DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mary Kay Inc., a top beauty brand, and direct seller in more than 35 markets around the world, announces the appointment of Julia A. Simon as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at the company’s global headquarters in Addison, Texas.

As a member of the executive committee, Simon will manage all aspects of the company’s Legal, Risk Management, Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility functions. Simon has more than 25 years of legal experience in private law practice and in-house positions.   She first joined Mary Kay Inc. in 1995 as an employment lawyer, then left to rejoin the law firm, Locke Purnell Rain Harrell, where she was elected as a partner in 1998. Simon returned to Mary Kay Inc. in 2000 and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary.