The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. announced Philippe Warnery has been appointed to the position of general manager, Canada, for the company. Warnery will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the Canadian affiliate with a focus on locally relevant opportunities, assessing market conditions, building key account relationships, managing operational effectiveness, building capabilities, and aligning and engaging the Canada team. The appointment is effective August 12, 2013.
“Canada is an important strategic focus for the North America region, and Philippe will be a key member of my leadership team. He has broad experience in developing and executing international marketing strategies and a collaborative style that will serve him well in this new role. I am delighted to welcome him to our team,” said Thia Breen, group president, North America, The Estée Lauder Companies.
Warnery joined the company in 2006 and most recently served as the vice president, general manager, international for the Origins and Ojon brands. In this role, he spearheaded the successful expansion of Origins into China, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and most recently Mexico. He has also been instrumental in the development of the expansion of Origins and Ojon with Boots in the U.K. Prior to his work with Origins and Ojon, Warnery served as the regional director for Clinique travel retail in APAC, where he positioned Clinique as a top five brand in over 20 key airports and duty free locations.