The Estée Lauder Companies has announced that Caroline Geerlings was appointed President, Tom Ford Beauty and New Business. In this position, she will be responsible for the overall strategic direction, global development, management and growth of the brand.

Ms. Geerlings brings nearly 25 years of global experience in the cosmetics industry, including leadership roles at M-A-C Cosmetics and Christian Dior Parfums. Most recently, she held the role of Senior Vice President, General Manager, Prescriptives Worldwide.

Tom Ford Beauty is sold in 43 countries and territories. In May 2010, Tom Ford Beauty launched a lineup of 12 Lip Colors under the Private Blend Collection.