Revlon Grabs Peterson for New COO Post

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Revlon Grabs Peterson for New COO Post

By CGT Staff - 04/19/2017

Revlon, Inc. has named Christopher Peterson chief operating officer, operations, a new role that puts him in charge of the company’s global supply chain, finance and IT functions. He will report to chief executive office Fabian Garcia.

Peterson joins Revlon from Ralph Lauren Corp., where he most recently has served as president of global brands since 2015. In that position, Peterson had oversight over the company's global brand presidents, as well as its chief financial officer, investor relations, information technology & real estate. He also spent several years as Lauren's chief financial officer. His career also includes 20 years at Procter & Gamble.

"Chris brings strong financial acumen, operational expertise and decades of experience leading global organizations for consumer and luxury brand companies and will be a tremendous asset to our organization," said Garcia. "Partnering with our senior executive team, I am confident that Chris will leverage his talents to help us execute our strategy and deliver long-term sustainable growth and profitability.”

“This is a very exciting time to join Revlon, with the recent acquisition of Elizabeth Arden and as the company enhances its position as a global beauty leader,” said Peterson. “I look forward to working with Fabian and Revlon’s leadership team to drive growth and value creation for all stakeholders.”