The Estée Lauder Companies has announced leadership updates and the formation of a third brand cluster.
Jane Hertzmark Hudis has been promoted to Executive Group President and her portfolio of brands will include Estée Lauder, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, AERIN, Origins, Aveda, Bumble and bumble, Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. She will continue to report directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies.
John Demsey, Executive Group President, will evolve his brand portfolio. He will continue to oversee M·A·C, Clinique, BECCA, Too Faced, Smashbox, GLAMGLOW and TOM FORD BEAUTY, and will be a key advisor to the group’s new brand integration capability. He will also continue to lead the enterprise-wide Creative Organization, and will continue to report directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC).
Stéphane de La Faverie has been promoted to Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, while continuing in his role as Global Brand President, Estée Lauder and AERIN. Stéphane’s new portfolio of brands will include Jo Malone London, Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Le Labo, Darphin, Lab Series, By Kilian, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, RODIN olio lusso and Prescriptives. He will report directly to Fabrizio Freda in his role as Group President, and will continue to report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis for his Global Brand President responsibilities for Estée Lauder and AERIN.