Estee Lauder announces Smashbox’s new leadership team
NEW YORK Estee Lauder has announced the planned leadership team for Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics.
Upon the closing of its acquisition of Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics, Beth DiNardo will become global general manager of the brand. DiNardo will work closely with Budd Taylor, current president of Smashbox, and Dean Factor, co-founder and CEO. Taylor will partner with DiNardo to lead the day-to-day business of Smashbox, and will play a key role in the integration of the brand into Estee Lauder.
DiNardo, who has been an executive at Estee Lauder for the past 13 years and most recently served as SVP and GM of Darphin North America, will report to Caroline Geerlings, who will be taking on responsibilities for new businesses. Geerlings most recently served as SVP and GM of Prescriptives Worldwide. As part of her new responsibilities, she will oversee the strategic integration of Smashbox, including extending the presence and visibility of the brand internationally and accelerating development of new products. She will report to group president John Demsey.
Coty earns kudos for fragrance achievements
NEW YORK At The Fragrance Foundation’s 38th Annual FiFi Awards held in New York on June 10, Coty took home four awards.
The winning fragrances included:
- Fragrance of the Year — women’s luxe: Lola by Marc Jacobs, Coty Prestige
- Fragrance of the Year — women’s popular appeal: Halle by Halle Berry, Coty Beauty
- Fragrance Hall of Fame — CK One, Coty Prestige
- Media Campaign of the Year — men’s: CK One “We Are One,” Coty Prestige
“This year’s FiFi Awards have once again solidified Coty’s position as a leading global beauty company. It is truly an honor to see so many of our brands recognized by The Fragrance Foundation,” stated Bernd Beetz, CEO of Coty Inc. “Coty is an innovative company driven by our unique corporate culture, that moves faster, goes further and thinks freer. Our success is credited to the passion and creative spirit of the Coty family and partners.”
Reach by Design to debut this summer
NEW YORK Reach will launch a limited-edition collection of toothbrushes that have a touch of pizzazz.
Reach by Design, a unique collaboration curated by interior designers Tom Delavan, Celerie Kemble and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski, shows that toothbrushes can be both functional and beautiful.
The limited-edition collection launches nationwide this August.