ELC names Karen Housman Travel Retail APAC Senior Vice President/General Manager

ELC Travel Retail APAC Senior Vice President General Manager Karen Housman

The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has named Karen Housman Senior Vice President/General Manager of Asia Pacific (APAC) Travel Retail, effective July 1. She will report directly to Travel Retail Worldwide Commercial President Javier Simon and be based in Singapore.

Housman joined ELC in 2017. She is currently Travel Retail Worldwide Senior Vice President/ General Manager of the La Mer and Le Labo brands. During her tenure, led the introduction of Le Labo in new locations in the Middle East, North America, Asia and the UK. Le Labo is one of the fastest growing brands in ELC’s portfolio in travel retail, says the company.

Prior to joining ELC, Housman held various leadership positions at companies such as Amorepacific and Chanel.