Mary Kay Inc. is an American privately owned multi-level marketing /direct sales company that sells cosmetics products. According to Direct Selling News, Mary Kay was the sixth largest direct selling company in the world in 2015, with a wholesale volume of US$3.7 billion. Mary Kay is based in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas. The company was founded by Mary Kay Ash in 1963. Richard Rogers, Mary Kay\'s son, is the chairman, and David Holl is president and was named CEO in 2006.