Former Chairman of North America, LVMH; Author, Aesthetic Intelligence
Pauline Brown is a pioneer in the business of aesthetics and author of a groundbreaking new book, entitled Aesthetic Intelligence: How to Boost It and Use It in Business and Beyond. She also hosts a weekly radio show on SiriusXM called Tastemakers.
Prior to 2016, Pauline served as the North American Chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, where she provided regional leadership for 70 brands in five sectors including fashion and leather goods, watches and jewelry, perfume and cosmetics, wine and spirits, and selective retailing. Before joining LVMH, she was a Managing Director at private equity firm The Carlyle Group, where she helped build the firm’s global consumer and retail practice. Earlier in her career, Pauline held senior executive positions at leading beauty companies, including Estée Lauder and Avon. Pauline began her career as a Management Consultant at Bain & Company.
Since 2008, Pauline has been a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, a program that seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders. Since 2019, she has been an Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School.
Pauline received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.