Revlon’s Board of Directors elected Fabian T. Garcia as Revlon’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 15, 2016. Fabian was also appointed to serve as a member of Revlon’s Board of Directors, as well as the Board of Revlon’s wholly owned operating subsidiary, Revlon Consumer Products Corporation.

Fabian replaces Lorenzo Delpani, who stepped down from the role March 1. Lorenzo continues to serve on Revlon’s Board of Directors as a paid advisor.

Most recently, Fabian served at the Colgate-Palmolive Company, including leading the company’s businesses in Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Latin America, and most recently, Europe and the Hills Pet Nutrition business. As COO of Global Innovation and Growth, Fabian had responsibility for Colgate-Palmolive’s growth strategy, consumer and customer innovation, and operational productivity strategies and plans. Fabian also led the company’s innovation strategy, focusing on new business models, core categories, and emerging business opportunities. Prior to Colgate-Palmolive, Fabian worked at the Timberland Company, Chanel and Procter & Gamble.

“I am honored to join Revlon during such an exciting period of renewed growth and innovation,” said Fabian, 56. “Revlon is a true global market leader setting the highest standard for beauty and quality. I look forward to joining this extraordinary team to help continue to drive growth and innovation and to continue to deliver strong results for our customers around the world.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman of Revlon said, “I want to welcome Fabian as Revlon’s President and CEO. Fabian has demonstrated a long track-record of success at Colgate in terms of driving growth and profitability, and in successfully leading and expanding global organizations. He has the global strategic, marketing, sales, financial and operational leadership experience to successful.”