ needs and works hard to fulfill those needs to support their businesses. Within the company, she has successfully created a seamless link between sales, marketing and operations. We look forward to continued growth in China under her leadership.”

“It has been a great privilege to work for a company that is dedicated to not only enriching women’s lives through a fantastic business opportunity and cutting-edge products, but also through its philanthropic and sustainability efforts,” said Weng.“I am extremely honoured to serve women and their families in China.”

Educated in Australia, Weng started her career as a Shanghai branch and customer-service Manager for Mary Kay in China in 1995 and has held various key positions during the past 24 years, most recently as senior commercial VP.