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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lambertus Becht

61 2016 Chairman of the Board

Camillo Pane

47 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Patrice de Talhouet

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Edgar Huber

54 2016 President - Luxury

Laurent Kleitman

51 2017 President - Coty Consumer Beauty

Sylvie Moreau

46 2016 President - Professional Beauty

Sebastien Froidefond

49 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer

Ayesha Zafar

60 2016 Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Group Controller

Kevin Monaco

52 2016 Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Investor Relations

Daniel Ramos

44 2017 Chief Scientific Officer

Greerson McMullen

55 2016 Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Mario Reis

58 2017 Chief Global Supply Officer

Sabine Chalmers

52 2017 Independent Director

Joachim Faber

67 2010 Independent Director

Olivier Goudet

53 2013 Independent Director

Gerd Harf

71 2016 Independent Director

Paul Michaels

65 2015 Independent Director

Erhard Schoewel

67 2006 Independent Director

Robert Singer

65 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lambertus Becht

Mr. Lambertus J. H. Becht is a Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Becht joined Coty’s board of directors (the “Board”) as Chairman in November 2011 and became Coty’s interim CEO in September 2014. He also serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Jacobs Douwe Egberts B.V. and of the board of directors of the parent of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., as well as a non-executive director of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. and the Caribou Coffee Company, Inc./Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. Mr. Becht is also a partner and Chairman of the JAB group of companies (“JAB Group”). From 1999 to August 2011, Mr. Becht was Chief Executive Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, a leading global consumer goods company in the field of household cleaning and health and personal care. Prior to that, Mr. Becht was Chief Executive Officer of privately held Benckiser Detergents, which in 1997 became Benckiser N.V. and listed on the Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges, and in 1999 merged with Reckitt & Colman plc and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Benckiser Detergents in 1995, Mr. Becht held a variety of marketing, sales and finance positions at P&G in the United States and Germany and served within Benckiser Detergents as General Manager in Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Italy. Mr. Becht holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Camillo Pane

Mr. Camillo Pane serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective October 2016. Prior to joining Coty, Mr. Pane was the Senior Vice President, Global Category Officer Consumer Health at Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC. Mr. Pane has held numerous high profile international marketing and general management roles through his career, in both developed and emerging markets. In 1996, he started his career at Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC in Italy. In 1998, he moved to the U.S. where he was appointed Marketing Director for the Autodish and Homecare categories. In 2001, he moved to Sao Paulo as Regional Marketing Director for Brazil and Latin America for all Reckitt Benckiser brands. In 2003, Mr. Pane moved to the U.K. as Global Category Director for Air Wick. In 2007, Mr. Pane became the General Manager for the UK Healthcare business unit before taking on the role of General Manager of Reckitt Benckiser U.K. Household, Personal Care and Healthcare commercial businesses in 2009. Prior to Reckitt Benckiser, Mr. Pane spent time in Marketing with Kraft Jacob Suchard in Milan. Mr. Pane holds a degree in business administration from University of Bocconi in Milan.

Patrice de Talhouet

Mr. Patrice de Talhouet serves as Chief Financial Officer of Coty Inc. Mr. de Talhouët oversees strategic leadership for corporate finance, planning and budgeting, treasury, tax and fiscal management and information technologies, as well as business development and mergers and acquisitions. He has more than 20 years of comprehensive global financial experience. Prior to joining Coty as Chief Financial Officer in January 2014, Mr. de Talhouët spent nearly seven years with food products manufacturer Mars, Incorporated, serving as Corporate Finance Officer Americas and a member of the finance executive committee from April 2011 to December 2013 and Chief Financial Officer Europe Mars Chocolate from January 2007 to March 2011. Before joining Mars, Incorporated, Mr. de Talhouët spent more than a decade in senior finance positions at Alcatel-Lucent. Mr. de Talhouët started his career at Société Générale S.A. bank. Mr. de Talhouët has served as a member of Devoteam’s Remuneration Committee from 2002 through 2010 and of Devoteam’s Audit Committee since 2011. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Management from Nanterre University and as well as a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting and Corporate Law from Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM).

Edgar Huber

Mr. Edgar C. Huber is President - Luxury of the Company. Mr. Huber has served in this position since November 2015 and oversees sales execution and steers Coty’s business according to specific consumer and retailer needs and priorities. Prior to joining Coty, Mr. Huber was Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lands’ End, Inc., a leading global apparel retail brand, from 2011 until 2015. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Juicy Couture Division of Liz Claiborne, Inc., from 2008 until 2011. He has over 15 years of service in a number of senior roles at L’Oréal, S.A. and he was a key account and brand manager for Mars, Incorporated. Mr. Huber holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Handelsakademie Innsbruck/Telfs, Austria and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Austria. Mr. Huber has also completed the International Management Program at HEC (Haute Etudes Commerciales) in Jouy-en-Josas, France, and the CEDEP (General Management Program) at INSEAD in Foutainbleau, France.

Laurent Kleitman

Mr. Laurent Kleitman serves as President - Coty Consumer Beauty of the Company. Mr. Kleitman oversees Coty’s Consumer Beauty division globally and is responsible for brand performance across all regions and distribution channels. Prior to joining Coty, Mr. Kleitman held various roles at Unilever, most recently serving as Executive Vice President Global Hair Care at Unilever from October 2015 to May 2017. Prior to this role, Mr. Kleitman served as CEO Unilever Russia Ukraine Belarus from October 2013 to September 2015 and Senior Vice President Unilever / CEO Kalina from April 2012 to September 2013. Mr. Kleitman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from NEOMA Business School in Reims, France.

Sylvie Moreau

Ms. Sylvie Moreau is President - Professional Beauty, of the company. In her role, Ms. Moreau oversees Coty’s Professional Beauty division globally and is responsible for brand performance across all regions and distribution channels. Prior to October 2016, Ms. Moreau was with P&G since 1994 and served as Executive Vice President of Wella, the salon professional division of P&G. Ms. Moreau has over 22 years of experience in a variety of positions in local, regional and international roles within P&G. Ms. Moreau holds a Master of International Business from NHH Bergen Norway and a MBA from ESSEC Business School of Cergy Pontoise, France.

Sebastien Froidefond

Mr. Sebastien Froidefond is Chief Human Resource Officer of Coty Inc. Mr. Froidefond leads Coty’s worldwide human resources department and oversees all global employee communication initiatives. Prior to joining Coty in August 2015, Mr. Froidefond was Managing Director of Spire S.A.S. and Human Resources Vice President for the Global Consumer Healthcare division of Sanofi, a multinational pharmaceutical company. From 2001 until his appointment as Sanofi’s Human Resources Vice President, Mr. Froidefond served in various roles of increasing responsibility within Sanofi’s human resources functions in the United Kingdom, Latin America, Africa, Turkey, the Middle East, Eurasia and South Asia. He has over 20 years of experience in building and leading world class human resources organizations at country, regional and global levels. Mr. Froidefond holds a Master in Economics from Université Paris X and an advanced degree in consulting from Institut Supérieur de Gestion.

Ayesha Zafar

Ms. Ayesha Zafar serves as Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Group Controller of the Company. In this position, Ms. Zafar is the Company’s principal accounting officer responsible for overseeing various activities including financial reporting systems of internal control and other compliance programs. Prior to her appointment in May 2016, Ms. Zafar served as Vice President Controller of The Hertz Corporation, a car rental business, since January 2013 and as Controller from March 2012 to January 2013. Ms. Zafar brings 30 years of finance experience in international companies across consumer goods, including Campbell Soup Company, PepsiCo, Inc. and Colgate-Palmolive Company, as well as pharmaceuticals and publishing. Ms. Zafar is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Zafar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Excelsior College.

Kevin Monaco

Mr. Kevin Monaco is a Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Investor Relations of Coty Inc. Mr. Monaco oversees the Company’s global treasury and tax functions and represents the Company to the investment community. His responsibilities include capital structure management, liquidity, risk management, the global tax function, and communication of the Company’s business strategy to investors and analysts. From 2006 until joining the Company as Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations in October 2009, Mr. Monaco was Senior Vice President, Treasurer at Travelport Limited. Mr. Monaco has more than 20 years of global finance experience, including positions at Cendant Corporation, Avon Products, Inc. and at JPMorgan Chase and Co. Mr. Monaco holds a Master of Business Administration degree with Honors from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.

Daniel Ramos

Mr. Daniel Ramos is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. He is responsible for all scientific affairs and global regulatory affairs, as well as the global consumer affairs team at Coty. Mr. Ramos has over 20 years of international consumer goods research and development experience. Prior to joining Coty, Mr. Ramos served as Chief Science Officer of Revlon from July 2015 to January 2017. Prior to Revlon, Mr. Ramos held various roles at Reckitt Benckiser from August 2011 to June 2015, most recently as Vice President, R&D Health Care. He received an Engineer’s Degree, Chemical Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar and an M.B.A. from Universidad Metropolitana.

Greerson McMullen

Mr. Greerson G. McMullen serves as Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company, effective October 24, 2016. Mr. McMullen joins Coty from Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc, the innovative international papers and materials engineering company, and brings experience of both developed and emerging markets. Previously, He was in the international service sectors and was a general counsel within General Electric for almost eight years. Mr. McMullen brings over 25 years of legal experience including serving as the general counsel of several U.S. listed companies. He has a proven track record in supporting highly commercial and innovative environments and internationally expanding companies. Mr. McMullen received a juris doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Mario Reis

Mr. Mario Reis is Chief Global Supply Officer of Coty Inc. Mr. Reis brings diversified experience in supply chain and commercial fields with a unique perspective and a strong skill set for a best in class end-to-end supply chain. Mr. Reis has more than 30 years of experience as a solid business leader and supply chain expert. Prior to joining Coty in this position in May 2014, Mr. Reis built his career at Groupe Danone, a multinational food products corporation, where he held several senior executive positions within Worldwide Operations from 1996 to 2014. Most recently, Mr. Reis served as Managing Director of Groupe Danone South Africa from 2009 until 2014. Mr. Reis worked at Mars, Incorporated and Bain & Co. in various business roles of increasing responsibility from 1986 to 1996. Mr. Reis holds a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors from the University of Manchester.

Sabine Chalmers

Ms. Sabine Chalmers is an Independent Director of the Company. She served as Chief Legal Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV from December 2016 to July 2017 and also served as Secretary to its Board of Directors and a Member of Executive Board of Management from January 2005. Ms. Chalmers served as Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (formerly, InBev SA) from January 2005 to December 2016. Ms. Chalmers joined Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV in January 2005 from Diageo plc, where she has held a number of senior legal positions in various geographies since 1993, including General Counsel of the US and Latin American businesses at Diageo plc. Prior to Diageo, Ms. Chalmers was an Associate at the law firm of Hogan Lovells in London, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and in commercial property transactions. She also served as the Chair of Association Of Corporate Counsel from October 2015 to January 2017 and has been a Director since October 2015. In addition, Ms. Chalmers serves on several professional councils and not-for-profit boards, including the Legal Momentum, the United States’ oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls, and the Board of Trustees of the Royal National Theatre London. Ms. Chalmers qualified as a Solicitor in England and is a Member of the New York State Bar. She holds an L.L.B from the London School of Economics.

Joachim Faber

Dr. Joachim Faber serves as Independent Director of Coty Inc. Mr. Faber is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt, a member of the board of HSBC Holdings PLC, London, Chairman of the Shareholder Committee of JAB Holding Company S.á r.l. and a member of the board of Allianz S.A., Paris. Mr. Faber was a member of the Supervisory Board of OSRAM Licht AG and the Chairman of its audit committee until June 30, 2014. Until 2011, Mr. Faber served as the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Investors, a global asset management company, and a member of the management board of Allianz SE in Munich. Prior to joining Allianz in 1997, he worked for 14 years in various positions for Citicorp in Frankfurt and London. He serves on the board of German Cancer Aid in Bonn and the European School for Management and Technology in Berlin. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Bonn with a degree in Law. He received his PhD degree from the Postgraduate National School of Public Administration Speyer, Germany after completing his research at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

Olivier Goudet

Mr. Olivier Goudet serves as Independent Director of Coty Inc. Mr. Goudet is Partner and Chief Executive Officer of the JAB Group, an investment firm, a position he has held since June 2012. He started his professional career in 1990 at Mars, Incorporated, a manufacturer of food products, serving on the finance team of the French business. After six years, he left Mars, Incorporated to join the VALEO Group, where he held several senior executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer. In 1998, he returned to Mars, Incorporated, where he later became Chief Financial Officer in 2004. In 2008, his role was broadened, and he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until April 2012. Between June 2012 and November 2015, Mr. Goudet served as an Advisor to the board of directors of Mars, Incorporated. In January 2013, Mr. Goudet became the Chairman of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc., a premier specialty coffee and tea company. In September 2013, Mr. Goudet was appointed as board member of Jacobs Douwe Egberts B.V. Mr. Goudet is also Chairman of the Caribou Coffee Company, Inc./Einstein Restaurant Group, Inc. and a board member of Espresso-House Holding AB and the parent company of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. In September 2014, Mr. Goudet joined the board of Jimmy Choo PLC. In April 2015, he became the Chairman of the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV. Mr. Goudet holds a Degree in Engineering from l’Ecole Centrale de Paris and graduated from the ESSEC Business School in Paris with a major in Finance.

Gerd Harf

Dr. Gerd Peter Harf is an Independent Director of Coty Inc. Mr. Harf was Chairman of the Board from 2001 until 2011,Chair of the RNC from 2011 until December 2016 and Chief Executive Officer of Coty from 1993 to 2001. He is Chief Executive Officer of Lucresca and Agnaten, privately owned holding companies, which indirectly share voting and investment control over shares of Coty. Mr. Harf joined JAB in 1981, serving the company in a variety of capacities, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1988. In September 2014, Mr. Harf became the Chairman and member of the board of directors of Jimmy Choo PLC. Mr. Harf is also Chairman of Espresso-House Holding AB and a board member of the Caribou Coffee Company, Inc./Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc., Jacobs Douwe Egberts B.V., the parent company of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and the parent company of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Corporation. Mr. Harf is also co-founder and Executive Chairman of DKMS. Prior to joining JAB, Mr. Harf was Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning at AEG-Telefunken, Frankfurt, Germany. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Harf was Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc from 1999 to December 2015, and was Chairman of the board of directors and a member of the audit committee of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV until 2012. Mr. Harf holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Diploma and a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Cologne in Germany.

Paul Michaels

Mr. Paul S. Michaels serves as Independent Director of the Company. Prior to joining Coty, Paul S. Michaels served as the President of Mars, Incorporated, a manufacturer of food products and parent company of William Wrigley Jr. Co., from January 2004 to January 2015. Mr. Michaels began his career at P&G and later moved to Johnson & Johnson, where he spent 15 years building many of the company’s flagship brands. Mr. Michaels holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame.

Erhard Schoewel

Mr. Erhard Schoewel serves as Independent Director of Coty Inc. From 1999 to 2006, he was Executive Vice President responsible for Europe at Reckitt Benckiser plc. From 1979 to 1999, he held positions of increasing responsibilities at Benckiser. Prior to that, he worked for PWA Waldhof. In 2012, Mr. Schoewel was elected to the Supervisory Board of the Jahr Holding GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg, Germany. From 2007 to 2015, he was Chairman of Birdseye Iglo Ltd London and a director of Phorms SE Berlin. Mr. Schoewel received a Diplom-Kaufmann degree from University of Pforzheim.

Robert Singer

Mr. Robert Singer serves as Independent Director of Coty Inc. From 2006 to 2009 he served as Chief Executive Officer of Barilla Holding S.p.A., an Italian food company, and before that he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie and Fitch Co. from 2004 until 2005. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Gucci Group N.V. from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Singer started his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1977. Since 2009, Mr. Singer has also served as a director of Gianni Versace S.p.A. and a director of Mead Johnson Nutrition. He also serves as a director and chair of the audit committees of Tiffany & Co. and Jimmy Choo PLC. Mr. Singer has served as a senior advisor to CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC since 2011. He received a Bachelor of Arts Humanities degree from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Arts degree in Comparative Literature from University of California, Irvine and graduated from New York University with a Master of Science in Accounting.

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