Elite Careers: Achieving Beauty Around The World


Since 1980, Repêchage has been passionate about helping clients achieve beautiful, healthy, skin and hair at the finest spas and salons around the world. Pioneers in seaweed based products and treatments in the US, Repêchage continues to develop collections to benefit a variety of skin conditions and concerns.

Freshly harvested seaweeds that are processed utilizing our proprietary method to maintain all the rich vitamins, minerals, trace elements and amino acids are the hallmark of our formulations. Our luxurious collection will rejuvenate, nourish, hydrate, re-balance and purify the body and soul.

Name: Shiri Sarfati

Company: Repêchage

Position: Executive Vice President

Age (optional): Ageless Darling!

Number of years with company: 10 years

College, Graduate school (plus Major and Minors, if applicable): I hold a Masters Degree in Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing and Management from The Fashion Institute of Technology and a B.A. from Columbia University. I spent a semester studying abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo, and speak Japanese and Hebrew.

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Hilary Sheinbaum | Elite.