Kit Vale Bio

Kit Vale
President, Dermazone Skincare Division 

Kit is an accomplished leader in the CPG industry with a keen focus on the beauty category. In her three decades of experience, she has most recently held executive positions in Revlon, L’Oreal, Unilever and Luzern Skincare. She has successfully grown these businesses through product development, marketing expertise and proven sales results.

Her distinguished career is hallmarked by solid accomplishments in driving brand awareness and sales growth in highly competitive retail markets. Kit is a skilled strategist adept at developing and executing high-level initiatives impacting benchmark performance in key areas of business and sales operations. She is a catalyst for innovation and growth with a track record of consistently exceeding performance goals. She is a proactive leader and team builder who excels at fostering teamwork and building strong collaborative relationships across all organizational levels.

In addition to the beauty industry, Kit’s portfolio of companies where she has led teams includes Unilever (food), Diageo and Ralston Purina. She has also managed large accounts on the Advertising/Promotional Agency side with award winning performance. Her experience is rounded out by a successful career in the Private Brand sector where she led a team focused on all non-food categories with $2.7B in sales. She has been an international speaker on the power and impact of Private Brands in the CPG industry.

Kit has two sons – Nicholas, who resides in Houston and Christopher, who lives in Connecticut. She is an avid tennis player and sailor. Her favorite charities are American Cancer Society and several smaller ones that support young women in business. Originally from Washington DC and a graduate of the George Washington University, she has lived in Connecticut for 25 years and has relocated to St. Petersburg, FL.