SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SENTÉ a specialty aesthetics company pioneering the development of differentiated skincare products based on the science of glycosaminoglycans, today announced the appointment of Michael Brower to Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Mr. Brower will be responsible for leading strategic finance and operations functions reporting to Michael York, Chief Executive Officer, and will be a key member of the Sente, Inc. executive management team.
“Mr. Brower brings to SENTÉ tremendous strategic insight, operational and financial experience in rapidly growing companies,” said Michael York, President and Chief Executive Officer of SENTÉ. “Michael will play a key role as we continue to build our infrastructure, launch new products based on our proprietary formulation of heparan sulfate and expand distribution internationally.”
Michael has over 25 years of experience in senior financial and operational roles primarily in the consumer products markets. Most recently, Michael served as Chief Financial and Operations Officer at LifeSaver, a San Diego based company developing innovative and patent pending saliva diagnostic testing. Prior to LifeSaver, he served as Chief Financial and Operations Officer at Gunar Optiks, a leader in computer technology eyewear and was recognized as one of San Diego’s 100 fastest growing private companies. Additionally, he served on the executive team at leading brands Spy Optic and Odyssey Golf, where he played a key role in each of their successful exits. Earlier in his career he was a staff accountant with KPMG LLP where he earned his CPA license. He received a Bachelor Degree from Chico State, and earned an MBA from the University of San Diego.
Added Mr. Brower, “I am pleased to be part of the SENTÉ executive team and see a great deal of promise in the Sente pipeline of science-based skincare products. The progress that the company has made to date is quite impressive and I look forward to our continued evolution to becoming a leading brand in the aesthetics space.”
SENTÉ a privately held specialty aesthetics company, is a recognized leader in the development of innovative and targeted skincare products utilizing HSA technology, a low molecular weight formulation of heparan sulfate. HSA is essential for skin hydration, rejuvenation and necessary for healthy-looking skin. SENTÉ was founded in 2007 and is based in San Diego, California. Further information may be found at http://sentelabs.com/. SENTÉ products are available through an exclusive network of physicians, medically supervised spas.
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