The Estée Lauder Companies and Clinique would not have been what they are today in the absence of William Lauder. This leader has been a positive guiding force for both brands and an inspiration to the other leading beauty and cosmetic brands in the world today. Lauder has served as the President of both Clinique and Origins Natural Resources Inc. He was in tenure from June 1998 to July 2001. He was also the Senior Officer of Origins ever since its inception in the USA. Origins was created in 1990 and since then there has been no looking back thanks to William Lauder and his contribution to its growth.
Besides this, William Lauder has also served as Field Sales Manager at Prescriptives for two years. He was also associated with his grandmother’s Company – The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. as Chief Executive Officer. His tenure here was from July 1st 2004 to February 2008. He was also the President of the Company from July 2004 till March 2008. He served as the Chief Operating Officer from January 2003 to June 2004 and the Group President of the Company from July 2001 till December 2002.
Before joining the The Estée Lauder Companies, he was an Associate Merchandising Manager of the New York segment of the Company since its opening. It opened in 1985. He was the Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies since 1st July 2009 and its Executive Director since 1996. He was also associated with New York City Inc, as a Director for The Partnership. Along with this he was The Director of True Temper Sports Inc since 2004 and GLG Partners Inc since July 2006. His credentials do not end here. He also is a Director with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc. Since July 2006, he has also been an Independent Director of Freedom Acquisiiton Holdings Inc.
He still has many credentials to his name. He graduated in Economics from the Wharton School in 1983 from the University of Pennsylvania. William Lauder is one of the leading inspirations we have in the American beauty and cosmetic industry today. He has vision and is one of the top leaders to help all the companies and brands he has been associated with to reach new heights and levels. His employees love him and all the brands he has been associated with are proud to have him on board!