Gina Boswell


Bath & Body Works

Boswell serves as chief executive officer of Bath & Body Works Inc., having joined the business and its board of directors in December 2022.

Prior to joining Bath & Body Works, Boswell was a senior executive with Unilever where she led multibillion- dollar businesses in North America and the U.K., first in personal care and then across the portfolio including beauty, home care and food and beverage.

Boswell joined Unilever through the acquisition of Alberto Culver, where she served as president of global brands, overseeing marketing, R&D, consumer insights and packaging for numerous hair and skin care brands including TRESemmé. Earlier in her career, she served as chief operating officer of Avon North America and held senior positions at Ford Motor Company and the Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Boswell has served on the boards of ManpowerGroup, Wolverine Worldwide, ACCO Brands and Applebee’s. In recognition of her board service, she received the 2017 Directors to Watch award from Directors & Boards and the 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors award from Women Inc. She is also a former president of the Yale University Council and a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

Boswell has been recognized as a Woman to Watch by Ad Age, Marketer of the Year and 50 Most Influential People in Beauty by Women’s Wear Daily and Top 50 2015 Brand Innovator and Achiever of the Year by Cosmetic Executive Women. In 2022, she was awarded the Yale Medal, the highest alumni award honoring outstanding individual service to the university.