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Welcome, 2012!

By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: December 30, 2011, from the January 2012 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Director of Global Education, The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica

A unique understanding of the global skin care market, combined with dynamic leadership skills, make Annet King an invaluable asset to The International Dermal Institute (IDI), where she develops, writes, presents and monitors the success of all classes that comprise the IDI curriculum. She is CIDESCO-, ITEC- and CIBTAC-certified. King was raised and educated in the United Kingdom, and has more than 20 years of skin care and teaching experience. Her passion for travel, skin, spa and wellness combined with her business acumen led to an initial career as the operations director for Steiner, overseeing spas onboard several luxury cruise liners. This parlayed into extensive work in Singapore and other areas of Southeast Asia, where her professional sphere included providing regional training for several skin care brands and serving as vice principal for two CIDESCO schools in the region. In addition, she worked as a consultant for many entrepreneurial spa and skin care center startups throughout Asia.

Peter T. Pugliese, MD>

Founder and President, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

Peter T. Pugliese, MD, is a biomedical consultant to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. His major research interest in normal skin physiology and the mechanisms of aging led to the development of his professional skin care line, Circadia by Dr. Pugliese. Pugliese received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and he is the author of several books, including Physiology of the Skin, Third Edition (Alluredbooks, 2011).