Katalin Berenyi will start in the role on Feb. 1.
Ukonwa Ojo was instrumental in several efforts at Coty to turnaround the beleaguered beauty brands including the reboot of Cover Girl and the splashy new store in Times Square.
A new line featuring the Cosmos and Ecocert seals will be stocked in select Target doors starting this month.
The Japanese hair-care brand is looking to raise awareness as it continues to expand to U.S. retailers.
The five-item collection is to launch globally on Feb. 8.
Robert Bernstein, founder of Beauty Brands, has objected to Hilco serving as the company’s stalking-horse bidder.