Coty appointed Gordon von Bretten chief transformation officer to assist the company’s leadership in accelerating and amplifying the company’s transformational journey.

von Bretten has 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 turnaround expert AlixPartners, as well as A.T. Kearney, focusing on restructuring and performance improvement. He drove operational turnaround under PE ownership at KlöcknerPentaplast. He also spent five 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.

Coty is a beauty company with a portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, hair color and styling, and skin and body care.