Estée Lauder names Guillaume Jesel SVP/general manager, Global Corporate Innovation
NEW YORK — The Estée Lauder Cos., whose brands include Aveda, Bumble and bumble, American Beauty, Flirt! and M·A·C Cosmetics, has announced the appointment of Guillaume Jesel to the newly created position of SVP/general manager, Global Corporate Innovation.
Jesel will transition from his current role as SVP global and North America marketing for M·A·C Cosmetics to his new position, effective March 31. In his position, Jesel will report to Carl Haney, EVP global research and development, corporate product innovation, package development for Estée Lauder Co.
Jesel will lead global corporate innovation, including corporate technologies, external innovation and the company’s long-term innovation pipeline and portfolio. During his transition, he will work closely with Daria Myers, SVP global corporate innovation and sustainability. Myers will remain an adviser to both Jesel and Haney.
Radiant Collection by Tampax, Always sponsors Demi Lovato Neon Lights Tour
CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble’s Radiant Collection from Always and Tampax has joined as a sponsor of pop star Demi Lovato’s Neon Lights Tour.
As a sponsor, Tampax and Always will provide young women with the opportunity to show off their Radiant style online and on-site in the Be Radiant concert photo booth.
Throughout the tour, the Radiant Collection will be giving away concert tickets to young women who share their Radiant styles via the Tampax Facebook page. Once on-site, young women can visit the Be Radiant booth to receive coupons, snap photos with friends and have some fashion fun at the concert and on their social channels. Finally, from Feb. 7 through March 5, participants can visit BeRadiant.com to enter the Be Radiant in Neon Lights Sweepstakes for the chance to win a trip to Nashville and attend one of Lovato’s final shows of the tour.
For the first time ever, the Radiant Collection combines products Tampax and Always to provide a complete offering of tampons, pads, liners and more that meet all of a girl’s feminine care needs. Developed with fashion in mind, the Radiant Collection provides protection with designer packaging and unique features, like a first of its kind resealable tampon wrapper for discreet disposal.
The Radiant Collection includes —
- Tampax Radiant tampons with a re-sealable wrapper for discreet, worry-free disposal and the CleanGrip applicator for comfortable insertion;
- Always Radiant Infinity pads feature a soft, seamless, flexible design to move with you and a light, clean scent so you can feel fresh. They are made with Infinicel, which absorbs four times more than you might need;
- Always Radiant Incredibly Thin Liners are the brand’s thinnest and most flexible protection, with flexible edges that fit any panty style; and
- Always Radiant Wipes-to-Go to deliver an enhanced everyday freshness.
Former Kao Brands exec named Ouidad CEO
NEW YORK — Hair care company Ouidad has announced the appointment of former Kao Brands executive David Stern as president and CEO.
At Kao Brands, Stern served as regional executive officer for the mass business and global chief marketing officer/SVP of strategy and innovation. In these roles, Stern was responsible for a global brand portfolio that included John Frieda, Jergens, Curel, Biore and Ban and Guhl. Stern previously founded Endeavors, a manufacturing company, which brought 11 luxury home and personal care brands and more than 200 products to market. Prior to that he worked at Unilever, where he held various managerial positions, including director of new business development for the home and personal care division in North America and VP of marketing, managing e-business in the United States, among others.
Ouidad also announced the appointment of John Hetherington as CFO/COO, effective immediately. He joined Ouidad in September from Alterna Holding Corp., where he served as CFO. Prior to working at Alterna Holding, he served as CFO at Fekkai LLC (DBA Frederic Fekkai & Co.) and as VP of finance at L’Oreal, USA.