Ms. Kovesdy joined Shiseido in 2007 and currently holds the position of Senior Finance Manager at Shiseido Cosmetics America. In this role, she oversees the creation of annual budgets, five year plans and monthly P&L forecasts for the Shiseido, Clé de Peau Beauté and Qiora brands within the US Market. Ms. Kovesdy works with senior leadership to ensure sales and profit targets are achieved each season. Throughout her tenure at Shiseido, Ms. Kovesdy has played a key role in the development of several major projects, including leading an inter-departmental and cross functional team on the creation and automation of a new Retail Door P&L structure allowing for more timely and effective analysis of individual door performance. Ms. Kovesdy also managed the implementation of a new budgeting and forecasting system across the entire company. Prior to joining Shiseido, Ms. Kovesdy was a Senior Financial Analyst at CCAS in Boston where she developed a new client audit procedure that resulted in a 10% adjustment of unrealized revenue for the company. Ms. Kovesdy graduated from Bentley College in Waltham, MA with a degree in Economics-Finance and a minor in International Studies and studied abroad in Southern Italy. Ms. Kovesdy is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW).