The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
Alexandra C. Trower is Executive Vice President, Global Communications, a position she assumed in 2008. In this role, Ms. Trower oversees brand, corporate, social, crisis, philanthropic and Lauder family communications. She serves on the Executive Leadership Team, is an Executive Officer of the company and reports directly to William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies.
Ms. Trower has more than 25 years of experience, with diverse expertise in financial, corporate, consumer and crisis communications. Before joining The Estée Lauder Companies, Ms. Trower was Senior Vice President, Media Relations for Bank of America. In this role, she led a 30-person team, working to enhance the company’s brand, image and reputation in the U.S. and abroad through integrated media, communications and marketing efforts. In addition, she served as a senior communications advisor to top management on business strategy, acquisitions, product introductions, customer issues, litigation, crisis management and government relations.
From 1997 to 2003, Ms. Trower was a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase, where she was responsible for Corporate Communications at JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management. Prior to that, she spent 10 years at Chancellor LGT Asset Management, now part of Invesco, where her most recent role was Vice President of Corporate Communications.
Ms. Trower graduated from Hollins University, a women’s college in Roanoke, Virginia. She serves on the University’s Board of Trustees and is a member of the Board’s Executive Committee. Ms. Trower also serves as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Women’s Media Foundation and sits on the President’s Council of the New York Philharmonic.
Ms. Trower lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
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