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Estée Lauder names new SVP and Chief Procurement Officer

Sophie Smith
08 September 2023

The Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Quentin Roach as Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, effective immediately.

In this role, Roach will oversee Estée Lauder's strategic supplier relationships and enhance end-to-end synchronisation across the company’s supplier network to "help accelerate innovation, growth, and joint value creation".

He will also oversee third-party manufacturing procurement activities while partnering with the company’s global manufacturing team to integrate its external and internal network into a synchronised manufacturing ecosystem.

In addition, Roach will focus on further accelerating Estée Lauder's initiatives concerning responsible sourcing and supplier inclusion and diversity.

Roberto Canevari, EVP of Global Supply Chain at Estée Lauder Companies, said: "Roach is a seasoned leader with more than 30 years of cross-industry experienced in supply chain and procurement and a proven record in value creation, growth, and transformation.

"I am confident that his vast experience and expertise, solution-oriented leadership style, and passion for empowering teams to deliver performance will greatly enhance the Estée Lauder Companies’ procurement efforts."

Most recently, Roach served as Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer at Mondelēz International.

Prior to this, he held various supply chain and procurement leadership roles at Merck & Co, Bristol Myers Squibb, Bausch + Lomb, and General Motors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for US Foods.

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