The Estée Lauder Companies Appoints Christopher C. Giglio to Vice President, Corporate Global Communications

  The Estée Lauder Companies Appoints Christopher C. Giglio to Vice President,
  Corporate Global Communications

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 28, 2014

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) announced today that Christopher C.
Giglio has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Global Communications,
effective April 28, 2014. He will report to Alexandra C. Trower, Executive
Vice President, Global Communications.

Christopher C. Giglio (Photo: Business Wire)

Christopher C. Giglio (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Giglio will play a key role in ensuring proactive, globally aligned and
locally relevant corporate communications, including media relations, internal
and external communications, and executive communications for the Estée Lauder
Companies. Additionally, he will join Alexandra Trower as a close partner with
Investor Relations to help drive strategic financial communications, and
liaise with the brand communications teams to create synergies that strengthen
the Company’s corporate reputation.

“Chris brings a unique balance of global business acumen and communications
expertise. I am thrilled to welcome him to our Company. With his proven
leadership in strategic communications and reputation management, he will play
a key role in delivering the Company’s long-term growth strategy by elevating
and protecting the reputation of The Estée Lauder Companies and its portfolio
of prestige beauty brands globally,” said Alexandra C. Trower, Executive Vice
President, Global Communications.

“I am excited and honored to join the Estée Lauder Companies – a Company known
for its rich history and strong values, and a leader in the prestige beauty
industry. I look forward to working with the talented Global Communications
team and the business leaders across the Company as well as fostering even
greater communications opportunities and efforts to further benefit the
Company,” said Mr. Giglio.

A seasoned executive, Mr. Giglio brings to the The Estée Lauder Companies more
than 25 years of experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President
of the Corporate and Crisis Communications Practice at HL Group, a marketing
and communications firm servicing corporate, consumer, fashion and lifestyle
clients. During his tenure with HL Group, Mr. Giglio provided strategic
executive and corporate positioning for its clients and established the firm’s
crisis communications practice while significantly growing the firm’s client
base globally.

Prior to joining HL Group, Mr. Giglio held senior positions in the fields of
crisis management, journalism, and communications. He was a Director at Kroll
Associates, the leading crisis management and investigations firm, working
with teams that provided their diverse client base with complex strategies and
business intelligence. During his time at Kroll he was based in Hong Kong for
several years and worked extensively in the Middle East. He left Kroll to join
NBC News, and became an Investigative Producer on the prime-time news
magazine, Dateline. At NBC he specialized in investigative stories, breaking
news, and political reporting. Following his tenure at NBC, he joined
Rubenstein Associates, and worked closely with the firm's founder, Howard
Rubenstein, advising attorneys, executives, and high profile individuals on
media relations, corporate positioning, and issues management.

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, Marni and Tory Burch.

 An electronic version of this release can be found at the Company’s Website,
                             www.elcompanies.com.

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Contact:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Media Relations:
Alexandra Trower, 212-572-4430
or
Investor Relations:
Dennis D’Andrea, 212-572-4384
 
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