Coty: hired Catia Cesari as senior vice president-business development, mergers and acquisitions. She will join Coty’s executive committee and report jointly to CEO Michele Scannavini and CFO Patrice de Talhouët.
Cesari brings 20 years of successful experience in M&A to Coty. In her previous role as chief mergers and acquisitions and human capital officer at Labelux Group, Cesari oversaw the acquisitions and restructuring of globally renowned fashion brands such as Jimmy Choo, Bally and Belstaff. Prior to that, at Gucci Group, Cesari was instrumental in the acquisition of global brands such as Bottega Veneta and Boucheron. She started her career with KPMG before embarking on a successful decade at General Electric.
Cesari will replace Peter Shaefer who will lead special cross-functional projects, reporting to Scannavini.