Nest New York has named Edgar Huber chief executive officer, bringing more than 30 years of of leadership experience at some of the most recognizable brand names in global beauty. Huber succeeds Maria Dempsey, who served as CEO of Nest since January 2019. The news was first reported in a press release hosted by CEW UK.
Huber most recently served as the global chief commercial officer of consumer beauty, luxury and professional beauty products at Coty.
Prior to joining Coty, Huber served as the president and CEO of Lands' end.
He also worked at L’Oréal for 15 years.
Huber said, "I am very excited to join Nest New York and partner with its Founder Laura Slatkin, the talented Nest team, and lead investor groups North Castle Partners and Eurazeo to expand this beautiful brand to its full global potential. As a longtime admirer and customer of the brand, I have had my eye on it for many years. Nest has become a deeply beloved, sought-after brand that is uniquely positioned in the fragrance market to attract and delight new customers all over the world.”
Laura Slatkin, founder and executive chairman of Nest New York, said, "To say that I feel privileged and honored to welcome Edgar Huber as Nest’s next CEO is a broad understatement. Edgar is a strategic and highly respected business leader whose impressive experience, global gravitas, and proven track record will surely put Nest on the fast track to achieving our ambitious growth plan. I am very much looking forward to partnering closely with Edgar as we embark on this journey together.”