SENTÉ has appointed Clint Carnell and Clement Gingras to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
"We are thrilled to have both Clint and Clement join the SENTÉ team," says Faheem Hasnain, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SENTÉ. "They bring tremendous expertise and validation to our company during this exciting next phase of growth. Clint is a high-ranking industry expert and will be a valuable asset in helping the company evolve into a major aesthetics contender. Clement has deep international operational experience, which should prove very valuable as the company explores international expansion."
Mr. Carnell has a successful track record as a CEO leading public, private equity and venture backed companies over nearly two decades. He has been instrumental in the development of leading aesthetic brands including Thermage, Fraxel, Clear + Brilliant and most recently, HydraFacial, where he currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for private equity partners, Linden Capital and DW Healthcare Partners, owners of The HydraFacial Company. He brings a unique skill set in branding and launching consumer healthcare products through social media and direct to consumer campaigns. His early years were spent with Johnson & Johnson, Chiron Vision and Bausch Lomb. Mr. Carnell graduated from Duke University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree.
"I'm honored to join Faheem, Laurent, and the SENTÉ Board of Directors," said Clint Carnell. "The company has a highly differentiated technology, an experienced leadership team and a bright future as a leading medical skincare brand. I look forward to participating in positioning the company for long term success."
Mr. Gingras brings extensive expertise and a track record of business success from both the biotechnology and telecommunications sectors. He has worked extensively in Asia where responsibilities include oversight of operations in China and he has also successfully navigated the complexities of introducing new products into this challenging market. In addition, he has led teams in Japan and driven the engagement strategy for the wider region. He is the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer Asia for HUYA Bioscience International, the global leader in accelerating the development of novel biopharmaceutical product opportunities originating in China in worldwide markets. Mr. Gingras received a Bachelor of Science degree and Postgraduate Diploma in computing from Concordia University.
"I am honored to join SENTÉ's experienced Board of Directors," said Clement Gingras. "I am excited by the clinically proven, differentiated products in SENTÉ's portfolio and the opportunity for them to develop into leading global brands. I am looking forward to being part of the next phase of SENTÉ's growth."