The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has announced that Sara E. Moss has been promoted to the newly created role of vice chairman, reporting to William P. Lauder, executive chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer. Since joining the company in 2003, Moss has served as executive vice president and general counsel.
In her new role, Moss will have several key areas of focus. First, she will serve as a senior advisor to Executive Management, the Board of Directors and the Lauder Family on issues critical to the business. Second, she will act as a liaison between the Lauder Family and the Board of Directors, while also helping to advance a framework to enable the company’s long-term, sustainable success as a family-controlled, public company. Third, Moss will work collaboratively with senior leaders across the organization to drive the company’s global programs focused on developing women as exceptional leaders, as well as women’s focused initiatives.