A strong performance from cosmetics and fragrances, as well as retails division Sephora, helped buoy group sales that have been hit by poorer sales in the domestic market, France.
The ramp up to one of the industry biggest event has begun with a press conference during its sister event, Cosmoprof North America, held in Las Vegas earlier this week.
The venue is the AMBA Hotel in the heart of London’s West End for the in-cosmetics Formulation Summit and the two-day programme has been confirmed.
The appointment won’t take effect until later this year, once the Coty P&G deal is formally closed. Fittingly, the new executive has experience integrating acquisitions in and beyond the US.