Patrick O'brien
Biography
Patrick O'BrienCEOParis Presents
Patrick J. O’Brien is currently Chief Executive Officer of Paris Presents Inc., a global beauty company located in Gurnee, Illinois.  In addition, Patrick is Co-Founder and Chairman of Patina Solutions, a global senior management staffing/consulting firm. 

Paris Presents was recently named the fastest growing Health and Beauty Company under $1 billion in the U.S. in the BCG/IRI Momentum report. Patrick has been CEO since 2012 and board member since 2011. From 2007 until 2010 Patrick was the President of the Developed Markets division of SC Johnson for U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan.  Prior, Patrick held the position of President of SC Johnson – Europe, Africa, and Middle East and was based in London, England from 2003 to 2007.  In addition, Patrick previously held the role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Johnson Outdoors; a global sporting goods company. 

In 2008, Patrick was a co-founder of Patina Solutions, a senior level solutions/temporary-staffing firm focused on talent with 25+ years’ experience, becoming Chairman in 2011.  Patina was named to the Inc. 500 growth list in August 2013, Entrepreneurial Start-up of the Year in Milwaukee in 2009, and a Future 50 Growth company in 2011-2013.  Patina has expanded to 12 U.S. markets, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, as part of a global rollout.

Patrick holds an Undergraduate and Graduate degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  Patrick current board memberships include Bad Donkey Social, Asia Resources Development, and The Prairie School.  Previous boards include Schawk!, SC Johnson Europe, The Racine Zoo, Fruits and Passions, Downtown Racine Corp. and the Racine Youth Academy.  Patrick and his wife, Betsie, have 3 children and reside in Somers, WI.