The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.: named Guillaume Jesel to the newly created position of senior vice president/general manager, global corporate innovation. He transitioned from his current role as senior vice president, global and North America marketing for M·A·C Cosmetics to his new position on March 31, 2014.
Jesel will lead global corporate innovation, including corporate technologies, external innovation and the company’s long-term innovation pipeline and portfolio.
Jesel has been in his current position since 2007; during this time, he has played an integral role in shaping the brand strategy with the M·A·C leadership team. His extensive experience includes the deployment of M·A·C’s 50 annual launches, spearheading the accelerating local and cultural relevance efforts for the powerhouse brand and overseeing M·A·C’s product marketing, supply chain and consumer marketing and insights.
He has been with the company for 14 years, serving in a number of senior roles, including vice president, global makeup marketing for the Estée Lauder brand and executive director of international, M·A·C Cosmetics.
Prior to joining the company, Jesel served in marketing capacities of increasing responsibility at the Lancôme division of L’Oréal.