Chris Good to Replace Thia Breen As Group President of North America, The Estée Lauder Companies

Chris Good started out as a professional footballer for Queens Park Rangers in 1978 but
later switched to a business degree at London University, graduating with a BA (Hons).
His career in beauty started on graduation with a series of sales and marketing roles within Elizabeth Arden, The Estée Lauder Companies and Unilever in London.

In 1989, Chris was appointed European Marketing Director for the Prestige division of
Unilever in Geneva, a role that established his international career. Chris’ career with Unilever Prestige took him all over the world and in quick succession he became European Marketing Director in New York; President of Unilever in Tokyo; Regional Vice President in Shanghai and General Manager/Regional Vice President in Singapore.
After a period out of The Estée Lauder Companies, Chris returned to the fold in 2000 to
take on the position of General Manager/Regional Vice President for Clinique in APAC,
a role that he held for five years. In 2005 Chris was named General Director of the young
Russian affiliate business and took it to the No.1 slot during his time there.
In 2008, Chris was appointed Senior Vice President, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle
East, India and Africa and became a key member of the EMEA leadership team.
After 22 years working across seven different countries, Chris returned to London in 2012 to take on the prestigious role of Regional President/Managing Director of The Estée Lauder Companies, UK & Ireland, the company’s second largest market globally after the North American home market. In January 2014 he was promoted to President of the UK business.

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