Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 12, 2019
Coty Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
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(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 12, 2019, Lambertus J.H. Becht, resigned as a director of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) (the “Company”). Mr. Becht’s resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

On January 13, 2019, the Board appointed Anna-Lena Kamenetzky as a member of the Board, effective immediately to fill the vacancy created as a result of the resignation of Mr. Becht, with a term expiring upon the Company’s next annual stockholders’ meeting. No decision has been made with respect to the naming of Ms. Kamenetzky to any committees of the Board. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Kamenetzky and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Kamenetzky was appointed as director. There are no related party transactions between the Company and Ms. Kamenetzky, and as of the date hereof Ms. Kamenetzky does not own any shares of the Company’s common stock. Ms. Kamenetzky will participate in the compensation arrangements for non-employee directors as described in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 20, 2018.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Coty Inc.
Date: January 14, 2019
/s/Greerson G. McMullen
Greerson G. McMullen
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary