As Cerberus is eyeing the North American business, activist Barington Capital is said to be in the wings opposing a deal.
He will be joined by Amy Sachs, a colleague from Arden, who will assume the role of chief commercial officer at Fekkai and Luxe.
Kohl’s said Chawla eventually could land on the list of potential candidates to succeed Kevin Mansell as the retailer’s ceo.
He is on a mission to orchestrate one of the biggest mergers in beauty history.
Beauty firm looks back on 20 years at annual meeting.
Private equity firm is said to have taken a 30 percent stake in the fledgling company.