The Estée Lauder Companies -
Tracey T. Travis has been Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies since August, 2012, with responsibilities for Global Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations, Information Technology, and Strategy and New Business Development. Ms. Travis also co- leads the company’s major cost savings and process improvement initiatives. Previously, Ms. Travis was Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation from January 2005 to July 2012, with responsibilities for Global Finance, Accounting, Tax and Treasury, and Business Development, as well as Investor Relations and Information Technology. In both of these roles, she has successfully led and supported multiple acquisitions, the development of enhanced capital structures and shareholder returns, and technology transformations. Ms. Travis was with Limited Brands in Columbus, Ohio, from 2001 to 2004 as Chief Financial Officer of Intimate Brands Inc. and as Senior Vice President of Finance for Limited Brands, with responsibilities for operational finance for all divisions, capital planning, corporate forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Travis was Chief Financial Officer of the Americas Group of American National Can, where she led both the Finance and Information Technology groups. Prior to this position, she held various management positions at PepsiCo/Pepsi Bottling Group from 1989 to 1999. Ms. Travis served as Group Manager of New Products, where she led the manufacturing, distribution and market development of the business plans for Pepsi’s entrance into non-soft drink beverage categories; as General Manager, where she led the manufacturing, distribution and market development of beverages for a Michigan market unit; and as Chief Financial Officer of the Michigan Business Unit. Previously, she began her career at General Motors as an engineer and progressed through various financial roles, including on the controller’s staff where she worked on international product programs, joint ventures and divestitures.