Peter Lichtenthal

Peter is a dynamic leader who has nurtured creative and executive talent while igniting growth of iconic brands within the prestige cosmetics industry. His innovative leadership was key to nearly 30 years of success at The Estée Lauder Companies, culminating as Global Brand President of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Bumble and bumble., Smashbox Cosmetics and MAC Cosmetics.

Description

Peter is a dynamic leader who has nurtured creative and executive talent while igniting growth of iconic brands within the prestige cosmetics industry. His innovative leadership was key to nearly 30 years of success at The Estée Lauder Companies, culminating as Global Brand President of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Bumble and bumble., Smashbox Cosmetics and MAC Cosmetics.

During his career, Peter steadfastly guided numerous brands through rapid change, fostering creation of new products and diversifying supply and distribution chains. He also developed and executed successful business plans across multiple prestige cosmetics platforms, leading high-performing teams that ensured continued growth and evolution within a highly competitive global market.

In addition to being a sought-after speaker, Peter serves as vice chair of the board of directors for The Point Foundation and chair of its Community College Program, and is a board member for Second Stage Theater in New York City.

Professional Experience

Global Brand President, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Global President, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Global President, Bumble and bumble.
Global President, Smashbox Cosmetics
Global President, MAC Cosmetics

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing;
Vice President, General Manager, Estée Lauder Brand International;
Vice President, Estée Lauder Fragrance Marketing, U.S. Division;
Executive Director, Estée Lauder Skincare Marketing, U.S. Division,
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Education

M.A., Advertising, Northwestern University

B.A., English, Brandeis University

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