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Alison Hahn

Alison Hahn

Senior Vice President Merchandising, Color
Alison Hahn is the Vice President of Color Merchandising at Sephora, a position she has held for the last six years. In her role, Alison is responsible for curating Sephora’s best-in-class and highly differentiated makeup product and brand assortment, one of the defining pillars of Sephora’s industry success. Since joining Sephora in 2011, Alison has identified breakout brands and game-changing beauty trends for the prestige retailer, and is responsible for step-changing the color organization team to better respond to fast-evolving beauty landscape innovation. Alison also served as a key stakeholder in the creation and launch of SEPHORA + PANTONE Color IQ, the ground breaking matching service that scans the surface of skin and scientifically matches skintone with exact foundation and concealer shades available at Sephora.

Alison’s innate instinct for trend forecasting coupled with her extensive experience in retail and merchandising has made her one of the most talented merchants in the beauty industry. Prior to Sephora, Alison’s 30 year career has spanned fashion, footwear and home goods where she led merchandising for megabrands including GAP, Saks Fifth Avenue and Restoration Hardware. Alison grew up on the east coast, but currently lives and works in San Francisco, her beloved home for more than 20 years.

Speaking in:

Friday Jan 10
3:35 - 4:05 PM
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom

Alison Hahn, SVP Merchandising, Color, has championed some of Sephora’s most exciting projects, including their ground-breaking Color iQ beauty service and Clean at Sephora. In this...

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