Alastair Symington has over 23 years of consumer goods experience in beauty, health, and grooming.
Mr Symington has been the group chief executive and managing director of Blackmores since September 2019.
Prior to that, he had spent 10 years in a wide range of sales and marketing roles with Nestlé and Gillette in Australia, with Procter & Gamble where he moved to Singapore and was responsible for strategy and planning across Asia Pacific for the beauty and grooming categories. He also led global and regional teams, including as China managing director for Wella where he was based in Shanghai. Mr Symington then joined Coty as part of the merger between P&G specialty beauty brands and the former Coty company, helping to transform it into the third largest beauty company in the world. He was the senior vice president of Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East.