President - Beauty, Health, Wellness & Strategic Partnerships Ricardo Alvar

"The electric light did not come from the continuous improvement of candles." --Oren Harari.

Ricardo Alvar is JBC's President of Beauty, Health, Wellness and Strategic Partnerships. He oversees day-to-day operations and business development, as well as global expansion. Leveraging his extensive sales and recruiting experience, he works closely with various internal teams to forge deeper partnerships and create new initiatives for JBC's vast network of clients.

Before joining JBC, Ricardo was Chief Strategy Officer at ForceBrands, a leading Executive Search firm focusing on the Food, Beverage and Beauty industries. Prior to ForceBrands, Ricardo served as the Chief Business Development Officer of Global Retail at 24 Seven for fourteen years where he led the firm’s strategic direction with respect to client development, geographic expansion both nationally and internationally, service diversification, and sales management.

Ricardo graduated from the Universidad De La Republica in Uruguay and is on the Board of Directors for Fashion Group International (FGI), where he chairs the Board’s Nominations Committee.