August 22, 2012        

WFFC Announces 30th Anniversary Open Dinner Honoring Kathleen Galvin

NEPTUNE, NJ         The WFFC is pleased to announce the 30th anniversary Open Dinner will be held on September 20, 2012, at the Westmount Country Club in West Paterson, New Jersey.  To celebrate this special occasion, Kathleen Galvin, Vice President of Marketing & Creative, Parlux Fragrances, LLC will be honored.

Galvin has led the successful development and launch of many celebrity and designer fragrances, such as Paris Hilton, Vince Camuto, Jessica Simpson, Marc Ecko, Queen Latifah, Rihanna, Natori and Nicole Miller.

Galvin began her career in the cosmetics and fragrance industry at Helena Rubinstein in 1975.  What she learned on the job at Helena Rubinstein soon became a lifelong vocation.  When asked for her perspective on the industry, she replied, “There has never been a time when I have not found the advances in our industry to be exciting.  The constant development of new materials and technologies continues to make what we do increasingly appealing and relevant to consumers and more of a contribution to their well-being.”

Along with her professional career, Galvin devotes considerable energy for the good causes of ADVA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse), the American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen foundation. 

Born and raised in New York, she has called Florida home since 1991 and is a frequent visitor to France and her beloved Ireland. 


About the WFFC

The WFFC, Inc. was founded in 1982 by women employed in various capacities in the U.S. flavor and fragrance industry. This organization was borne out of a recognized need for a networking, education and support system for women in our industry. Our mission has been and remains to this day to provide a center of education, camaraderie, support and networking opportunities for women in our industry. Our membership encompasses women involved in sales, purchasing, customer service as well as technical careers.


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