THE WHAT? The Estee Lauder Companies has announced a series of key leadership appointments following the announcement that Olivier Bottrie, Global President, Travel Retail and Retail Development will retire in June, 2022.
THE DETAILS Effective May 1, 2022, Isreal Assa will succeed Bottrie, in the slightly adjusted role of Global President, Travel Retail Worldwide. In turn, Javier Simon will step into Assa’s former role of President, Commercial, Travel Retail Worldwide.
In addition, Andrea Dorigo, SVP GM, Global Retail and Head of Commerical North America will now report directly to Peter Jueptner, President International for his Global Retail responsibilities.
THE WHY? Jueptner explains, “We are proud of the exceptional depth and quality of talent across the organization, and as Olivier steps into his well-deserved retirement, we are pleased to elevate Israel and Javier, two dynamic, internally-trained and highly experienced leaders into these roles of greater responsibility. ELC remains committed to investing in and growing our local and international talent around the world, particularly leaders like Israel and Javier, who have extensive first-hand experience in Travel Retail and deep global expertise across all aspects of prestige beauty.”