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Andrew Ross joins Estée Lauder to lead strategy and new business development

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. recently announced the appointment of Andrew Ross to the role of Senior Vice President, Strategy and New Business Development, effective September 1, 2016. Mr. Ross succeeds Peter Jueptner, who, as previously announced, has been appointed President, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Ross will join the Company’s Executive Leadership Team and report jointly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tracey T. Travis, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Finance and Strategy.

Andrew Ross joins Estée Lauder to lead strategy and new business (...)

Andrew Ross joins Estée Lauder to lead strategy and new business development

Mr. Ross will lead the ongoing development and implementation of the Company’s strategy and 10-year Strategic Compass. Mr. Ross will also lead the Company’s mergers, acquisitions, licensing and alliance activities worldwide, identifying strategic opportunities to complement the Company’s brand portfolio and capabilities. Mr. Ross’s additional responsibilities will include creating alignment opportunities across the Company, generating breakthrough industry and global insights that impact the Company’s strategic direction and providing leadership and guidance for a variety of key strategic priorities. Central to Mr. Ross’s role will be mobilizing and tracking the execution of enterprise-wide projects to enable the Company to continue to achieve its long-term vision.

For the past five years, Mr. Ross served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at ConAgra Foods, Inc., where he led the formulation of ConAgra’s corporate strategy, including oversight of their portfolio strategy, mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Ross was a Principal at McKinsey & Company, Inc., where he led the global retail and consumer goods pillar for nearly a decade. In this role, Mr. Ross was widely known for shaping global and national growth strategies for leading retail and consumer companies.

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