Ms Mawarni Hassan
Malaysian Cosmetics and Toiletries Industry Group (FMM)
An educator and HR Practitioner turned entrepreneur, Mawarni Hassan has propelled Cosmoderm to the forefront of the halal cosmetics industry in Malaysia since 2011. Cosmoderm is sold in over 3000 chain pharmacies like Guardian, Watsons, Caring, Aeon Wellness, retail outlets like Sheng Siong, independent pharmacies and online channels in Malaysia, Singapore, Lebanon and the Maldives. Cosmoderm’s achievements include the World Halal Best Brands Award by The Brandlaureate Asia Pacific Brands Foundation, the Best Skincare Solution from ASIA Halal Brand Award, and is the only cosmetic company to be selected to receive the Halal Fund by the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd.
Mawarni is a frequent speaker on halal cosmeceuticals and the importance of halal certification for the Muslim market and Malaysia’s role in providing a strong infrastructure in manufacturing and certification of halal certified cosmetics. She is passionate about CSR education projects for the urban poor, youth leadership and entrepreneurship.