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Committees


The standing committees of our Board of Directors are the Audit and Finance Committee and the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.

Committee Charters

Audit and Finance Committee
Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson
Committee Member Member
 Audit and Finance CommitteeRemuneration and Nomination Committee
SABINE CHALMERS 
SABINE CHALMERS
Director


Sabine brings to the Board 25 years of senior management experience in international consumer goods and an extensive track record in M&A. Sabine served as Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, Company Secretary and a member of the Executive Board of Management of Anheuser-Busch InBev since 2005. In this role, she led the global legal, regulatory, communications and CSR functions during the successful growth of the organization to one of the world’s top consumer products companies. During h... 

Committee Member  
JOACHIM FABER 
JOACHIM FABER
Director


Joachim Faber joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in 2010. Mr. Faber is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt, a member of the board of HSBC Holdings PLC, London, Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of JAB Holding Company s.á.r.l. and a member of the board of Allianz S.A., Paris. Mr. Faber was a member of the Supervisory Board of OSRAM Licht AG and the Chairman of its audit committee until June 30, 2014. Until 2011, Mr. Faber served as the ... 

Committee Member  
OLIVIER GOUDET 
OLIVIER GOUDET
Director


Olivier Goudet joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in 2013. Mr. Goudet is Partner and CEO of the JAB Group, a position he has held since June 2012. He started his professional career in 1990 at Mars, Incorporated, serving on the finance team of the French business. After six years, he left Mars to join the VALEO Group, where he held several senior executive positions. In 1998, he returned to Mars, where he later became Chief Financial Officer in 2004. In 2008, his role was broad... 

  
PETER HARF 
PETER HARF
Chairman of the Board


Peter Harf joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in 1996. Mr. Harf was Chairman of the Board of Coty Inc. from 2001 until 2011 and Chief Executive Officer of Coty Inc. from 1993 to 2001. He is Chief Executive Officer of Lucresca and Agnaten, which indirectly share voting and investment control over shares of the Company. Mr. Harf joined Joh. A. Benckiser SE. in 1981, serving the company in a variety of capacities, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1988. In Septe... 

  
ANNA-LENA KAMENETZKY 
ANNA-LENA KAMENETZKY
Director


Anna-Lena Kamenetzky has been a Partner and Head of Business Development at JAB Holding since August 2012, as well as co-head of the JAB Consumer Fund, and brings over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, business development, investing and restructuring. Before joining JAB, she served as a Managing Director at private equity firm RHJI, where she was in charge of restructuring and selling its Japanese portfolio assets and where she held several Board positions. She was a Non-Independe... 

  
PIERRE LAUBIES 
PIERRE LAUBIES
Chief Executive Officer


Pierre Laubies is Coty’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors.

Pierre is a seasoned business leader with nearly 30 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. He has a strong track record of driving operational, commercial and financial turnarounds as well as instilling distinctive cultures.

Prior to joining Coty, Pierre served as CEO of Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), one of the world’s leading coffee and beverage companies. In this... 

  
PAUL S. MICHAELS 
PAUL S. MICHAELS
Director


Paul S. Michaels joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in June 2015. Prior to joining Coty Inc., Paul S. Michaels served as the President of Mars, Incorporated, parent company of William Wrigley Jr. Co., from January 2004 to January 2015. Mr. Michaels began his career at The Procter & Gamble Company and later moved to Johnson & Johnson, where he spent 15 years building many of the company’s flagship brands. Mr. Michaels holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame.<... 

  Committee Member
ERHARD SCHOEWEL 
ERHARD SCHOEWEL
Director, Chair of Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Lead Independent Director


Erhard Schoewel Erhard Schoewel joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in 2006 and serves as Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. From 1999 to 2006, he was Executive Vice President responsible for Europe at Reckitt Benckiser PLC. From 1979 to 1999 he held positions of increasing responsibilities at Benckiser. Prior to that, he worked for PWA Waldhof. In 2012, Mr. Schoewel was elected to the Supervisory Board of the Jahr Holding GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg, Germany. He w... 

  Chairperson
ROBERT SINGER 
ROBERT SINGER
Director, Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee


Robert Singer joined the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. in 2010, and serves as Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. From 2006 to 2009 he served as Chief Executive Officer of Barilla Holding S.p.A., an Italian food company, and before that he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie and Fitch Co. from May 2004 until August 2005. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Gucci Group N.V. from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Singer started his career at Coopers & Lybrand i... 

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