Coty names EVP, category development
NEW YORK — Coty has appointed former Reckitt Benckiser executive Camillo Pane to serve as EVP, category development, effective July.
Pane will join the executive committee and report to Bart Becht, chairman and interim CEO. Pane succeeds Renato Semerari, who will remain in his role for the transition period.
Pane’s responsibilities will include the development of strategies, innovations and support programs for Coty’s categories and brands across all its businesses of fragrances, color cosmetics, skin care and body care.
Pane was most recently SVP, global category officer consumer health at Reckitt Benckiser. In that role, he was responsible for managing one of the largest and fastest growing categories at Reckitt Benckiser. He started with Kraft and was with Reckitt Benckiser for 19 years in local marketing, general management and global category development roles across a very broad variety of categories and brands in Italy, the United States, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
“Camillo is one of the most respected leaders in the consumer goods industry and I am very pleased that he will be joining the Coty team,” Becht said. “Coty will continue with its strategy of investment and revenue growth on its power brands while returning to profitable growth behind its efficiency programs. This makes the category and brand development mission critical and Camillo’s extensive experience in this area will make Coty more competitive and help the company execute its strategy.”
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Hawaiian Tropic, actress Sarah Hyland to offer the ultimate cabana experience
SHELTON, Conn. — Hawaiian Tropic and actress Sarah Hyland are inviting beauty mavens to escape and indulge in the ultimate cabana experience at the Hawaiian Tropic Escape Stations in Palm Springs, New York City and Miami during April and May.
Each Escape Station will feature complimentary exhale fitness classes and spa services, and Hawaiian Tropic sun protection.
Hyland, an actress best known for her role as Haley Dunphy on ABC's "Modern Family," will join Hawaiian Tropic on May 5 at the Escape Station in New York City to celebrate the launch of the new Hawaiian Tropic Island Sport sun protection.
The first Hawaiian Tropic Escape Station will pop up at The Parker hotel in Palm Springs, where the brand will bring sun protection, outdoor yoga and massages to Coachella's fashion elite. The full Escape Station schedule includes:
- Palm Springs, April 10 to 12: Parker Hotel, Palm Springs (Friday and Saturday, 12pm to 6pm, Sunday, 12pm to 3pm)
- New York City, May 5 – 6: Gansevoort Plaza, Meatpacking District (9am to 5pm)
- Miami, May 13 to 14: Loews Hotel, Miami Beach (9am to 5pm)
Available in clear spray and lotion formats in both SPF 15 and 30, Hawaiian Tropic Island Sport Sunscreen is available nationally and online at mass, grocery and drug retailers.