Estée Lauder Announces Changes at La Mer, MAC, Le Labo and Dr. Jart+


The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (ELC) has announced four global leadership updates, which took effect on January 1, 2020. 

According to the company:

  • Justin Boxford has been promoted to global brand president, La Mer. He will continue reporting to Sandra Main, global brand president, Bobbi Brown and La Mer.
  • Philippe Pinatel has been promoted to global brand president, M·A·C Cosmetics. He will continue reporting to John Demsey, executive group president.
  • Deborah Royer has been promoted to global brand president and chief creative officer, Le Labo. She will continue reporting jointly to Fabrice Weber, president, Prestige and Artisanal Fragrances and New Brands Empowerment Group, as well as John Demsey.
  • Christopher Wood has been named president, North Asia (Japan, Korea), Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. He will report jointly to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, group president, as well as to Mark Loomis, president, Asia/Pacific.

Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO, The Estée Lauder Companies, said, "As a company, we strive to create opportunities that harness the unique talents of our dynamic and high-potential leaders and fuel our multiple engines of growth strategy. Justin, Philippe, Deborah and Christopher each demonstrate the strategic leadership and vision to deliver impressive results today while transforming their respective business areas to support ELC’s continued growth and win into the future."

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