Coty appoints Camillo Pane as CEO and member of board
Mr. Pane currently holds the position of Executive Vice President of Coty’s Category Development and is a member of the Coty Executive Committee. Mr. Pane is a global consumer goods veteran and a proven leader with a strong track record for delivering business performance.
Prior to joining Coty, he spent 20 years with Reckitt Benckiser plc (RB), most recently as head of its global health and personal care business. He played a key role in RB’s large-scale move into consumer health, transforming that business into RB’s fastest-growing division.
His career in marketing and general management has covered both developed and developing markets, including Italy, the United States, Brazil and the UK. He has extensive experience in integration of acquisitions across a wide range of geographies.
Since joining Coty in July 2015, Mr. Pane has been leading the development of Coty’s portfolio, category and brand strategies, as well as the development of its beauty brand equities and associated innovation pipeline.
Mr. Pane will transitioning into the CEO role at the closing of the P&G transaction.
Bart Becht, currently Interim CEO and Chairman of Coty, will continue to serve as the Chairman of Coty’s Board.