CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
As a grandson of Mrs. Estée Lauder, the iconic cosmetics pioneer and the company’s founder, William Lauder is a member of the new generation of Lauder offspring at the helm of the family business. The Estée Lauder Companies is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products, with annual sales of more than $7 billion.
Lauder is a twenty-two-year veteran of the Estée Lauder Companies, occupying numerous positions before becoming chief executive officer in 2008. Prior to that he had been president and chief operating officer since July 2004, and chief operating officer since 2003, overseeing all the ...