Jane Lauder and Peter Lichtenthal, two rising stars at the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., have been given added responsibilities.
Lauder, global president and general manager of the Origins and Ojon brands, will now take on the additional responsibility for Darphin, a European-oriented pharmacy brand. She will continue reporting to Lynne Greene, who will assume a new role on Jan. 1 as one of two new group presidents overseeing Clinique, Origins, Ojon, Aveda and Darphin. Olivier Fontaine will remain president of Darphin. Greene, who will also continue as president of the Clinique brand, said, “Jane is tenacious, focused, intelligent and determined to lead her teams to success. She has done a brilliant job with her brands, especially with Origins around the world.”
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