Michael Hughes comes to Elevation Labs with over 18 years of experience in the beauty and skincare industry. Michael began his career in Ireland with Procter & Gamble, producing skincare & cosmetics for brands such as Olay, Max Factor, and Cover Girl. In 2003 he transferred to the US with P&G, where he has worked in Cincinnati, Boston and most recently Iowa City, Iowa. There, he successfully directed operations as the plant manager of P&G’s largest beauty care plant, producing 600 million bottles every year of shampoo, conditioner, body wash and mouthwash for brands such as Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Crest, Old Spice & Olay, and grossing over 2 billion in sales annually. As part of that role, he also ran one of the largest distribution centers globally and had the opportunity to share his insights on topics such as Millennial Management with leaders around the globe.
Michael Hughes received his Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering from University College Dublin in Ireland and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. Bringing his vast knowledge to Elevation Labs, Michael’s top priority will be to ensure that the highest quality products are being produced on time and in-full for every customer. His goal is to build on Elevation’s world-class operations, both in Idaho, LA and Colorado, creating a culture that is highly adaptable, team-oriented, and streamlined to ensure excellent workflow and best-in-class responsiveness for every customer.