Movado Group names Ricardo Quintero president
Mr. Quintero is a highly accomplished executive with nearly 30 years of brand building, marketing and international expansion experience. He has held leadership positions with several high profile global consumer companies, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Global General Manager - Market Development at Clinique (Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.).
Prior to this position, Mr. Quintero held various managerial positions of increasing responsibility at The Estée Lauder Companies beginning in 1999. Prior to this, he was involved in several family owned apparel businesses in his native Mexico. Earlier in his career, Mr. Quintero developed his marketing expertise at Pepsi Cola Mexicana and Procter & Gamble de México.
Richard Coté, who served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010, has been promoted to Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Coté joined the Company in January 2000 as Executive Vice President – Finance and Administration. In May 2001, Mr. Coté was promoted to Executive Vice President - Chief Operating Officer and in March 2010 he was promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining the Company, he worked for Colgate-Palmolive, a global consumer goods company, where, from 1998 to 2000, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for U.S. operations, and from 1993 to 1998, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Asia/Pacific operations.
Prior to joining Colgate-Palmolive, Mr. Coté spent eight years at KPMG LLP in public accounting. He is a licensed CPA. ■