JOHN CORRIGAN, ESTEE LAUDER VP
NEW YORK — John Corrigan, senior vice president and chief information officer of Estee Lauder, died of a heart attack on Friday in Del Ray Beach, Fla. He was 58.
Before joining Estee Lauder in 1990 as a senior vice president, he served as senior vice president of finance and administration at Revlon. He was also the founder of Eastbourne Consulting, a management consultancy. He was named chief information office at Lauder in 1995.
“John Corrigan represented the best executive talent in our industry,” said Fred H. Langhammer, president and chief executive officer of Estee Lauder. “He coupled a specific expertise with an overall mastery of the complex tasks by which we plan, produce and support our products.”
Corrigan was born in Jersey City, N.J., in 1942 and began his career working for Chubb & Son, an insurance company, focusing on the commercial applications of information technology.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Antoinette, and three children, John IV, Melissa and Jason.
He also served on the board of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation in Chicago. A memorial service will be held on Oct. 5 in Spring Lake, N.J., where he resided.