David Holl joined Mary Kay Inc. in June 1993, and in 1996, he became Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In 2001, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. Subsequently, David was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. David is responsible for the leadership of the Company with the world headquarters in Dallas and operations in almost 40 international markets. Mary Kay develops, tests, manufactures and packages the majority of its own products at state-of-the art plants in Dallas and in China.
David is a member of the Mary Kay Inc. Board of Directors. He also is a past Board Chair of the Direct Selling Association as well as a member of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) Board and the World Federation of Direct Selling Association CEO Council. David serves or has served on numerous civic boards, including The Nature Conservancy, the Southwestern Medical Foundation and the Dallas Citizens Council.
He is a graduate of Clemson University. David earned his MBA from the University of South Carolina, where he was designated the outstanding MBA candidate, and in 2008 received USC’s Moore School of Business Distinguished Alumnus Award.