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Ed Bobit, founder of Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS, passes away at 86

June 29, 2014  | News

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS Magazine and VietSALON as well as many other media brands, passed away this morning at the age of 86.

Keywords: Cyndy Drummey   George Schaeffer   Hannah Lee   Maggie Awards   obituaries  

Breaking News: OPI’s George Schaeffer Retires After 32 Years

November 21, 2013  | News

Coty Inc. announced today that OPI founder and CEO George Schaeffer is retiring, but he will continue to work with OPI’s management team through a newly created role as OPI’s strategic board advisor. He’ll support long-standing artistic director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann and newly appointed GM Mary van Praag.

Keywords: Coty   George Schaeffer   OPI Products   retirement  

John Heffner Joins OPI as President and General Manager

December 17, 2012  | Article

In August, OPI Products announced the appointment of John Heffner as the brand’s new president and general manager.

Keywords: George Schaeffer   John Heffner   OPI Products   Suzi Weiss-Fischmann  

George Schaeffer Highlights OPI Success on Fox News

December 6, 2012  | Video

George Schaeffer, OPI Founder and CEO highlighted the success of OPI and the current state of the nail polish industry in an interview on Fox Business News.

Keywords: Business   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

John Heffner Joins OPI as President & GM

August 27, 2012  | News

OPI Products has announced that John Heffner will be the brand's new president and general manager, joining George Schaeffer and Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.

Keywords: George Schaeffer   John Heffner   OPI Products  

2012 Spirit of Life Honors OPI's George Schaeffer

July 26, 2012  | Video

City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life Award was presented to OPI's George Schaeffer, who raised $5.2 million for City of Hope for diabetes research. (He raised $2.7 million and pledged to match $2.5 million on his own.) This video was played at the gala on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Cosmoprof in Las Vegas. Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik sang the hit song "100 Years" live during the tribute.

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

OPI's George Schaeffer Raises $5M, Marries, and Parties with Al Green and Aretha Franklin

July 26, 2012  | Photo Gallery

This year's City of Hope Spirit of Life Award honoree was OPI's George Schaeffer. At a party in his honor this past Saturday night, more than 1,700 guests were treated to the soulful stylings of Reverend Al Green and Aretha Franklin. And true to Schaeffer's gift for surprise, we all also got to see him marry his long-time girlfriend Irina Afzal.

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products   Star Nail Products   Tony Cuccio  

City of Hope Honors OPI's George Schaeffer

June 28, 2012  | Video

OPI's George Schaeffer discusses his involvement with City of Hope, a comprehensive cancer center that also leads in the fight to conquer diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. On July 21, 2012, the City of Hope will present the Spirit of Life Award to Schaeffer for his outstanding philanthropic and business contributions.

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OPI's Schaeffer Raising Millions for Diabetes Research

Keywords: George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

OPI’s Schaeffer Raising Millions for Diabetes Research

March 19, 2012  | Article

Schaeffer’s personal goal is to raise and donate over $5 million to help City of Hope continue to advance their mission. He will personally match up to $2.5 million raised for the George W. Schaeffer Endowment for Innovation in Diabetes Research.

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

OPI’s Schaeffer Supports Cedars-Sinai

August 23, 2011  | News

George Schaeffer — the founder, president, and CEO of OPI Products and CEO of Aloxxi International   — has continued in his giving ways with a major gift to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

Giving Back, OPI-style

August 1, 2008  | Article

OPI held essay contest for children of employees and awarded $1000 scholarships and flatscreen computers to winners.

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

L.A. Mayor Applauds OPI

May 1, 2008  | News

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recognized OPI for its “great corporate citizenship,” saying that the 400 jobs the company has created are a model for the rest of Los Angeles.

Keywords: awards   George Schaeffer   OPI Products   Suzi Weiss-Fischmann  

OPI Celebrates 25 Years of Fashion and Innovation

August 1, 2006  | Article

NAILS recently asked OP president George Schaeffer to look back on his 25 years in the nail business.

Keywords: company anniversaries   George Schaeffer   OPI Products   Suzi Weiss-Fischmann  

A Look at the Habits of Industry Leaders

July 1, 2006  | Article

Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.

Keywords: American International Industries   Backscratchers   Barbicide   CND   Debbie Doerrlamm  

OPI Lends a Helping Hand to Hurricane Katrina Survivors

November 1, 2005  | Article

Keywords: charity   George Schaeffer   OPI Products  

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