Mr. Rousselle is a Managing Director at William Hood & Company, a differentiated industry-focused investment banking firm covering the Consumer, Food and Retail sectors with a specialization in Health and Wellness. Mr. Rousselle leads William Hood & Company’s Beauty & Personal Care practice.
Mr. Rousselle is well-known as a highly knowledgeable and well-networked investment banker in the Beauty & Personal Care industries.
Over the course of his 15-year career, Mr. Rousselle has been successful in both transactional and operating positions. His advisory experience includes roles at successful independent boutiques and larger firms prior to William Hood & Company, including Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital and Moelis & Company in both London and New York. Mr. Rousselle’s operating experience consists of 5 years at The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL) where he held leadership roles in the Global Business Development and M&A team and in MAC Cosmetics’ Strategy and Finance team.
Mr. Rousselle’s notable Beauty & Personal Care experience includes the strategic growth investment in Sky Organics by Nexus Capital, the sale of InstaNatural to an affiliate of Monogram Capital Partners, the sale of W3LL PEOPLE to e.l.f. Cosmetics, the carveout of RoC® Skincare from Johnson & Johnson by Gryphon Investors, The Estée Lauder Companies’ acquisition of GLAMGLOW, Coty’s acquisition of OPI and the Estée Lauder Companies’ acquisition of Smashbox.
Mr. Rousselle received his M.Sc. in Management from ESCP Europe with a Major in Finance. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Mr. Rousselle holds the following FINRA registrations: 7, 63 and 79.