Nest New York, a fragrance lifestyle brand and backed by North Castle Partners, has appointed Edgar Huber as chief executive officer.
Huber brings more than 30 years of executive leadership experience at several consumer products companies to Nest. He most recently served as global chief commercial officer of consumer beauty, luxury and professional beauty products at Coty Inc., and prior to that, as president of Coty Luxury. Before joining Coty, Huber served as president and CEO of Lands’ End from 2011 to 2015. Beginning in 1992, he worked at L’Oréal for more than 15 years in various brand and market leadership positions managing a portfolio of global beauty brands that included Lancôme, Kiehl’s Since 1851, YSL Beauty, Giorgio Armani Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, and Viktor & Rolf. Huber started his career at Mars Inc.
“Edgar is a strategic and highly respected business leader whose impressive experience, global gravitas, and proven track record will surely put Nest on the fast track to achieving our ambitious growth plan,” comments Laura Slatkin, founder and executive chairman of Nest New York.