Peter Lichtenthal assumed the role of President at Bumble and bumble, the leading hair care and styling product company in April 2007.
He has spent over 25 years working in the beauty business, 19 of them at The Estée Lauder Companies, in various senior roles throughout the corporation. With his vast experience in sales, marketing, and education both in North America and abroad, Peter is able to bring his broad and uniquely well-rounded perspective and leadership skills to Bumble and bumble during a time of important growth.
Prior to joining Bumble and bumble, Peter was the Global General Manager of M·A·C Cosmetics, where he used his broad array of skills and insightful management style to help strengthen M·A·C's global leadership position.
Peter was previously Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Estée Lauder Brand, with responsibility for Fragrance, Makeup, Skincare, Promotions, Special Events and the Internet. Prior to that, Peter was Vice President and General Manager of Estée Lauder International, after having spent over 10 years in marketing working on notable launches such as Advanced Night Repair, Fruition, pleasures, Pure Color makeup and Resilience Lift. He began his career in Advertising at Young and Rubicam, and Marketing at Avon Products.
Peter has a BA in English from Brandeis University, Class of '78, and a Masters in Marketing from Northwestern University. He also studied in Paris at the Institute of European Studies.