Won a place in the global cosmetics market
Maria Hatzistefanis’s Rodial cosmetics company gained international recognition with successful innovations, like the luxury skincare snake serum line of cosmetics.
Founded in 1999 by Maria, Rodial announced a £15 million turnover in 2010, marketing the brand’s products as an alternative to cosmetic surgery.
Over 1,500 shops sell Rodial’s anti aging and body sculpting products in 35 countries, like the United States, the United Arabic Emirates, India, Australia, Malaysia and Russia.
Rodial’s huge celebrity following and prestigious clientele include fashion designer Allegra Hicks, Angelina Jolie and Kirsten Dunst.
After graduating from the Kapodistrian University of Athens, Maria Hatzistefanis relocated to New York to study at the Columbia University. She later decided to live in the United States, where she has worked with Salomon Brothers for 3 years and eventually relocated to London in 1997.
Her company filled a huge gap in the cosmetics market by manufacturing natural ingredients cosmetics.
She is married to Stratis and has 2 sons.