E. Scott Beattie joined Revlon Inc. as Vice Chairman in November 2016, following the aquisition by Revlon of Elizabeth Arden in September 2016. Prior to the aquisition, Beattie was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Elizabeth Arden, Inc., Elizabeth Arden is a global prestige beauty products company operating in approximately 120 countries with retail sales in excess of $2 billion.
In his role at Elizabeth Arden, Mr. Beattie was involved in every element of the company’s expansion and development since 1992. Mr. Beattie’s vision and leadership led Elizabeth Arden through a modern transformation. His focus on product innovation, brand development and global expansion more than doubled the size of the Elizabeth Arden brand since its acquisition in 2001 from Unilever, and its fragrance portfolio expanded to encompass approximately 250 owned and licensed brands.
Additionally, Mr. Beattie has been involved in the financing, management and development of a number of private and publicly-traded businesses in the consumer product, financial services, information technology, and retailing sectors through Bedford Capital, a Toronto-based private equity firm he co-founded in 1989. Prior to that, he served as a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Merrill Lynch, Inc. and as a Manager of Accenture Consulting.
Mr. Beattie formerly served as Chairman of the Personal Care Products Council, and is currently on the Executive Committee of the board of directors. In addition he serves on the Executive Committee of Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning (PENCIL), and the Executive Committee of Ivey School of Business.
Ivey Business School
E. Scott Beattie
Vice Chairman, Revlon Inc.
New York, NY/Miramar, FL