2019 Spirit of Life Honoree
Chief Merchandising Officer
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 and assortments, 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 12 years at Sephora, Artemis has been a consistent leader in several business functions, including 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 (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) brand. Artemis lives in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter.