NEW YORK — Coty appointed Fiona Hughes as chief marketing officer, Coty Consumer Beauty, and as a member of the executive committee, effective June 12, 2019, reporting to Pierre Laubies, Coty chief executive officer and consumer beauty president.
Laubies said: “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. 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.”
Most recently, Fiona was chief marketing officer and executive committee member at Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), the global coffee and tea maker whose iconic household brands are drunk in more than 140 countries. Prior to JDE, Fiona spent 12 years in global marketing roles at Mars.