Gordon von Bretten

Chief Transformation Officer at Coty

Gordon von Bretten is Coty’s Chief Transformation Officer and a member of the Executive Committee. In his role, he oversees Coty’s end-to-end transformation program, including strategy, growth and efficiency, with a view to accelerating and amplifying the transformational journey the company has started in July 2019.

Gordon brings more than 25 years of experience in creating value and performance enhancement, having previously served in a variety of leadership roles. Most recently, he spent 5 years as an operating partner with KKR Capstone, the in-house operating team of KKR, focusing on corporate carve-out and value creation across the KKR portfolio.

Prior to this, Gordon was part of the senior management team at KlöcknerPentaplast, where he drove significant performance improvement, and focused on performance improvement and restructuring, as a management consultant with AlixPartners and A.T. Kearney.

Gordon joined Coty in May 2020 and is based in Coty HQ in Amsterdam.



  • Chief Transformation Officer

    Current role

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