Shona Bear has joined Bulldog Skincare For Men after almost a decade with Marks & Spencer.

The former M&S technical manager becomes the skincare brand’s new product development, technical and regulatory manager, responsible for expanding Bulldog’s role in the men’s ­skincare ­category both within the UK and overseas.

Bear has more than 25 years’ experience in the cosmetics industry, including spells at Yardley of London, Robert McBride and Peter Black Toiletries & Cosmetics.

During her time at M&S, she led the ­innovation, development and launch of the M&S Pure Natural Beauty range.