Mr. Carameros earned a BBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin. His business experience includes serving as a certified public accountant in private practice, and as senior vice president-Finance and CFO for Farah Incorporated. He served on the Board of Directors of Farah Incorporated from 1987 until it was sold in 1998. Mr. Carameros has been a member of the Board of Directors of Helen of Troy, Limited since June 1993.
As executive vice president, Mr. Carameros will oversee the company's Finance and Credit division, the company's International Sales function, the Brush, Comb and Accessory sales division, as well as the newly established Idelle Labs Division for Hair and Skin Care Products.