Revlon has announced the appointment of Chris Peterson to the position of chief operating officer, operations. Peterson brings an extensive tenure to his new executive role with the brand.
In fact, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer upon entering Ralph Lauren in 2012. He would thereafter go on to assume the roles of executive vice president, chief administrative officer and chief financial officer until 2015, when he became their president, global brands.
“This is a very exciting time to join Revlon, with the recent acquisition of Elizabeth Arden and as the company enhances its position as a global beauty leader. I look forward to working with Fabian and Revlon’s leadership team to drive growth and value creation for all stakeholders,” stated Peterson regarding his new title.
His new responsibilities will include overseeing Revlon’s Corp.’s IT, finance and global supply chain operations. He is also expected to report to president and chief executive officer, Fabian Garcia, who spoke highly of the company’s new acquisition.
“Chris brings strong financial acumen, operational expertise and decades of experience leading global organizations for consumer and luxury brand companies and will be a tremendous asset to our organization,” said Garcia. “Partnering with our senior executive team, I am confident that Chris will leverage his talents to help us execute our strategy and deliver long-term sustainable growth and profitability.”
Peterson’s new responsibilities and role for Revlon will begin effective immediately.