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Coty Names Hughes CMO of Consumer Beauty Division

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Fiona Hughes has been named chief marketing officer for the struggling Coty Consumer Beauty, which posted a nearly 18% drop in sales in the last quarter

The announcement is effective June 12, 2019, with Hughes reporting to Pierre Laubies, Coty CEO and consumer beauty president.

Hughes previously held roles at Jacobs Douwe Egberts and Mars Inc.

“Fiona is an exceptional marketing leader with a deep well of experience in leading brand and portfolio transformation, including successfully shaping global brand vision, strategy and innovation maps," Laubies said. "As improving the performance of Consumer Beauty is a top priority, I am confident that Fiona will be a strong addition to our Executive Committee and that her strategic thinking, strong leadership skills and fresh perspective will make an immediate impact on our efforts in this area.”