Fabian T. Garcia elected to CEO and President
Revlon’s Board of Directors has elected Fabian T. Garcia as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Garcia will assume the role on 15 April 2016, also serving as a member of the company’s Board and Revlon’s subsidiary, Revlon Consumer Products Corporation.
“I am honoured to join Revlon during such an exciting period of renewed growth and innovation. Revlon is a true global market leader setting the highest standard fro beauty and quality. I look forward to joining this extraordinary team to help continue to drive growth and innovation and to continue to deliver strong results for our customers around the world,” Garcia commented.
Garcia started his career at P&G, progressing from marketing and general management into more senior roles. Most recently he was employed as President of the company’s Max Factor business in Japan and Asia-Pacific.
Garcia has also previously worked for Colgate-Palmolive, leading the company’s businesses in Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Latin America and Europe. He also lead the company’s Hills Pet Nutrition business. He served as Chief Operating Officer for Global Innovation and Growth, taking responsibility for consumer and customer innovation as well as operational productivity strategies and plans.
Prior to joining Colgate-Palmolive, Garcia worked at The Timberland Company, managing International operations. He has also previously worked at Chanel. Garcia oversaw the brand’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region, and was responsible for Fashion, Fine Jewelry and Watches as well as Fragrance and Beauty.
Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman at Revlon, commented on Garcia’s appointment: “I want to welcome Fabian as Revlon’s President and CEO. Fabian has demonstrated a long track-record of success at Colgate in terms of driving growth and profitability, and in successfully leading an expanding global organisations. He has the global strategic, marketing, sales, financial and operational leadership experience to successfully lead Revlon in the future.”