Revlon Group Holdings LLC announced that David J. Schwartz has been appointed to the role of General Counsel. Mr. Schwartz will join Revlon effective February 12th and will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth (Liz) Smith. Mr. Schwartz brings more than two decades of experience leading legal affairs for public and private global companies in the consumer space.

He has served as the General Counsel for organizations including Hudson?s Bay Company and Toys?R?Us. Andrew Kidd, Revlon?s General Counsel, will depart from his role on February 23rd to return to his home in Texas. Mr. Schwartz joins Revlon from Hudson?s Bay Company, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

While at Hudson?s Bay, he led legal efforts including managing joint ventures, licensing arrangements, M&A activity and other complex commercial transactions related to that company?s Canadian, U.S. and global assets. He previously spent 15 years with Toys?R?Us, serving as General Counsel for over a decade. Prior to Toys?R?Us, Mr. Schwartz was a corporate partner at Anderson, Kill & Olick, P.C. Mr. Schwartz holds a B.A. in economics from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Business School.

He is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C. Bars.