Dexter King Appointed Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, TOM FORD BEAUTY

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TOM FORD announced today that Dexter King has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, TOM FORD BEAUTY. King will step into this role effective April 1, 2024 and continue reporting to Guillaume Jesel, President and CEO, TOM FORD and Luxury Business Development, The Estée Lauder Companies. King will also join The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) Extended Executive Leadership Team.

 

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Dexter King has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, TOM FORD BEAUTY. (Photo: Business Wire)

King has been with TOM FORD BEAUTY for nine years, working in a number of key leadership roles including most recently as Senior Vice President (SVP), Global Marketing and Strategy, and prior to then as SVP, General Manager, International and Global Strategy. In close partnership with Jesel, under King’s leadership of strategy and International, the brand elevated key TOM FORD fragrances to the luxury tier, accelerated its channel strategy and achieved exceptional growth and share gains across key markets.

 

“Dexter’s multi-faceted leadership experience at TOM FORD BEAUTY has been instrumental in helping the brand achieve exceptional global growth,” said Jesel. “His deep understanding of luxury, the importance of aspirational local relevance, and his command of the strategic growth opportunities in the luxury sector make him well-suited to lead the continued global momentum of TOM FORD BEAUTY.”

 

In his new role, King will lead the TOM FORD BEAUTY team in all aspects of category, channel and geography strategic growth plans. He will focus on driving the brand’s luxury beauty positioning through world-class innovation across makeup, fragrance and skincare and continue to elevate the brand’s signature aspirational storytelling of modern luxury glamour and amplifying individual beauty.

 

Prior to TOM FORD BEAUTY, King worked in strategy and marketing roles, holding positions of increasing responsibility across companies including McKinsey & Company, Diageo, and Moët Hennessy. King holds a Master of Business Administration from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia.

 

About TOM FORD

 

TOM FORD IS A GLOBAL DESIGN HOUSE OFFERING EXCEPTIONAL LUXURY PRODUCTS ACROSS WOMEN’S AND MEN’S FASHION, ACCESSORIES, EYEWEAR AND BEAUTY. FOUNDED IN 2005 BY TOM FORD, TODAY THE BRAND HAS A PRESENCE IN MORE THAN 100 MARKETS GLOBALLY, AND IS WIDELY RECOGNIZED AS THE ARCHITECT OF LUXURY GLAMOUR. IN 2023, THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES BECAME THE SOLE OWNER OF THE TOM FORD BRAND AND ALL ITS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. IN APRIL 2023 PETER HAWKINGS WAS APPOINTED THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF TOM FORD.

 

About TOM FORD BEAUTY

 

TOM FORD IS A GLOBAL DESIGN HOUSE OFFERING EXCEPTIONAL LUXURY PRODUCTS ACROSS WOMEN’S AND MEN’S FASHION, ACCESSORIES, EYEWEAR AND BEAUTY. FOUNDED IN 2005 BY TOM FORD, TODAY THE BRAND HAS A PRESENCE IN MORE THAN 100 MARKETS GLOBALLY, AND IS WIDELY RECOGNIZED AS THE ARCHITECT OF LUXURY GLAMOUR. TOM FORD BEAUTY IS DESIGNED TO AMPLIFY INDIVIDUAL BEAUTY WITH A COLLECTION OF SUMPTUOUS COSMETICS, EXTRAORDINARY FRAGRANCES AND ADVANCED SKINCARE.

 

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