It has been announced that Environ founder Dr Des Fernandes is the winner of the INNOCOS 2016 Innovation Leader of the Year. Taking place in Vienna on June 9-10th, Dr Fernandes has been awarded for making his mark with his impressive performance, leadership potential and the impact he is making in the cosmetic industry.
“As a practicing cosmetic surgeon, Dr Des Fernandes clearly has an in-depth knowledge of human skin and associated cosmetic challenges. His Step Up approach used in salons by skin care experts shows great innovation combining medical knowledge with cosmetic formulation and close customer input. His broadened activities with other vitamins and their derivatives will bring further benefits to the consumer,” the judges said in a joint statment.
CEO Val Carstens said, “We are honoured that our Scientific Director, Dr Des Fernandes, has won such a prestigious award and for a South African Company to be recognised for delivering world class skin care products out of Africa… This means so much to the team as we strive to keep our promise to our clients by offering them exceptional skin care products and a beautiful skin for a lifetime … Reborn Beautiful.”
Holding to their vision of creating the most effective skin care in the world through the genius of science, this award is really an indication of how the brand has successfully conquered this category.