Coty’s Board of Directors has become majority female
Anna Adeola Makanju
Makanju is a renowned expert in global policy who brings over fifteen years of experience across U.S. government and leading private sector companies. Currently Global Policy Manager for content regulation at Facebook, she drives the company’s approach to emerging regulatory frameworks around the world. She has also practiced international law in the Hague and at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP and taught at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.
Makanju served as a Special Adviser for Europe and Eurasia to then-Vice President, now President-elect, Joseph R. Biden, focusing on policy and engagement strategies with 51 countries, including Russia and Turkey. She has also served as a Senior Adviser to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and as Director for Russia on the U.S. National Security Council.
Mariasun Aramburuzabala Larregui
Michaels steps down
The company also announced that Paul S. Michaels stepped down as a Director on Dec 18th 2020. Michaels joined the Board of Directors in June 2015. Prior to joining Coty, he served as the President of Mars, Incorporated, parent company of William Wrigley Jr. Co., from January 2004 to January 2015. Sue Y. Nabi, said: “I would like to thank Paul for his five years of service to Coty and his excellent contribution during this period. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”
The changes mean that Coty’s Board of Directors has become majority female (seven of the 13 Directors), while Coty’s Executive Committee, led by CEO Sue Y. Nabi, is already female-majority (three out of five members).