Sephora Americas announced Satish Malhotra has been promoted to executive vice president of Latin America, Sephora Canada and Sephora inside JCPenney (SiJCP). Malhotra joined Sephora in 1999 and has held a variety of leadership positions in finance. In 2006, he was appointed vice president and general manager of the newly created Sephora inside JCPenney partnership and in 2008 became its senior vice president. Since, his responsibilities were expanded to include Sephora USA information technology, inventory management, logistics and retail operations departments.
In his new role, Malhotra will capitalize on this experience to lead three of Sephora’s exciting, emerging business units. This position is part of Sephora’s strong and highly experienced senior operating management team, which reports to David Suliteanu, president and CEO of Sephora Americas. This team also includes Margarita Arriagada, chief merchant; Julie Bornstein, EVP and chief marketing and digital officer; Mary Herald, EVP of HR and education; Christie Jack, SVP of retail; Paul Loux, SVP of store design; and Alexis Rollier, CFO. Alessandro Bogliolo, who served as Sephora Americas' COO since late 2013, left this month for personal reasons. His responsibilities are being assumed by the senior management team.