Karl-Heinz Pitsch is an Operating Advisor of Bookend Capital Partners. Mr. Pitsch was formerly the CEO of Sexy Hair Concepts, a portfolio company of TSG Consumer Partners which was acquired by Henkel AG & Co. Prior to Sexy Hair Concepts, he was the General Manager of Bumble & Bumble, a division of Estee Lauder. Mr. Pitsch also had a long career with Germany-based beauty company Wella International, where he led international organizations and participated in M&A activities. As Wella’s Group President for North and Latin America, Mr. Pitsch was responsible for creating a common go-to-market structure and, ultimately, Wella’s integration into Procter & Gamble when it was acquired. As Wella’s Corporate Vice President, Mr. Pitsch was responsible for Wella’s worldwide marketing and sales strategy. As CEO of Wella USA, Mr. Pitsch was responsible for its North American business, selling through regional distributors and a direct sales force.