Personal Care Products Council Appoints Emily Manoso as General Counsel



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Personal Care Products Council Appoints Emily Manoso as General Counsel

WASHINGTON – The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) announced today Emily Manoso’s appointment as Executive Vice President, Legal & Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel. Manoso has a robust background in cosmetics and personal care products regulatory and legal issues, having previously worked as PCPC’s associate general counsel and staff counsel. More recently, Manoso worked as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

“We are excited to welcome Emily back to lead our legal team and guide our industry’s legal and regulatory strategies,” said Tom Myers, PCPC’s President & CEO. “Her diverse and extensive expertise will be instrumental in navigating our industry’s complex legal and regulatory landscape, enhancing our support to member companies.”

At DOJ, Manoso advocated for the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services in cases brought under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act. She started her legal career in private practice and as an assistant district attorney.  

Manoso earned her bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. 


 Founded in 1894, the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is the voice and advocate for 600 member companies representing the $529.3 global cosmetics and personal care products industry. PCPC’s members represent approximately 90% of the U.S. beauty industry and are some of the most beloved and trusted brands in beauty and personal care today. As manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of a diverse range of products millions of consumers rely on every day — from sunscreens, toothpaste and shampoo to moisturizer, makeup and fragrance — PCPC’s member companies are global leaders committed to safety, quality and innovation.