Carma said Friday that in the role, Edgett is responsible for leading all areas of product development, global regulatory compliance and product innovation.
He brings more than 25 years of R&D experience to Carma. Most recently, he served as vice president of R&D at eos Products LLC., where he led the design, startup and staffing of an R&D facility establishing internal product development capabilities, according to Carma.
Before that, at Kimberly-Clark HealthCare, Edgett directed innovation and product development, overseeing all new infection-prevention and wound-healing medical device product development. He has also served as vice president of feminine care R&D at Playtex Products Inc., senior director of open innovation at EPC and director of sun care R&D at Schering-Plough Healthcare Products.
“I am very pleased to be joining Carma Labs as a member of the leadership team,” Edgett said in a statement. “Carma has been, and continues to be, a leading lip balm innovator for over seven decades. I am looking forward to working alongside a close-knit, passionate team to build new brand categories, launch groundbreaking products and maximize overall brand development.”