THE WHAT? Natura &Co has confirmed the appointment of Georgia Garinois-Melenikiotou to its Board of Directors, with shareholder approval at the company’s recent AGM.
THE DETAILS Until her retirement last year, Garinois-Melenikiotou worked for The Estee Lauder Companies and brings a decade of experience in prestige beauty from her various roles there, most recently as Executive Vice President, Corporate Marketing. Prior to that, she enjoyed a 25-year career in a number of global leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson.
“Natura &Co’s iconic brand equities portfolio, all in the direct-to-consumer space and in sync with consumer aspirations, globally, combined with its ambition to be not just the best beauty company in the world, but the best beauty company for the world, make it such a unique group,” Garinois-Melenikiotou commented. “I am very honored and proud to be a Board member for such a purpose driven organization.”THE WHY? Roberto Marques, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Natura &Co, revealed, “We are delighted to welcome Georgia Garinois-Melenikiotou to our Board of Directors. Her deep knowledge of the beauty industry, her digital vision, her experience in driving international expansion, notably in Asia, and her marketing and branding acumen will be major assets for Natura &Co. Her leadership and impact during her time at the Estée Lauder Companies and Johnson & Johnson attest to her skills and we are grateful to be bringing her to our Board.”