Ford, the cofounder of one of the original indie beauty brands, is remembered as a creative visionary with a wicked sense of humor.
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.
Katalin Berenyi will start in the role on Feb. 1.
The Japanese hair-care brand is looking to raise awareness as it continues to expand to U.S. retailers.
Robert Bernstein, founder of Beauty Brands, has objected to Hilco serving as the company’s stalking-horse bidder.
Laurent Kleitman is leaving the company, and ceo Pierre Laubies is stepping in to directly oversee Consumer Beauty.