Ronald Perelman, chairman of Revlon's Board, said, "This is an exciting time for Revlon, which has enjoyed impressive growth, profitability and financial results which have enabled the transformative acquisition of The Colomer Group, including the Revlon Professional business (expected to close later this month), and the prior acquisitions of Pure Ice and SinfulColors. We believe David is the perfect choice to guide the Company in the interim period through its integration of The Colomer Group, including the Revlon Professional business, and the significant growth and profit opportunities presented by this acquisition. Alan has done a terrific job at Revlon and we appreciate Alan’s contributions and wish him continued success.”
Ennis said, "I've greatly enjoyed my tenure at Revlon, and I am proud of the results we have delivered. I believe we've laid a strong foundation for continued profitable growth and the ability to reap the full benefits of the impending acquisition of The Colomer Group, including the Revlon Professional business. However, I have come to the decision that it is best for me at this time to pursue other interests."
Kennedy, 66, joined Revlon in 2002 as executive vice president and president of Revlon International. In 2006 he was first appointed chief financial officer of Revlon, Inc. and its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, and then president and CEO and member of the Board of Directors. He resigned as president and CEO in May 2009 and became vice chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as assuming other senior executive roles with MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings and Scientific Games Corporation. Kennedy's business career, spanning four decades, also includes several senior management and senior financial positions with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola affiliates, Columbia Pictures, and Ernst & Young.