PARIS, France — Peter Philips has been appointed creative and image director of Christian Dior makeup, effective immediately, the company announced.
“I am honoured by the responsibilities that are entrusted to me by Christian Dior makeup, whose values, savoir-faire and innovation I respect,” said Philips.
“His talent and his unique and modern vision of beauty are recognised around the world,” Claude Martinez, president and chief executive officer of Parfums Christian Dior, added in a statement.
Philips stepped down from his previous role as global creative director of Chanel cosmetics in 2013. During his tenure at Chanel, he garnered widespread industry acclaim for his inventive use of unexpected materials, his novel product lines and the artistry of his beauty looks for the house’s runway shows and campaigns.