Systems, Inc. employee is thoroughly immersed in our corporate commitment
to quality systems that minimize defects, meet delivery deadlines
and maintain consistent customer satisfaction. Your account manager
has been trained to provide personal care and attention, as well
as to customize our capabilities to match your needs and requirements,
all at competitive pricing. We are not satisfied unless you are.
Our service goes beyond contract manufacturing and filling. We
can provide you with a ready-to-market product while you focus your
attention on the marketing of that product. We can take responsibility
for purchasing and inventory of components, quality control, scheduling,
manufacturing and packaging, right through to the finished product
without compromising quality.
William E. Covey, Jr.
President, CEO and COO
As President, CEO and COO
of Hair Systems Inc., William E. Covey Jr. is responsible
for setting strategic direction as well as controlling the
operations of the company. Covey has been instrumental in the
expansion of the company to a worldwide manufacturer, developer,
and packager of reactive hair care products and played the
key role in the acquisition of the Bleach Blends business of
Wallis Laboratories, based in Luton, England. The acquisition
gave Hair Systems Inc. a larger International presence and
accelerated the mission of the company becoming a "Worldwide" leader.
Bill has over 20 years experience with Hair Systems and has
been involved in every aspect of the business. No one better
exemplifies the dedication and willingness to work his way
through the organization than this young executive.
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Marjorie M. Covey
For the past twenty years, Marge filled
the roles of Corporate Secretary, Treasurer, and Director
while also functioning as office manager, human relations manager
and controller, among others. During this time, she has been
able to develop an exceptional relationship with customers & vendors,
which has greatly benefited the growth and stability of Hair
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Mabel R. Covey
V.P., Science & Technology
Mabel Covey is Vice President of Science
and Technology and has overall responsibility for Quality Assurance
and the Product Development functions of Hair Systems Inc. With
over twenty-four years experience in the hair care industry,
Mabel provides leadership in the company's commitment to quality.
Since joining Hair Systems in 1996, Mabel has expanded the
Quality Assurance and Research and Development aspects of the
business through various measures. These measures include staffing,
equipment, implementation of policies and procedures to improve
and enhance the company's ability to offer technical support
and new technologies in our area of expertise to customers.
Prior to Hair Systems, Mabel served as the Director of Science
and Technology for Soft Sheen Products, Inc. for five years.
In that capacity, Mabel was responsible for the R&D of
new products, several of which were successfully launched.
Mabel launched her career in the cosmetic industry with American
Cyanamid's Consumer Research Center and has worked for companies
such as Avon & Playtex during her twenty-four years in
Mabel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Claflin College
and a Master of Science degree from Long Island University.
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Michael A. Spano
Vice President Sales & Marketing
As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Hair Systems,
Mike leads Hair Systems' Sales and Marketing efforts as well
as overseeing the IT function.
Prior to coming to Hair Systems, Mike was the Vice President
of Business Development for Reshare Corporation, a dot com
company which concentrated on e-commerce solutions for channel
dependent companies. However he spent the larger part of
his career with the Beauty and Barber Supply Institute (BBSI)
and was the association's Executive Director for the last
three years of his ten year stint.
Spano brings senior executive level experience carrying
out the vision of the BBSI Board of Directors and developing
strategic direction for the organization. Mike grew BBSI
from 10 staff and $2,500,000 to 24 staff and $7,300,000,
recruited the majority of the company's executives and lobbied
Congress and Senate to enact Anti tampering legislation.
Mike brings a myriad of industry connections with solid management
and development abilities to Hair Systems.
Mike holds a B.S. in Management from Montclair State College.
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Managing Director, Hair Systems Europe Limited
John Read brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise
to Hair Systems Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hair
Systems Inc. He began his career with Laporte Industries
Limited in 1960 and was with the company for thirty years.
At Laporte, John held the title of Engineering/Production
Manager and led many major projects for the company, which
included running the company's 8,000 t.p.a. Sodium Perborate
and Percarbonate Plant. In 1985, he was responsible for the
design, building and development of a new Denture Tablet
Facility at the Laporte site.
In 1990 John moved to Wallis Laboratory, a wholly owned
subsidiary of the Laporte group, which focused on the Hair
Bleach business. There he was responsible for the design
and building of a new plant, together with the task of heading
up the production team. In 1996 he was invited to join the
main board of Wallis as Production Director for the personal
care business, maintaining overall responsibility for engineering
in all areas of the business.
John has been involved in the production and sales of Hair
Bleach for over 20 years. He has had constant technical and
commercial contact with the key players in the hair care
industry and has developed many strong relationships.
As Sales Director, John manages the UK operation for Hair
Systems Europe Limited and has been responsible for the transition
of all operational services from Wallis Labs to Hair Systems.
His industry contacts and years of experience in the European
market make him an extremely valuable addition to the Hair
Systems Inc. management team.
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