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NOVEMBER 15 - 18, 2021
The Westin Kierland
Scottsdale, AZ
Fem Care: Challenge to the Status Quo I
Wednesday, November 17
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Feminine Hygiene Around the World - A View of 9 Countries Today and Forecasted Market Shifts Between Now and 2024

Nearly 7000 women age 16 – 50 shared information on feminine hygiene products they use, brands they prefer, channels in which they shop, information platforms they value, and motivation for changing brands or trying new products. Countries included China, India, UK France, Germany, Italy, US, Mexico and Brazil. The research methodology included focus groups and a survey enriched with secondary research. This talk will bring forth ideas for cultural and demographic segmentation as well as data on where markets are forecast to grow over the next few years.


» Janet O'Regan

Director, Nonwovens Marketing, Cotton Incorporated


Jan O'Regan is Director, Nonwovens Marketing for Cotton Incorporated. In this capacity she works to uncover new opportunities for cotton to bring value in to the nonwovens industry. The work includes leading efforts in strategic planning, technical and market project management and sharing ideas and results with the global supply chain.

Jan's professional experience is strong in nonwovens. She has spent over three decades in this industry in a variety of assignments including sales, marketing, strategic planning and business management. Market responsibilities included consumer and industrial markets on regional, national and global teams. Over the past ten years, she has had the opportunity to apply these broad experiences to new markets for cotton in nontraditional applications.

Jan earned a BS in Textiles and Business, summa cum laud from Penn State and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. Since then she has continued to learn through executive education programs at Northwestern University.