Global leadership updates have been announced by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. regarding Aveda, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Bumble and bumble.
The following changes are effective July 1, 2017.
- Dominique Conseil, global brand president, Aveda, has announced his retirement. Barbara De Laere has been named his successor and appointed senior vice president, global general manager, Aveda.
- Peter Lichtenthat, global brand president, Bobbi Brown and Bumble and bumble, has announced his plans to retire in January 2018. He plans to support group president, Jane Hertzmark Hudis, on special assignments until his retirement. His successor at Bumble and bumble will be Zach Rieken who will continue as senior vice president, global general manager, Bumble and bumble.
- Sandra Main will add Bobbi Brown to her portfolio as she becomes global brand president, Bobbi Brown and La Mer.
- Justin Boxford has been appointed senior vice president, global general manager, La Mer.
Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO, said, “Today’s announcement reflects the company’s thoughtful succession planning philosophy. We are focused on leveraging the diverse strengths, experiences and perspectives of our leaders to further grow our brands and our business. The success of our people is a cornerstone of our long-term strategy.”