Ukachi Anonyuo is currently Executive Director, Global Packaging & Project Development, where she manages all categories of the Estee Lauder brand by leading Regional Package Development, as well as leveraging the initiatives of Corporate Innovation, R&D, Device Development, Consumer Insights, Material Science, & Industrial Design to support and drive to fruition new Marketing, Product Development, and Design launches.
Prior to joining Estee Lauder, she managed new launches for the Color Cosmetics and BeComing categories at Avon Products Inc., as well as the various Sally Hansen categories and Orajel Brands at Del Laboratories Inc. (now Coty Inc.) from inception to launch on a domestic and international basis. As an additional initiative, she has participated in various projects and teams relating to value analysis/cost savings, improved efficiency, as well as presenting new Packaging concepts and Innovation.
In 2010, Anonyuo was chosen to chair the newly created Innovations Committee for the Cosmetics Industry of Buyers & Suppliers. She was featured in Essence magazine’s Career Success issue in April 2013, and was named A “40 under Forty” honoree in 2015 by The Network Journal. Anonyuo holds both a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering at Rutgers University, as well a Master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in Marketing from the same institution. She has held Board positions within several industry organizations including Executive Board Member for the Institute of Packaging Professionals, Board Member for the Cosmetic Industry of Buyers and Sellers (CIBS), Executive Board member for the Network of Black Leaders and Executives (NOBLE) at Estee Lauder, and serves as a site lead for the newly created Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) at Estee Lauder. Anonyuo has also volunteered her time with organizations including her sorority - Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) organization, Summersearch, pencil.org, DreamGirls – a STEM initiative, The Young Women’s Leadership School in Harlem, NY, and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), where she serves as a Mentor.