Stacey House is Senior Vice President Consumer Beauty, R&D with a focus on Color, Skin, Body and LATAM for COTY Inc. Concurrently, she is serving as the Chair of New York Society of Cosmetic Chemist (NYSCC). Previously, she was the Global Head of Innovation for KDC/One’s Beauty and Personal Care Division and focused on customer development of elevated, high touch formulas in categories spanning the industry.
She started her career on the brand side at Revlon and Coty, supporting all facets within R&D over a combined 14-year period. She then moved into the supplier side of the cosmetic industry as the Director of Applications for Kobo Products, managing labs in the USA, Brazil, and France. During this time, she was involved in ingredient development of sunscreen technologies, surface treatments and dispersions to optimize pigments in support of diversity & inclusivity, and of natural platforms. Afterwards, she joined MANA Products as the Director of R&D prior to joining KDC/One. Stacey has been involved in hundreds of product launches and helping emerging brands develop product lines.
Stacey holds a patent on Low Viscosity Phenyl Trimethicone Applications. She has written several published industry articles and has given presentations globally for the Society of Cosmetic Chemist (SCC), IFSCC, and In-cosmetics. Stacey is the 2023 Chair of NYSCC (New York Society of Cosmetics Chemists), the largest chapter of the SCC.
Stacey graduated from Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business with MBAs in International Business, Operations and Supply Chain Management. She received her Bachelor of Science degree at Rutgers University-New Brunswick with a focus on Microbiology in Cosmetics. Stacey is an active member of SCC and Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW).