Jean-Christophe Jourde has been promoted to the newly created position of Senior Vice President/General Manager for North America, Clinique. Mr. Jourde will be responsible for driving Clinique sales and market share growth for the brand in the North America region. Mr. Jourde’s appointment will be effective from July 1 st and he will report to Mr. Ricardo Quintero, Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Market Development, Clinique.
Mr. Jourde began his career with The Estée Lauder Companies in Germany in 2004 as the Brand Manager for Estée Lauder and Aramis Designer Fragrances, later adding Tom Ford to his responsibilities. Prior to joining the Estée Lauder Companies, Mr. Jourde worked in various senior positions at L’Oréal International on brands such as La Roche-Posay, Biotherm and Vichy. Mr. Jourde has worked in various international markets including Canada where he spent four years.About Clinique Introduced in 1968, Clinique was the first ever dermatologist-created, prestige cosmetic brand. Clinique’s mission has always been to provide the highest quality and most effective line of products to enhance every skin type and tone. The brand’s customized approach and quality products – all meticulously tested and carefully formulated with the latest science – have made Clinique one of the leading skin care authorities in the world. All makeup and skin care products are Allergy Tested and 100% Fragrance Free. Clinique offers products for men and women of all ages and ethnicities. Clinique is sold in more than 150 countries and territories and on www.clinique.com. About the The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under the following brand names: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, M•A•C, Bobbi Brown, Tommy Hilfiger, Kiton, La Mer, Donna Karan, Aveda, Jo Malone, Bumble and bumble , Darphin, Michael Kors, American Beauty, Flirt!, GoodSkin Labs, Grassroots Research Labs, Tom Ford, Coach, Ojon, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, Aerin Beauty, Osiao and Marni.