“It is our people who make our Company great. As Jane and Stephane continue on their Estée Lauder Companies journey, we grow as a Company—leveraging their strengths to drive our success,” said William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, The Estée Lauder Companies. “Both are terrific leaders who consistently recognize global opportunities and most of all, inspire their teams to deliver excellence.”Mr. de la Faverie joined The Estée Lauder Companies in 2011 as Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Aramis and Designer Fragrances; shortly thereafter Lab Series and GoodSkin Labs were added to his responsibilities. Since joining the Company, Mr. de la Faverie has helped grow Aramis and Designer Fragrances’ profitability and expand the Company’s designer fragrance portfolio. Throughout his tenure in the beauty industry, Mr. de la Faverie has worked to build a number of skin care brands. Most recently under his leadership, the men’s skin care brand, Lab Series, successfully launched several major innovations globally. Mr. Freda said, “Stephane is an ideal person to build on the success from Jane’s prior leadership. His keen ability to think globally and act locally will help the Origins, Ojon and Darphin teams continue to focus on their fastest-growing opportunities.” In November of 2012, William P. Lauder and Fabrizio Freda announced an organizational redesign to drive the Company’s future success by further aligning brands, ensuring focus on the greatest opportunities globally and creating growth for talent worldwide. The appointments announced today are a continuation of this organizational evolution. 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, Marni and Tory Burch.
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