Camillo Pane is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Coty Board of Directors. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s focus on accelerating revenue growth and path towards making Coty the new global challenger in Beauty, following its merger with Procter & Gamble's Specialty Beauty Business.
Camillo has more than 22 years of experience in senior general management, commercial and category development roles. He joined Coty as Executive Vice President, Category Development in July 2015, and was responsible for leading the development of Coty’s portfolio, category and brand strategies as well as the development of its beauty brand equities and associated innovation pipeline.
Prior to joining Coty, Camillo was Senior Vice President, Global Category Officer Consumer Health at Reckitt Benckiser, a leading global consumer goods company. In that role, he was responsible for the strategy, equity and innovation pipeline of the company’s Consumer Health brands. During his four-year tenure, Consumer Health was the fastest growing category in the company.
Camillo has held numerous high profile international marketing and general management roles throughout his career, in both developed and emerging markets. In 1996, he started his career at RB in Italy, and subsequently moved to the U.S. where he served as Marketing Director for the Autodish and Homecare categories and then, to Sao Paulo as Regional Marketing Director for Brazil and Latin America for all RB brands.
In 2003, Camillo moved to the U.K. as Global Category Director for Air Wick, a global leading brand in mass home fragrances, where he was responsible for several key product breakthroughs that made Air Wick the fastest growing brand in the category. In 2007, Camillo became General Manager for the U.K. Healthcare business unit before taking the role of General Manager of RB’s U.K. Household, Personal Care and Healthcare commercial businesses in 2009.
A native Italian, Camillo started his career working for Kraft in Italy, where he spent two years. He graduated from the University of Bocconi in Milan with a degree in business administration and speaks fluent English, Portuguese and Italian. He is based in London.