Michelle Ruzzene, Editor
Michelle Ruzzene has spent more than 10 years working in all forms of the media as a journalist, digital news producer, beauty editor, blogger, stylist, social media specialist and editor. She began her career in the news arena, working at Port Macquarie News, Fairfax Digital, NineMSN and Yahoo7, before taking on the role of Beauty Editor at Retail Beauty’s sister publications INSTYLE and Professional Beauty. Now as the editor of Retail Beauty, the mother-of-two is passionate about reporting on the latest news, events, movers and shakers and product launches happening in the retail beauty industry.
Nicci Herrera, Commerical Director
Nicci has over 20 years’ experience across many aspects of the beauty industry – publishing, retail, marketing, strategy and sales. Nicci is knowledgeable and passionate about business building. Thanks to her various role in sales development management, she has an all-encompassing retail business-building expertise on many levels of what really happens on the department store floor, at front of house in the pharmacy beauty, in airport travel retail and the aisles of DDS; and has unique insights into the power of ‘the girl on the shop floor’. Nicci’s driving force has helped lead the next chapter of Retail Beauty to a 360-degree tool for brands to build awareness, educate the industry, secure distribution and help gain global exposure.