THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies has announced the appointment of Venetia Varney as Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, UK&I.
THE DETAILS Varney joins from BlackRock where she held the role of VP of Corporate Communications, Private Market & Sustainable Investing, and has previous experience working in leadership and communications roles with Burberry, Kering and Escada. Venetia succeeds Anna Bartle who left the company earlier this year to pursue a new opportunity.
THE WHY? Sue Fox, President, ELC UK&I, explains, “With her breadth of experience across corporate affairs and communications, along with her depth of experience in the luxury market across both fashion and beauty, we are confident that Venetia will excel in her new role. During her 11-year tenure with ELC, Anna has had a great impact across our organisation, and also in our communities through our corporate philanthropic initiatives. I would like to thank Anna for her many contributions to our business, and I wish her all the best in her future endeavours.”