Technical Art of Science (TAOS Inc.), a distributor of specialized actives, alternative preservation, botanical oils and extracts to the cosmetic industry, has hired John Highton as senior technical account manager, effective March 2020.
Highton brings with him nearly 23 years of experience in the personal care and cosmetic industry. Previously, Highton was a senior scientist at Johnson and Johnson and a scientist at Pfizer Consumer Health Care and holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Montclair State University.
“We’re very excited to have John join our expanding sales team. His vast experience and technical capabilities will complement our growing team as we continue to service the Beauty industry and grow our company” said Alicia Miletic, president of TAOS Inc.
This hiring is a part of TAOS Inc.’s growth strategy, which also included the opening of an application lab and warehouse located in Cedar Grove, NJ in 2018.
“Our expansion strategy is strongly entrenched in adding key personnel,” said Fana Makonnen, director of sales and marketing who joined TAOS Inc in 2018. “As a part of the management team, John’s industry knowledge and experience will provide valuable perspective as we seek to expand our outreach and achieve our growth objectives.”