Thu, Dec 09|
In Conversation with Debbie Perelman, CEO, Revlon
Join us for an intimate fireside chat with Revlon's first female CEO, Debbie Perelman as we explore her career journey, taking the reign's of this storied brand and leading through change.
Time & Location
Dec 09, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
About The Speaker
Debra G. Perelman is President and Chief Executive Officer of Revlon and a member of its Board of Directors. Revlon is a beauty trendsetter in the world of color cosmetics and hair care, with a diversified portfolio of brands sold in approximately 150 countries around the world in most retail distribution channels, including prestige, salon, mass and online.
When Debra was appointed to her current role in 2018, she became the first female CEO of a large, global beauty company and the first female CEO in Revlon’s history.
Ms. Perelman has worked closely with Revlon for 20 years. She began her career at Revlon, completing its management training program and later going on to serve in roles across all facets of the business, including finance, distribution and sales operations, international and marketing. Before her appointment as CEO, she served as Chief Operating Officer of Revlon’s brands.
Prior to rejoining Revlon as COO in 2017, Ms. Perelman served as a senior executive at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, a company that acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of public and private companies. She last served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and New Business Development, focusing on new technology investment opportunities, business strategy and portfolio management. During her tenure with MacAndrews & Forbes, in addition to working closely with Revlon, she worked on M&A deals to acquire Deluxe Entertainment, Clarke American, the John H. Harland Company and Valassis Communications.
Ms. Perelman is co-founder and a board member of the Child Mind Institute, an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. She also serves as a member of the Board of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and is a member of the President's Advisory Council at Princeton University.
Ms. Perelman holds a Masters of Business Administration in finance and accounting from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Princeton University.