Chief Scientific Officer

Ralph Macchio is Chief Scientific Officer at Coty, Inc. and a member of the Executive Committee. He is responsible for all scientific, global regulatory and consumer affairs.

With 30 years of cosmetic research and development experience, Ralph has spent much of his career at Coty. Since joining the company in 1992, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility, from manager to Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Committee member today. Ralph is a champion of innovation across categories. In 2011, under his leadership, the Consumer Goods Technology Group awarded Coty the Achievement in Innovation Award.

Prior to joining Coty, Ralph held several positions at Revlon, Inc., where, during his 12-year tenure, he advanced from a junior chemist to color cosmetics departmental manager.

Ralph is the author of numerous patents and publications. In 2007, his efforts were recognized by his peers in the health and beauty industry when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Product Innovation.

Ralph received degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry from the State University of New York at Albany. He is based in Morris Plains, New Jersey.