Drew Eilliot Joins MAC Cosmetics as SVP – Global Creative Director
M·A·C Cosmetics has announces the appointment of Drew Elliott as Senior Vice President, Global Creative Director, M·A·C Cosmetics, effective October 28, 2019.
Elliot will report to Philippe Pinatel, Senior Vice President/General Manager, M·A·C Cosmetics. Elliot will also add a matrix reporting line to John Demsey, Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies. Elliott will lead all strategy, conceptualization and execution of the creative process that drives the global image for M·A·C Cosmetics in disruptive ways across all touch points of the consumer journey, including retail, digital, packaging, visual merchandising and multiplatform experiences.
In his role, Elliott will further evolve the brand’s strong heritage in artistry, inclusion and diversity, trendsetting and expression of individuality to ensure M·A·C continues to be the premier storyteller in a competitive beauty landscape. “Drew’s ability to translate consumer data points into creative ideas – coupled with his deep knowledge of fashion, beauty, pop-culture and entertainment – make him ideally suited to lead creative while fueling the next chapter of M·A·C’s growth,” said Philippe Pinatel, Senior Vice President/General Manager, M·A·C Cosmetics.
Elliott’s wide-ranging accomplishments and industry recognition reflect his visionary eye and his unique ability to create content that both resonates with global audiences and inspires desired business outcomes. Before coming to M·A·C Cosmetics, Elliott held the position of Creative Director of ENTtech Media Group which acquired PAPER Magazine. In 2016, Drew was tapped as Creative Consultant and joined the cast of judges on the top-performing series “America’s Next Top Model.”
“Drew is a true industry tastemaker who defines our cultural zeitgeist,” said John Demsey, Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies. “Over his career he’s been a friend and partner to M·A·C and to our artists, giving him unique perspective on how the brand visually takes shape. His inherent understanding of the M·A·C DNA and shared values with the brand, combined with his unique creative talents and industry expertise, position him well to take on the role of Global Creative Director and re-affirm the brand as a creative force.”