About Us

Proudly serving the professional Beauty Industry for over 75 years!

Worldwide Distribution

Founded in 1942 by Charles G. Spilo, Spilo Worldwide in Los Angeles, CA has accrued over 75 years of experience in the professional beauty industry. Charles wore a carnation in his lapel every day which is now part of the Spilo logo representing our commitment to his values of sincerity, cordiality and integrity in doing business.

 

This family owned company has a reputation as being reliable, honest, and customer focused, taking a personal approach on fast and efficient service.

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“Spilo delights in innovation, creativity and surprise – and for over 75 years we have been committed to bringing fun and inspiring products to beauty professionals. This industry is built on change and transformation which makes each and every day so exciting.”

MARC SPILO, CEO OF SPILO WORLDWIDE

Company Overview

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Our Industry

 

We cover every segment of the professional beauty industry (professional is a licensed hairstylist, barber, nail technician or esthetician). Main consumers consist of thousands of salon professionals including beauty and barber school students. Non-professional consumers are reached through OTC beauty supply stores such as ULTA, BSG, Sally’s Beauty Supply and more…

Our Partners

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  • Full Service Distributors

  • Beauty Supply Stores

  • Chain Salons & Spas

  • Professional Catalogs

  • Beauty Schools

  • International Partners

Marc Spilo

Marc Spilo, CEO & Owner, has had a lifelong enthusiasm for the professional beauty industry. Mentored by his father Charles Spilo, Spilo Worldwide’s founder, Marc continues Spilo’s commitment to offering a full-spectrum of high quality products. Leading as CEO since 1993, Marc’s focus has been to drive creativity, maintain high levels of service and continue to develop relationships with business partners built on trust and integrity.

 

In this ever-changing industry, Marc thrives on the creativity and family spirit still alive and well in the community today.

Leadership.
Motivation.
Expertise. 
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Leadership Team

Jeff Lapin

Jeff Lapin

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff has been the CEO and/or President of four public and four private global companies, including Starwood Hotels, Take-Two Interactive and Atari. He brings a wealth of experience in product development, marketing and supply chain management. His focus at Spilo Worldwide is on strategic planning and growth.

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Lisa Kelly

Vice President of Marketing

Lisa Kelly has spent her career in the global beauty industry within the professional haircare, color and skincare segments. Most recently she was the Vice President of Global Marketing & Innovation at Macadamia Beauty responsible for global brand and product development, strategy, and execution. Previously she held global brand development roles at Kao Brands Company (John Frieda), L’Oreal USA (L’Oreal Professional & Matrix), Joico, Graham Webb, and Shiseido Cosmetics. Lisa’s focus at Spilo is to develop a strategic vision, brand portfolio strategy and accompanying 360-degree Marketing plans for Spilo’s proprietary and exclusive brands.

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Misty Becker

Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Misty has acquired over fifteen years of sales leadership experience with a focus on consultative selling and customer relationships. After spending nine years as a sales leader with Staples, Inc. she made a decision to delve into the world of beauty. At Spilo Worldwide, her focus is on cultivating customer relationships and supporting overall company growth through creative selling initiatives.

Bill Kaba

Bill Kaba

Vice President of Finance

Bill has 34 years of experience, primarily with Mars Inc., focusing on strategic planning, business analysis and product development, working on Pet Food, Confection, Food and the Seeds of Change brands. His goal at Spilo Worldwide is to provide the financial, IT and strategic process tools to help the business drive profitable growth.