Fabian Garcia was appointed to the role of President, Unilever North America in 2020.
President, North America
As President and a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive, Fabian helps drive Unilever’s mission of making sustainable living commonplace through a number of strategic initiatives including overseeing Unilever’s purpose-driven brands, industry-leading sustainable packaging development, and an inclusive company culture that makes Unilever an employer of choice
Formerly, Fabian served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Revlon serving between 2016 and 2018. In this capacity, Fabian initiated the transformation of Revlon into a digitally competitive enterprise, while restoring health to the company's iconic brands and creating shareholder value through the successful integration of the 2016 Elizabeth Arden acquisition.
Prior to his appointment in Revlon, Fabian was Chief Operating Officer for Colgate Palmolive, responsible for the Company's Global Innovation and Growth, including Global Marketing, Global Customer Development, Global Supply Chain, Global Business Services, Global Research & Development, and Global Analytics, Colgate's Shared Service Centers, as well as having geographic responsibility for the Europe/South Pacific Division and Hill's Pet Nutrition businesses. Fabian was also leading the Company's multi-year restructuring plan.
Fabian is a member of the Council of Foreign Affairs and since joining Unilever, he will also serve on the board of the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Fabian graduated from Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, with a B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering.
- 2020: Appointed President of Unilever North America
- 2016-2018: CEO of Revlon
- 2003-2016: Chief Operating Officer of Colgate Palmolive
- 2002-2003: SVP International Business for Timberland
- 1996-2001: President of Asia Pacific Division at Chanel
- 1980-1996: Vice President at Procter & Gamble