The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has promoted Gibu Thomas to executive vice president, ELC online.
Thomas has helped accelerate and transform ELC’s online digital platforms and experiences across omnichannel, driving loyalty and improvements in brand building experiences.
He is a member of ELC’s diversity council, a sponsor and supporter of several leadership development programs—including From Every Chair, Open Doors and Women in Tech—and was recently named executive sponsor for ELC’s Millennial Employee Resource Group GenNext.
Thomas joined ELC in November 2020 from PepsiCo, Inc., where he served as senior vice president and global head of e-commerce for five years.
Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO, said, "Gibu’s promotion to executive vice president recognizes his exceptional leadership of ELC online since joining in November 2020, including driving successful initiatives across e-commerce, technology infrastructure, digital media, mobile and omnichannel. Gibu is a highly talented and respected digital expert. He continues to leverage his deep expertise and forward-thinking strategy to drive and elevate our Online business globally, while bringing his dynamic, entrepreneurial leadership style to the talented and dedicated Online team.”