Alan Meyers to become chief science officer at Revlon

NEW YORK Revlon has appointed Alan Meyers EVP and chief science officer, effective Jan. 1, 2010.

Meyers will succeed Neil Scancarella, who has served as Revlon's chief science officer since January 2000. Scancarella will retire in December of this year.

Meyers has spent his career in cosmetics research and development positions of increasing scope and responsibility with Avon, Elizabeth Arden and L'Oreal USA. Most recently, he served as SVP research development and consumer affairs for L'Oreal USA.

"We would like to thank Neil Scancarella for his excellent leadership and success as head of our research and development organization and wish him well in his retirement," stated David Kennedy, Revlon president, CEO. "We are thrilled that Alan Meyers will be joining us as head of our research and development organization. We are confident that Alan's expertise, strong background and broad experience will continue to strengthen and build Revlon?s important research and development and product development activities."

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