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Coty Inc. announced the appointment of Marc Rey as president, Coty Prestige U.S., and regional vice president, Coty Prestige, North America, starting Jan. 2, 2013. Among Rey's key responsibilities will be the current U.S. Coty Prestige portfolio, Coty Prestige Canada, Philosophy and Sephora key account responsibility for the Americas.
"We are thrilled that Marc is joining the Coty family," said Michele Scannavini, CEO, Coty Inc. "Marc's deep expertise within the beauty industry, his energetic, entrepreneurial approach to the business and his impeccable track record make us confident that he will lead our prestige business in North America to new heights."
Prior to his appointment at Coty, Rey served as the president of International Designers Collections at L'Oreal USA. In this role, he oversaw the skin care, makeup and fragrance businesses for L'Oreal's designer brands, including Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent and Viktor & Rolf. Rey began his career in 1986 as an assistant brand manager at Danone. From there, he went on to hold managerial roles at such companies as McKinsey & Company, Johnson & Johnson and YSL Beaute, among others.