Richard Kunes, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., plans to leave his post on or about June 30, with plans to retire the following year. Once the cfo post is filled, he intends to remain at the company as executive vice president, senior adviser to the chief executive officer, through June 30, 2013, according to Lauder. The company said it will consider both internal and external candidates for cfo and that Kunes will work with his successor to aid the transition.
Kunes joined the company in 1986 as international manufacturing controller and has spent 25 years at Lauder, with the last 12 as cfo.
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