Estée Lauder has appointed Guillaume Jesel Senior Vice President/Global General Manager of Tom Ford Beauty. Jesel will lead the brand, working directly with the eponymous designer and reporting to John Demsey, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies.
Jesel has served at Lauder for 14 years across a number of roles, including Senior Vice President of Global and North America Marketing for MAC Cosmetics and Vice President, Global Marketing for the Estée Lauder brand. Prior to joining Jesel worked at Lancôme (L’Oréal).
“Guillaume is incredible,” said Tom Ford. “A great talent, a brilliant business man, and a wonderful leader. I could not be more pleased to have him as Tom Ford Beauty’s Global General Manager. Through his tenure at The Estée Lauder Companies and his career, he has gained a profound understanding of the global beauty industry. His experience is invaluable as we launch in China and continue to build our beauty business internationally.”
“Guillaume has already had a major impact on the brand, and we are confident that his leadership skills and his experience in the world of cosmetics will help this brand grow into a major powerhouse,” added John Demsey.