THOMAS NAMED LANCASTER HEAD, EXEC VP OF COTY
NEW YORK — Patrick Thomas has been named president of Lancaster Group and executive vice president of its parent, Coty Inc.
Thomas, who will be based in Lancaster’s Paris office and Coty’s headquarters here, succeeds Didier Foulon, who was killed in the crash of TWA Flight 800 last July. He will assume his duties on April 2 and report to Dr. Peter Harf, chairman and chief executive officer of Coty Inc.
Coty, a division of the Ludwigshafen, Germany-based Joh. A. Benckiser GmbH, markets fragrances, cosmetics and skin care in the mass and prestige markets.