OMHU just named one of Entrepreneur magazine's 100 Most Brilliant Companies in a new report just out: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219672 Honored to be included along with some other great companies targeting the senior category.
on May 31
Full page story on OMHU in Paper magazine's May issue (the one with Duran, Duran on the front cover!). Good to see the fashion folks getting with the program! Life is imperfect and beautiful. Hideous photo of me sadly! (Nurse Ratchet ain't in it!).
on May 10
AOL reran a small business story on OMHU yesterday driving thousands of visitors to our website and good sales for the day. Interesting how AOL is the only one to generate feisty emails and correspondence from seniors! Clearly the 60+ consumer is an AOL subscriber!
on April 10
Matthew May (author, the Shibumi Strategy: A Powerful Way to Create Meaningful Change, In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing and The Elegant Solution: Toyota's Formula for Mastering Innovation) featured OMHU on AmEx Open Forum http://bitly.com/gxQQoz
on April 06
OMHU to be featured on ABC news tonight, March 2nd. Lauren Glassberg is doing a segment on OMHU that is running during the 5pm EST newscast with an anticipated airtime of approx. 5.45pm EST.
on March 02
It's Fashion Week in NYC and our Wintercheck scarf has been written up in New York magazine's double issue focusing on Spring Fashion. The curated selection of other products we're selling at OMHU.com is proving to be a big hit with a broad range of people http://bit.ly/eIuT8l
on February 14
More people living longer is changing the business of aging. We started Omhu after searching in vain for well designed products for relatives and friends who needed help with simple tasks such as walking, bathing or reaching overhead. Pooling our collective experience in design, fashion and retail, we've created the first brand in the space known as aids for daily living.
Susy Korb, President
Susy is a brand strategist and retail expert who infuses business planning with creative vision. A co-founder of NICE Partners, a brand strategy and marketing communications firm, Susy has served a senior executive for leading luxury brands, including Tiffany, Christie’s and Harry Winston. As Chief Marketing Officer and Creative Director of Harry Winston, she directed all product design, store design, marketing, and public relations. As SVP of global marketing for Christie’s, Susy initiated a comprehensive retail brand platform for the 200-year-old business. As the head of marketing communications for Tiffany & Co., Susy created the iconic blue box campaign that facilitated remarkable growth while maintaining the brand’s mystique. Susy has also lead more entrepreneurial environments. In 2001, she co-founded Point One Percent, a marketing firm targeting high net worth individuals for clients such as Tiffany, Rolex, AIG and Godiva. She has also served president of Assouline, the creative agency and book publisher.
Susy has a BA in Art History from Yale and attended Harvard for graduate studies in Art History. She is on the board of New Yorkers for Children, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of children in foster care.
Rie Nørregaard, Creative Director
Rie is a creative director who focuses on the intersection between commerce, content and community. She has led interdisciplinary teams in the development of retail environments, merchandising concepts, products, packaging, advertising, e-commerce and application platforms. Rie has worked with some of the world’s leading design firms including Smart Design, Arnell Group, Organic and Frog Design for clients such as OXO International, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, American Express, Chanel, Microsoft, Nike, Sony Ericsson, Condé Nast, NBC Universal, ABC Carpet and Home, Target and Hewlett Packard.
Rie has a BA in communication design from DGH (Graphic Arts Institute of Denmark) in Copenhagen and started her career in Denmark designing packaging for LEGO and retail signage for the Copenhagen Airport. Rie is a color trend forecaster and frequent speaker in the international design and design education community.
Susan Towers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Susan is a creative sales and marketing executive who delivers results-oriented business solutions. A co-founder of NICE Partners, a brand strategy and marketing communications firm, Susan has served as a senior executive at a wide range of fashion, beauty and publishing companies. As head of global communications for Kiehl’s, Susan developed innovative marketing communications initiatives such as a scientific advisory panel, for the L’Oréal-owned brand. She has run business development for the creative agencies Assouline and Chandelier, where she directed projects for brands such as Coach, MAC and Movado. Susan also managed Bureau Betak, producing fashion show and events for Dior, Jennifer Lopez, Viktor & Rolf, and Michael Kors, among others. Susan began her career in publishing in London where she managed a number of advertising sales teams for eight years, worked at two start-ups and launched a number of publications in both business-to-business and consumer markets.
Susan has a BA in Psychology and Politics from University College, Dublin. She is on the board of Weston United, on the advisory committee of The Moth, is actively involved with the New York Stem Cell Foundation and a member of Fashion Group International.
World class design collective producing "must have" products
Category (durable medical equipment) is a proven but unappealing - our brand will redefine the space
Highly experienced and connected management team
Aging population worldwide is creating demand for products and services that support people's abilities as they change throughout life.