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Ojo The Latest Out in Coty’s Ongoing Executive Shake-up

Ukonwa Ojo, the global chief marketing officer of Covergirl and Sally Hansen, is the latest high-level departure from Coty’s consumer division. Her exit comes a week after it was announced that Laurent Kleitman, president of the Consumer Beauty division, was being replaced by chief executive offcer Pierre Laubies.
“We have tremendous respect for Ukonwa and gratitude for her contributions to Coty. During her two years here, she helped build our global marketing team and capabilities and spearheaded brave brand initiatives,” said a Coty spokesperson in a statement confirming departure to pursue other opportunities.
Ojo relocated from her post in London wth Unilever in 2016 to join Coty as senior vice president of Cover Girl. She was promoted to chief marketing officer, global Cover Girl, Sally Hansen and Consumer Beauty U.S. last summer. Ojo was instrumental in the relaunch of Cover Girl, as well as the debut of the brand’s own store in Manhattan’s Times Square that she said was inspired by events like Beautycon. Despite the spark Ojo injected into the beauty nameplates, the Consumer Beauty division continues to struggle.
Consumer Beauty sales declined last year — down 20.6 percent in the fourth quarter, to $828.8 million. Part of that was because of the

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