The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (ELC) announced key leadership appointments for its Travel Retail business, which follow the announcement that Olivier Bottrie, currently Global President, Travel Retail and Retail Development, will retire in June 2022.
Israel Assa, currently President, Commercial, Travel Retail Worldwide, will succeed Olivier Bottrie. He will be based in New York and will report directly to Peter Jueptner, President, International. He will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.
Javier Simon, currently President, Travel Retail Asia Pacific, will succeed Israel Assa, and will be named President, Commercial, Travel Retail Worldwide. He will report directly to Israel and will be based in Switzerland. He will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.
Andrea Dorigo, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Global Retail and Head of Commercial, North America, will continue to report directly to Mark Loomis, President, North America, for his Commercial, North America responsibilities, and will report directly to Peter Jueptner for his Global Retail responsibilities.
These appointments will be effective May 1, 2022.