Biography: Paul Thau

Paul Thau, founder of PaCar Tech LLC, has been in the cosmetics industry for more than 50 years including R&D positions at Revlon, Cosmair/L’Oréal, Bristol-Myers, Ciba Pharmaceutical Co. and Warner-Lambert. He has served the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) in many capacities—as president in 1988 and as chairman of the New York chapter in 1971. Later, he was named a member of the IFSCC Presidium and Scientific Committee. Thau is a fellow of the SCC and holds 15 US patents; he was presented with the SCC’s Maison de Navarre Award in 2005.