Orveon has named Neela Montgomery its new CEO, effective January 18, 2024. Montgomery will also join the Orveon board of directors.
Montgomery comes to Orveon as a seasoned global CEO who has led, scaled and transformed consumer businesses across the U.S., Europe and Asia, including CVS Health, Crate & Barrel Holdings, Otto Group and Tesco PLC.
Most recently she served as a board partner at Greycroft, a leading venture capital firm. With nearly two decades of experience, she is a dynamic leader of consumer brands with a record of driving successful digital transformations, global expansion and fostering diverse and inclusive company cultures.
Montgomery said, "Orveon has built a differentiated business that not only is home to three iconic beauty brands but also is leading change in the beauty and wellness industry. I see immense opportunity to continue developing the platform’s capabilities while nurturing the success of bareMinerals, BUXOM and Laura Mercier to deliver an authentic, sustainable offering for consumers and retail partners alike. I am excited to lead the talented team at Orveon as we continue to innovate, capture new opportunities and drive growth.”
Tricia Glynn, chair of the board at Orveon and managing partner at Advent International, said, "Neela is a highly accomplished leader in high-growth, vibrant consumer businesses and we are thrilled to welcome her as CEO of Orveon. Orveon has established a strong foundation in its two years since launch and Neela is the ideal executive for this next phase of growth. Her special mix of global experience, operational acumen and record of growing consumer brands will position the business for long-term success.”