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Greyson International Appoints Prasad CEO

Cosmetics and OTC technology firm Greyson International (Coconut Grove, Fla.) announced the appointment of Chaudhury Mukesh Prasad as interim chairman and CEO in the wake of the sudden death of CEO Harvey Tauman.

Tauman, 73, was recently hospitalized for respiratory failure.

“We are greatly saddened by the passing of Harvey Tauman.  The company’s directors and employees, as well as the many people he worked with over the years, mourn his loss.  We extend our sympathies to his family,” the board said in a statement.

Prasad has served as the vice president of operations for Greyson International, Inc. since 2003. He currently is on the board of directors of the company, and is corporate secretary and executive vice president. Previously employed for 25 years at Hydron Technologies, Inc., Prasad held the positions of controller, vice president, corp. secretary, and member of the board, as well as other operational roles.

In his most current role, he assists the company with product development, production and launch of skin care and hair care products.  He has extensive experience in business operations, accounting, purchasing, manufacturing, warehousing, fulfillment center, and human resources.

Prasad, 63, studied physics, chemistry and math at college in India and studied accounting, and management in the U.S. He is also an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemist.

 

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