2019 Spirit of Life Honoree

Artemis Patrick

Chief Merchandising Officer, Sephora

Artemis Patrick
Artemis Patrick is the Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer at Sephora. In her role, Artemis is responsible for driving Sephora’s vision in product market leadership and experience differentiation, bringing the needs of the Sephora client to the forefront of the makeup, skincare, fragrance, hair and wellness categories.
 
Since joining Sephora in February 2006, Artemis has helped shape some of Sephora’s most breakthrough category and product leadership initiatives to date, including indie fragrances, textured hair distortion, inclusive foundation assortments, clean beauty, and establishing Sephora as the first North American prestige beauty retailer to offer K-beauty products and brands.  Leading with a passion for innovation and risk taking, Artemis helms a talented team of merchants and product development specialists, dedicated to helping clients learn, play and get inspired with beauty.  During her 13 years at Sephora, Artemis has been a consistent leader in several business functions, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sephora inside JCPenney where she oversaw a retail network of 500+ stores including online, and prior to that served as the Vice President of eCommerce Merchandising for Sephora.com. Artemis also serves on the Operating Committee for the company.
 
Artemis began her retail career at DFS Group Limited, the world’s leading luxury retailer catering to the traveling public, and an LVMH Group brand. Artemis lives in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter.