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2012 November 15

Estée Lauder's New Directon for the New Year

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(NEW YORK) Expect 2013 to usher in a new direction for Estée Lauder Cos. The company has announced an organizational restructuring, expanding its number of group presidents from two to four and adding a duo of new senior positions to top management. The company will also further realign its brands including American Beauty, Flirt!, Aveda, and Origins, to ensure a sharper focus. Changes are set to take effect beginning January 1.

Thia Breen has been named to the new position of group president North America and will oversee Estee Lauder's U.S. and Canadian affiliates, while Lynne Greene is set to take on another newly-minted title as group president; she will continue to oversee the Clinique, Origins and Ojon global brands, along with the addition of Aveda and Darphin. Both Breen and Greene will report to the company's president and CEO, Fabrizio Freda.

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