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Coty Announces Appointment of Gordon von Bretten as Chief Transformation Officer to Amplify and Accelerate Coty Transformation

May 28, 2020

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) today announced the appointment of Gordon von Bretten as Chief Transformation Officer to assist Coty Leadership in accelerating and amplifying the transformational journey the company has started in the recent months.

Gordon von Bretten brings more than 25 years of experience in creating value and performance enhancement, having previously served in a variety of Leadership roles in management consulting, mostly with turn-around expert AlixPartners, as well as A.T. Kearney, focusing on restructuring and performance improvement. He notably drove operational turn-around under PE ownership at KlöcknerPentaplast. He spent the 5 recent years as an operating partner with KKR Capstone, the in-house operating team of KKR, focusing on corporate carve-out and value creation across the KKR portfolio.

About Coty Inc.

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, hair color and styling, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two in professional hair color & styling, and number three in color cosmetics. Coty’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.

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