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Coty Appoints Gordon von Bretten Transformation Officer to Lead Changes

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Coty Inc. has appointed Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer to aid in navigating and accelerate the previously announced tunraround plan.

Coty Inc. has announced the appointment of Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer to assist Coty Leadership in accelerating and amplifying the transformational journey the company has started in the recent months.

Previously: Coty Cuts Some Exec & Board Pay Amid COVID-19

Gordon von Bretten brings more than 25 years of experience in creating value and performance enhancement, having previously served in a variety of leadership roles in management consulting, mostly with turn-around expert AlixPartners, as well as A.T. Kearney, focusing on restructuring and performance improvement. He notably drove operational turn-around under PE ownership at KlöcknerPentaplast.

Related: Coty Names New CEO and COO

He spent the last five years as an operating partner with KKR Capstone, the in-house operating team of KKR, focusing on corporate carve-out and value creation across the KKR portfolio.

Related: Coty Q3 2020 23% Sales Drop, KKR to Acquire Majority Stake in Professional Beauty Business