Anne Darche joins KDC’s Board of Director
July 11, 2017
MONTREAL, Quebec, July 11, 2017 – Knowlton Development Corporation ("KDC"), a leading contract manufacturer of health and beauty-care products with its head office in Longueuil, Quebec, announces the appointment of Anne Darche to the Corporation’s Board of Directors.
Ms. Darche is the President of Pertinence, a future-focused consultancy dedicated to strategic marketing communications and business intelligence on consumer trends. Anne Darche has more than 25 years of diversified business experience.
"It is with great pleasure that I welcome Ms. Anne Darche to the Board of Directors of KDC," said Michel Côté, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Senior Partner at Novacap.
Nicholas Whitley, President and Chief Executive Officer of KDC, adds: "We are very pleased to have
Anne on board. I am confident that her strong expertise in marketing communications and consumer behavior insights will greatly contribute to the growth of KDC. "
Anne Darche joins a strong team of seasoned board members such as Richard Bordeleau, former president of Atrium Innovations and Jacques Malette, former executive of Quebecor as well as a team from Novacap including Stéphane Blanchet, Michel Côté, Jacques Foisy and Jean-François Routhier.
KDC is a leader and total solution provider in the contract manufacturing fields of regulated and non-regulated personal care products with sales in excess of US$700 million, eight operating facilities run by a most talented and experienced team of professionals. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Quebec. KDC has plants in Knowlton (Quebec), Lynchburg (Virginia), Columbus (Ohio), Kolmar Port Jervis (New York), Acupac Mahwah (New Jersey), Chatsworth (California), as well as the KDC ChemAid facilities, located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, and Newbury Park (California). Altogether, the company employs 2,800 people, including more than 750 in Knowlton. For more information, please visit: www.kdc-companies.com.
Senior Advisor – Communications & marketing