President, Luxury Brands
Under Simona Cattaneo’s leadership, the Luxury teams are focusing on reinforcing growth in fragrances as well as accelerating and diversifying Coty’s makeup and skincare categories, in line with the company’s strategic turnaround platform.
Prior to this role, Simona served as Chief Marketing Officer for Coty Luxury since July 2016. In this role, she most notably completed the division’s transformation after the merger with P&G Beauty. In addition, she launched new successful icons such as Gucci Bloom and the Tiffany & Co. fragrance and initiated the expansion into new beauty territories like Gucci make-up. At the same time, she also focused on product development, creative strategies and as well as communication with regards to the key business drivers in Coty’s categories. Previously, Simona held the position of Senior Vice-President for Burberry Beauty, a company she joined in 2012.
Simona has a significant track record in beauty and cosmetics, and has held several positions at Christian Dior Parfums and L’Oréal. She is a graduate of Bocconi University in Italy.
She joined Coty in 2015 and is based in Paris.