VP Legal & Regulatory Affairs, KTN Dr. Neuberger GmbH
TOPIC: Digital marketing – compliance challenges with intangible productss
Raphael, an experienced lawyer (Germany), currently works as General Counsel at KTN Dr. Neuberger GmbH, a color cosmetic sourcing, marketing and distribution company (own brands, private label). Since June 2016, Raphael has been responsible for all legal and regulatory matters for the company, including operational functions (IT and processes). Prior to working at KTN Dr. Neuberger, Raphael was the Director of Regulatory Affairs at cosnova beauty GmbH, a colour cosmetic marketing company (brands: essence, Catrice, & L.O.V), from 2012 to June 2016. During this time, Raphael was responsible for Regulatory Affairs, including international product registration and customs, overseeing, developing and negotiating key-contracts for company.
Raphael has also held several positions at Markwins International, a colour cosmetic manufacturing, marketing and distribution company (brands: Wet’n’Wild & Physicians Formula), as In-house Counsel (Europe), VP Legal and Regulatory Affairs (Hong Kong) and Managing Director/Company Officer with statutory authority (Markwins International GmbH, Germany). For more than ten years, he worked closely with key account managers on retail and distribution agreements in many European countries (Italy, France, Spain, UK, Poland). He has strong regulatory experience within colour cosmetics; this is primarily within EU Regulation 1223/2009/EC, but also US and South American regulations.