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Meet Net-a-Porter's beauty guy

David Olsen, VP for global beauty and grooming, is middle-aged with wife and 3 kids

New York

AT the fashion website Net-a-Porter, what began as a small selection of items from 11 beauty lines has, rather predictably, grown exponentially over a couple years to include 180 brands.

The person heading that expansion is, however, something of a surprise: a brawny 41-year-old, typically dressed in an understated Alfred Dunhill suit and traditional Hackett button-down. It would be far easier to imagine him poring over investment portfolios or legal documents than moisturising night creams,...

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