Esi Eggleston Bracey - Brand Innovators

Esi Eggleston Bracey

President, Unilever USA, CEO, North America Personal Care, Unilever

Esi Eggleston Bracey is a transformational business executive with over 28years of experience in general management, brand building, and marketing leadership. She has a track record of success in creating, accelerating and turning around business results across branded product categories, sectors and geographies through marketing and operational excellence.

Esi currently leads the multi-billion dollar Beauty & Personal Care portfolio for Unilever North America which includes responsibility for the Hair, Skin Cleansing, Skin Care and Deodorant businesses with iconic brands like Dove, TRESemmé, Suave, Vaseline, Degree, Axe, and Shea Moisture as well as newer brands like Schmidt’s Naturals and Love Beauty and Planet.  She has brought fresh thinking to these businesses and championed high impact purpose driven efforts like Dove’s founding of the CROWN (Creating and Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Coalition to help foster beauty inclusivity and to eradicate hair discrimination through support of the CROWN Act legislation.

Prior to joining Unilever, Esi spent more than 15 years as a leader in the dynamic global cosmetics industry.  She held the position of President of Coty’s Global Consumer Beauty Division and Senior Vice President of Procter & Gamble’s Global Cosmetics leading a portfolio of flagship international make-up brands including COVERGIRL, Max Factor, Sally Hansen, Rimmel London, Bourjois, and more.