Glossier founder Emily Weiss is stepping down as the makeup and skincare brand’s CEO, effective immediately. Kyle Leahy, formerly the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, will assume the role, with Weiss staying on as Executive Chairwoman.
Weiss announced the decision in a lengthy letter to the “Glossier Community,” which you can read in full here. In the announcement, she wrote,
Weiss touted Leahy’s experience at brands like Nike, Cole Haan and American Express, and added that she, Weiss, would stay involved in the company’s major projects, like the New York flagship store, expected to open in SoHo next year.
Emily Weiss posted a picture of herself with Leahy to her Instagram as well.