Monica Arnaudo is the chief merchandising officer at Ulta Beauty. Since joining the retailer in 2017, Monica has built an unparalleled, world-class assortment reflecting how beauty lovers want to shop. Monica and her team are widely recognized for their ability to stay ahead of trends and for continually offering powerhouse brands that position Ulta Beauty as the destination for beauty.
With over 30 years of experience in the beauty industry, Monica has brought Ulta Beauty’s one-of-a-kind assortment to life in a way that transcends channels and keeps guests coming back to Ulta Beauty’s more than 1,200 stores. Monica has served in numerous sales and merchandising leadership roles at Nordstrom and Sephora, along with beauty companies including Bare Escentuals, L’Oreal, Estee Lauder Companies and Chanel.
Monica is from Northern California and a business graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California. She has two adult children, who currently live on the west coast.