Revlon, Inc. named Thomas Cho chief supply chain officer.
In this position, Cho will be responsible for Revlon’s end to end global supply chain operations, including supply chain strategy, planning, procurement, manufacturing, engineering, distribution and logistics for the company’s diverse brand portfolio across all channels and geographies. Cho, who officially joined Revlon on Aug. 2, reports to the president and CEO Debra Perelman.
"The needs and complexity of Revlon require deep expertise across our supply chain strategy," said Perelman. "Thomas brings a unique skillset in process optimization, especially within the cosmetics industry, and will be a welcome addition to Revlon’s team as we move forward with our strategic initiatives."
Cho was most recently chief operating officer at PPI Beauty, where he established a new and formal S&OP process and optimized the supply chain across North America and China. Prior to PPI Beauty, he served in several senior-level executive positions, including COO of Transcendia, a manufacturer of custom plastic solutions. There, he drove the transformation from commodity plastics to medical focused solutions.
As chief supply chain officer at Mary Kay Cosmetics, he drove rapid growth in China by expanding the brand portfolio with locally focused skincare, fragrances, color and nutritional lines. Cho has also served as COO at Cosmetic Essence Inc., a third-party provider of personal care products.
He brings 30 years of experience in aligning end-to-end supply chain, operations, research and development, manufacturing, procurement, planning, quality, logistics and customer service for seamless efficiency to drive significant value creation.
Cho’s leadership experience also includes executive positions at United Plastics Group, Trend Technologies and Space Systems Loral.
"I am excited to join Revlon as chief supply chain officer at such an exciting time in the Company’s history," said Cho. "I look forward to working with Debbie and the Revlon team in supporting Revlon’s transformation while enhancing our business and operations structures to best serve our consumers and strengthen Revlon’s position in the global beauty market."