Kiehl’s USA President, Chris Salgardo, flew in from New York for the opening of a new store at the Woodlands Mall.
Kiehl’s was founded in 1851 as an old-world apothecary in New York’s East Village neighborhood. Mind you, this was before Abraham Lincoln was President!
I had a chance to ask him some questions about Kiehl’s and a few tid bits about his personal life. Check out what he said below!
I’m originally from Los Angeles.
You started using Kiehl's products long before you started working there. What sets their products apart?
Their dedication to using only the finest quality ingredients. We are not concerned with our packaging, instead we dedicate our resources to superior ingredients and a lot of research goes into that.
This is a 2 week ride that about 15-20 of us participate in every year to raise money and awareness for AmFar. It begins at the Harley Davidson headquarters in Milwaukee and ends at the Kiehl’s flagship store in New York City. We ride approximately 1,800 miles.
Alaska! That is my dream.
All over NYC. I like longboards because they have the bigger wheels that can hold a guy like me.
And to finish up..what are some of your hobbies? I hear you like archery! Where does that come from and where are you able to do that?
Twenty years ago I was watching the Olympics and became obsessed. It looked so skillful and meditative. I grew up target shooting, so I was interested in the skill of a steady hand. Not to mention, it also takes a lot of strength. There is only one place in Queens to practice, but I have a country house and can practice there as well.