Monique Davis is Vice President, Local & Cultural Innovation, at The Estée Lauder Companies. In this role, Monique works across brands to develop and expand product and commercial innovation to increase relevancy with global multiethnic consumers. With a passion for beauty inclusivity and deep product experience, Monique has oversight of the Skincare and Fragrance categories, and collaborates with R&D, Product Development and Brand Marketing teams to ensure the company’s products meet and exceed expectations for skin of color consumers.
With an extensive beauty background spanning over 15 years, Monique started her career at The Estée Lauder Companies as a Presidential Associate, and has since held marketing roles of increasing responsibility at several brands within the company’s portfolio, including Bobbi Brown, Aveda and Clinique. Additionally, Monique led marketing categories at Avon, including Skincare, Makeup, Nailcare, and Beauty Tools. She also held a marketing position at Conair Corporation, responsible for driving the Hair Dryer and Ladies Grooming categories for key accounts, such as ULTA and mass retailers.
Monique returned to The Estée Lauder Companies for her current role in 2019. She is proud to serve as Co-Chair of the Network of Black Leaders and Executives (N.O.B.L.E), as well as The Inclusive Beauty Advisory Board, which are both part of The Estée Lauder Companies’ thriving employee affiliate groups.
Monique holds a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and lives in Westchester, NY, with her husband and two children.