Janet Gurwitch


Gurwitch serves as an operating partner at Castanea Partners from 2009 to 2019 where she was involved in several successful investments and strategic exits, including First Aid Beauty (acquired by P&G in 2018) and Tatcha (acquired by Unilever in 2019). She founded Laura Mercier, a prestige beauty brand, alongside makeup artist Laura Mercier.

  • October 2020

Added to: Olaplex - Boston, MA

Olaplex, a professional hair care brand and company, was acquired by Advent International in 2020. Ranked as one of the highest engagement hair care brands on social media platforms, Olaples is a go-to for both stylists and consumers. Olaplex products are sold in 101 countries and through professional salons, retail and e-commerce channels.