Kosé appoints Chinae Kim to lead marketing and sales in North America

Kosé appoints Chinae Kim to lead marketing and sales in North America

Kosé America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based, global cosmetics company Kosé Corporation, has appointed Chinae Kim as Vice President, Kosé America, Inc.

Ms Kim will be responsible for leading the Kosé America’s strategic marketing and sales efforts in North America. She will oversee a range of initiatives to drive rapid growth in the region starting with creating an innovative and disruptive marketing strategy for the company and for its portfolio of brands, which includes Decorté, Sekkisei and Addiction Tokyo, among others.

In her new role, she will report to Takayuki Morimatsu, CEO of Kosé America.

Chinae Kim brings over 15 years of brand and marketing experience in the beauty industry with companies that include Amorepacific US and The Estée Lauder Companies. She joins the company from Amorepacific US where she oversaw US marketing for the Sulwhasoo and Amorepacific brands.

Chinae has a proven track record of success driving significant growth for Sulwhasoo in the market which includes the recent launch of the brand’s sixth generation edition of its hero product as well as channel expansion. She also launched Laneige in the US in 2014 and Canada in 2015 including in Sephora, and she quickly cultivated Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask into the star product driving the business in North America. Chinae was honored with the best employee award from Amorepacific in 2014 and 2022,” said Kosé America in a statement.


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