Jean-Christophe Jourde Promoted to Senior Vice President/General Manager for North America, Clinique

  Jean-Christophe Jourde Promoted to Senior Vice President/General Manager for
  North America, Clinique

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- June 17, 2013

Jean-Christophe Jourde has been promoted to the newly created position of
Senior Vice President/General Manager for North America, Clinique. Mr. Jourde
will be responsible for driving Clinique sales and market share growth for the
brand in the North America region. Mr. Jourde’s appointment will be effective
from July 1^st and he will report to Mr. Ricardo Quintero, Senior Vice
President, Global General Manager, Market Development, Clinique.

Jean-Christophe Jourde to become Senior Vice President/General Manager for
North America, Clinique. ...

Jean-Christophe Jourde to become Senior Vice President/General Manager for
North America, Clinique. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Jean-Christophe is an outstanding professional,” said Ms. Lynne Greene, Group
President, The Estée Lauder Companies and Global Brand President, Clinique.
“We are proud to bring such a talented leader to North America.”

“I am extremely pleased Jean-Christophe will be leading Clinique in North
America where the brand is the leader in beauty,” said Mr. Ricardo Quintero,
“He has a track record of success and the experience, passion and imagination
to lead and accelerate Clinique’s strategies in this region.”

Currently Mr. Jourde is Vice President/General Manager for Clinique Europe,
Middle East and Africa where he oversees 38 markets. He has played a key role
in refocusing the brand on its core values and unique proposition to regain
market share in Western Europe while accelerating growth in Eastern Europe and
the emerging markets. He has created and led regional capabilities including
media, store design, visual merchandising, trade marketing, education,
communications and consumer engagement. Mr. Jourde has also enhanced the
consumer experience with the brand across Europe in both assisted and
non-assisted doors. He has co-led major corporate organizational projects in
EMEA including the creation and structure of the regional office.

“I am thrilled to take on this new challenge and go to a region that I have an
enormous respect for, especially as it relates to the entrepreneurial spirit,
the vibrant retail landscape and the engaged consumer. The region is so
diverse and my experience in making the brand relevant in EMEA in 38 countries
will be invaluable,” said Mr. Jourde.

Mr. Jourde began his career with The Estée Lauder Companies in Germany in 2004
as the Brand Manager for Estée Lauder and Aramis Designer Fragrances, later
adding Tom Ford to his responsibilities. Prior to joining the Estée Lauder
Companies, Mr. Jourde worked in various senior positions at L’Oréal
International on brands such as La Roche-Posay, Biotherm and Vichy. Mr. Jourde
has worked in various international markets including Canada where he spent
four years.

About Clinique

Introduced in 1968, Clinique was the first ever dermatologist-created,
prestige cosmetic brand. Clinique’s mission has always been to provide the
highest quality and most effective line of products to enhance every skin type
and tone. The brand’s customized approach and quality products – all
meticulously tested and carefully formulated with the latest science – have
made Clinique one of the leading skin care authorities in the world. All
makeup and skin care products are Allergy Tested and 100% Fragrance Free.
Clinique offers products for men and women of all ages and ethnicities.
Clinique is sold in more than 150 countries and territories and on

About the The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL)

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers
and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.
The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under
the following brand names: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab
Series, Origins, M•A•C, Bobbi Brown, Tommy Hilfiger, Kiton, La Mer, Donna
Karan, Aveda, Jo Malone, Bumble and bumble, Darphin,  Michael Kors, American
Beauty, Flirt!, GoodSkin Labs, Grassroots Research Labs, Tom Ford, Coach,
Ojon, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, Aerin Beauty, Osiao and Marni.

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