has named Mary Dillon
as its new Chief Executive Officer
, effective July 1st.
Dennis Eck has been serving as Ulta's Interim CEO since February, when Chuck Rubin resigned.
Dillon's background isn't in beauty - most recently she was president and CEO of U.S. Cellular. Prio, she served as global chief marketing officer and executive vice president of MacDonald's Corp. She also has experience at PepsiCo.
“Mary brings strategic vision, a rich consumer marketingbackground, strong operational experience and a passion for the customer,” Eck said. “Her experience with developing national brands, her expertise in the digital world and her track record in building strong teams will all be important assets for Ulta Beauty.”