Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Pierre-André Terisse is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial officer and a member of the Executive Committee.
Pierre-André has nearly 30 years of public company Finance experience, including in business development and turnaround, Treasury and Finance integration. He spent the majority of his career at Danone, most notably as Group CFO of Danone from 2008 to 2015, and contributed to deleveraging the group, redeploying it into emerging markets and new categories. During this time he helped building Danone sustainability framework and chaired the Livelihoods Carbon Fund. From 2015 to 2017, he served as Executive Vice President for Danone Africa Division, where he designed and implemented the division’s strategy, operational foundations and innovation pipeline. In 2018, he founded MIYA, a bottled water business in Senegal which he keeps developing as a non-executive Chairman.
He previously served in senior Finance roles at Altadis Group, including as CFO and Head of Financing and Treasury.
Pierre-André holds a Bachelor's degree in Business and Management from IAE Lyon III, as well as a Master’s degree in Finance from EM Lyon Business School, France.
He joined Coty in early 2019 and is based in Coty’s headquarter in Amsterdam