Mary L. Harris
Managing Director,
M3 Cosmetic Labs South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Mary L. Harris is Managing Director of M3 Cosmetic Labs South Africa (Pty) Ltd., manufacturer of NexSheen Arganics™ brand products. Based in Johannesburg South Africa, M3 Cosmetic Labs is one of the newest and largest manufacturers of Ethnic hair care products in the Republic of South Africa, with affiliated offices in the United States.

Mary launched M3 Cosmetic Labs South Africa (Pty) Ltd. in partnership with her twin sister, Marty Joshua and niece, Mary Lee Joshua. Mary launched M3 Cosmetic Labs to continue to be an active part of the Ethnic Hair Care Industry and fill a necessary void that she saw on the South African shelves and she heard from the South African consumers. Her innate creativity and insight into the industry is enhanced by her years of experience in the hair care industry, both in RSA and the USA. Mary has been determined, over the past 16 years to bring high quality, innovative hair care products to the African continent that they have long been lacking. By joining forces with her sister and niece, the three of them have been able to combine their expertise to be a powerhouse in the African hair care industry to lead the way with modernization and technology.

About Mary: As Owner and CEO at J.M. Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Mary Harris has overcome many obstacles in taking the company from a state of liquidation to one of the largest manufacturers of ethnic hair care products in South Africa.

In 1978, Mary began her career at M & M Products where she progressed from an In-Store Demonstrator to being honored as a Sales Representative with the "Rookie of the Year" award in 1980. From 1981 to 1982, Mary honored her management and selling skills as Sales Manager for MGM Brokerage Company. In 1982 Mary was recruited by Soft Sheen Products, Inc. the category leader at that time. Mary quickly rose from Regional Merchandising Manager to National Sales Manager for the Wave Nouveau line then to Sales Director for Mizani.

In 1992 Mary joined J.M. Products, Inc. as their National Sales Manager. In 1994 Mary left the US to assume the position of Managing Director for J.M. Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd. The company has achieved consistent growth of over 100% year-after-year, developed a loyal customer base and maintained an enviable reputation under Mary's guidance and direction.