The Estée Lauder Cos. has promoted several executives, including Jane Hertzmark Hudis, John Demsey and Stéphane De La Faverie.

Jane has been promoted to Executive Group President, the first woman to hold thsi role at the company. She will continue with brand portfolio oversight of Estée Lauder, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, AERIN, Origins, Aveda, Bumble and bumble, Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing.

In this elevated role, Jane’s portfolio reflects several of the highest growth areas of the company, including skin care and driving success across China and APAC, as well as with Chinese consumers around the world.

“This well-deserved promotion recognizes Jane’s exceptional leadership across the company,” said Fabrizio. “Throughout her career, she has made a significant impact driving brand-building expertise, spearheading the elevation of marketing and talent, and leading her portfolio of brands to achieve outstanding broad-based growth across categories, regions and channels. I am grateful to Jane for all that she has done to drive the company’s success and as an advisor to me, and I know that she will continue to lead and inspire us to even greater heights in the future.”

Most recently as Group President, Jane has been the company’s top skin care strategist, helping to drive expertise in the area. Estée Lauder ranks as the number-one brand in skin care globally, with La Mer the number-one brand in luxury skin care globally. Jane’s accomplishments include driving innovation and building iconic franchises, including Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair and La Mer’s Créme de La Mer. Jane also co-founded ELC’s Women’s Leadership Network in 2017 to inspire and engage women across the organization, helping them become exceptional leaders and mentors. In partnership with co-executive sponsors Tracey T. Travis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Sara E. Moss, Vice Chairman, Jane has expanded the Women’s Leadership Network to over 2,000 members globally, with local chapters in France and the United Kingdom.

Jane currently serves on the Board of Tiffany & Co. and as a Director of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Foundation, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Prior to her promotion to Group President in 2016, Jane served for seven years as Global Brand President, Estée Lauder, where she led the brand’s modernization and digital evolution to attract a new generation of global consumers. She solidified Estée Lauder’s position as a global leader in high-performance prestige skin care and makeup, growing net sales by more than 40 percent and establishing it as the number one brand in its prestige distribution in Asia. Preceding her leadership of Estée Lauder, Jane served in a number of key leadership roles at the company, including President of Origins and BeautyBank, a brand innovation think tank she founded in 2003.

John Demsey remains an Executive Group President, will focus on makeup. He will continue to oversee MAC Cosmetics, Clinique, Becca, Too Faced, Smashbox, Glamglow and Tom Ford Beauty, and will advise on new brand integration. He will continue to report to Fabrizio.

Stéphane has been promoted to Group President. He will continue his role as Global Brand President for Estée Lauder and Aerin. His brand portfolio will include Jo Malone London, Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Le Labo, Darphin, Lab Series, By Kilian, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, Rodin Olio Lusso and Prescriptives. He will also report to Fabrizio, and continue to report to Jane related to the Estée Lauder and Aerin brands.