Bill Lauder is a strong name to respect and reckon with in the American beauty and cosmetic market today. He has played a very vital role in spearheading The Estée Lauder Companies in the USA and the world ever since he joined the Company in 1986. Bill has been a driving force for enhancing the international brand presence of leading cosmetic and beauty brands today.
Before he joined The Estée Lauder Companies, he was the Associate Merchandising Manager of the New York division of the Company when it was inaugurated in 1985. He was also the Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies in 2009. Prior to this, he was the Executive Director of the Company in 1996. He was also associated with New York City Inc. He was the Director of Partnership alone with The Director of True Temper Sports Inc from 2004. He was also associated with GLG Partners Inc from July 2006. He was also the Director of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc. From 2006, he has been an Independent Director of Freedom Acquisition Holdings Inc.
He has several credentials to his name besides the above. Bill Lauder also served as the President of Clinique and Origins Natural Resources Inc. He was in charge from June 1998 to July 2001. He was also the Senior Officer of the Origins brand since it was introduced to the American market in 1990. This beauty brand also picked up well to become a leading name in the market.
Bill Lauder’s parents were Leonard A Lauder, the son of Mrs Estée Lauder Companies and Evelyn Lauder. His father was a Jew with roots from Hungary and Czechoslovakia. His mother was a Jew from Austria. Bill Lauder completed his graduation from the Wharton School under the University of Pennsylvania. He had graduated in Economics in 1983.
Under his supervision and guided leadership, Bill Lauder went on to make the Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion one of the best selling prestige brands in the skincare and beauty product market in the USA today. This brand went on to introduce another anti-aging serum in the USA during his tenure. This also went on to become a best selling product and widely accepted over the globe. Bill Lauder is really a true inspirational leader in the globe today. With the aid of his vision and motivation, all the brands he has been associated with have become raving successes!