E. Scott Beattie was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Elizabeth Arden, Inc. He was involved in every element of the company's expansion and development since its inception in 1992, and played a key role in Revlon’s acquisition of the company. Scott started his career at Accenture Consulting before moving to Merrill Lynch, where he became Director and Vice-President of Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Beattie also co-founded Bedford Capital, a private equity firm with a long track record of success in helping early stage companies grow their businesses. Scott also has extensive financial markets experience and serves on several boards including the Executive Committee of the Ivey School of Business, PENCIL (Public Education), and as Vice-Chairman of Revlon.