Murad Names Fred Gysi Chief Financial Officer

  Murad Names Fred Gysi Chief Financial Officer

Business Wire

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- November 13, 2012

Murad, Inc. announced that Fred Gysi has joined the Murad Family as Chief
Financial Officer, overseeing the Finance and Accounting departments at Murad,
reporting to Richard Murad, General Manager. In this role, Gysi will be
responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, treasury & cash flow
management, financial and marketing analysis and strategic planning.

“Fred’s experience and expertise will be highly beneficial to Murad,” said
Richard Murad, General Manager of Murad, Inc. “With his proven track record I
am confident that Fred will play a crucial role in streamlining Murad’s
finance and accounting departments and helping to ensure that Murad has the
appropriate financial resources and structure to support our exponential
growth, which will allow the company to continue to transform the skin and
lives of millions more around the world.”

Gysi comes to Murad with 25 years of financial and accounting experience. Most
recently, Gysi was the Chief Financial Officer for Canon Communications, a
trade show and B2B publishing company. While at Canon, Gysi helped position
the company for its successful sale to UBM, a UK based conglomerate. Most
notably, Gysi was CFO at THQ, Inc. during a five year period in which the
company achieved 45% annual revenue growth and 85% annual profit growth, while
increasing market capitalization from $100 million to $1.5 billion. Other
experience includes stints with Deloitte & Touche as partner and Chief
Financial Officer of Creativity, Inc., an arts and crafts distributor. Gysi
graduated from Colorado College with a degree in Business Administration and
received his MBA in Finance/Marketing from the University of California, Los


Founded in 1989 by Dr. Howard Murad – board certified dermatologist, trained
pharmacist and pioneer of the clinical skincare movement – Murad, Inc. is an
innovative, science-based skincare line that delivers high-performance topical
and internal skincare products. Dr. Murad’s exceptional depth of experience
and pharmaceutical training have enabled him to design innovative formulas to
help his patients resolve their skin concerns more rapidly and has inspired
him to develop a breakthrough approach to care called Inclusive Health®, which
is recognized as an institution that helps people discover a path to their
personal best. Today, Murad is more than a skincare brand, it is a lifestyle
that allows people to look and feel Better Every Day.

Sold in over 40 countries, Murad is the #1 selling clinical skincare brand at
many leading salon and spa locations worldwide. For more information go to, or @DrMurad on Twitter.


Murad, Inc.
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