At Aveda, global brand president Dominique Conseil, has announced plans to retire, and will be succeeded by Barbara De Laere, who has been appointed senior vice president, global general manager, Aveda.
Also retiring (January 2018) is Peter Lichtenthal, global brand president, Bobbi Brown and Bumble and bumble. Succeeding Lichtenthal at Bumble and bumble is Zach Rieken who will continue as senior vice president, global general manager, Bumble and bumble.
Sandra Main will add Bobbi Brown to her portfolio as global brand president, Bobbi Brown and La Mer.
Justin Boxford has been appointed senior vice president, global general manager, La Mer, reporting to Sandra Main. He will also join the Executive Leadership Team.
“Dominique’s and Peter’s excellent leadership has helped shape some of our most beloved prestige beauty brands. As we honor their amazing careers, I’m also proud of the strong foundation they’ve built for their successors to achieve the next wave of growth,” said Jane Hertzmark Hudis. “We’ve always been a company of brand-builders and the home for the best industry talent. Barbara, Sandra and Justin each have highly unique business expertise and leadership skills that will further accelerate their brands’ growth potential in today’s dynamic prestige beauty landscape.”
“Today’s announcement reflects the company’s thoughtful succession planning philosophy,” said Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO. “We are focused on leveraging the diverse strengths, experiences and perspectives of our leaders to further grow our brands and our business. The success of our people is a cornerstone of our long-term strategy.”
PHOTO: Dominique Conseil (L) and Barbara De Laere