TSG Consumer Partners said Tuesday that Diane Miles and Rob Leibowitz were named operating partners. Miles is an operating partner for beauty and willl advise on beauty and personal care brands withing TSG’s portfolio. She was most recently CEO of Perricone MD, a TSG investment. Leibowitz, who serves as CEO of Raybern Foods, is an operating partner for food and pet care brands within TSG’s portfolio. Previously, Leibowitz was General Manager of Del Monte Foods‘ $2 billion Pet Products Division.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20, 2013 — TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, today announced the appointment of Diane Miles and Rob Leibowitz as Operating Partners.
With more than 25 years of experience building premier skincare, makeup and fragrance brands across the globe, Diane joins TSG Consumer Partners as an Operating Partner for Beauty, serving as an advisor to the beauty and personal care brands within TSG’s portfolio. Diane was most recently CEO of Perricone MD, a TSG investment. She previously served as the president of Bare Escentuals and CEO of Benefit Cosmetics, part of the LVMH portfolio. While at LVMH, Diane worked on Dior London and New York across sales, marketing and management roles.
Rob brings more than 25 years of general management and brand building experience to his role as an Operating Partner at TSG. With extensive background in global and domestic CPG companies, Rob is serving as CEO of Raybern Foods and Operating Partner to food and pet care brands within TSG’s portfolio. Prior to joining TSG, Rob was General Manager of Del Monte Foods’ $2 billion Pet Products Division and spent more than 20 years at Mars Incorporated in general management, marketing, innovation, and sales roles across its Petcare, Snackfood, and Ice Cream sectors.
About TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is a leading investment firm with over $2.9 billion in equity capital under management, focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories sectors. Representative past and present partner companies include vitaminwater, popchips, Muscle Milk, Paige Denim, Yard House, Smashbox Cosmetics, Pureology, e.l.f. cosmetics and Alexis Bittar. For more information please visit www.tsgconsumer.com.
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