Chris Combe, serves as Chairman of Combe Incorporated, a 62-year-old privately held global manufacturer and marketer of health and beauty care products, headquartered in White Plains, New York. Combe Incorporated markets well-known brands such as Vagisil, Just for Men, Aqua Velva, Lectric Shave, Brylcreem, and Sea-Bond. He has launched his business in Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and lived in Europe for four years managing the company's business throughout that area. He was also chairman of the World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI) and is a current member of the board of directors of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC).
In addition to his successful career, Chris is an engaged philanthropist and Board Co-Chair of Malaria No More, a global nonprofit organization with offices in the United States and Africa, and affiliates in Japan and the United Kingdom. Malaria No More uses strategic advocacy and innovative partnerships to engage leaders at all levels of government to raise awareness of malaria, generate political will, and mobilize the resources needed to defeat this disease. Chris will discuss why he is actively involved in the fight against malaria, why the private sector matters to global malaria progress, and how the U.S. and Japan can come together to help achieve malaria elimination goals.
Here is the link to Chris Combe's bio
William Bishop, Chair
John Carlson, Izumi Hamada, Yuko Kidoguchi, Takeo Morooka, Byron Sigel, Vice Chairs
John D. Harris, Board Liaison
ACCJ Healthcare Committee
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