Leonard A. Lauder’s Memoir: The Company I Keep, My Life In Beauty
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) celebrates the launch of Chairman Emeritus and former CEO, Leonard A. Lauder’s highly anticipated memoir, The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty.
In the book, Mr. Lauder recounts his extraordinary life from growing up in New York City during the Great Depression to helping his mother and the company’s founder, Mrs. Estée Lauder, grow her business into the global powerhouse it is today. The Company I Keep is available as of November 17th in the U.S., and will roll out in various global markets in the coming months.
“The process of writing this memoir has been so meaningful to me, and above all, has reminded me of all the outstanding people I’ve been surrounded by my entire life. The Company I Keep provides an overview of my journey and that of this incredible Company, the one I grew up with and one that continues to inspire me day in and day out,” said Mr. Lauder.
Mr. Lauder currently serves as the company’s Chairman Emeritus
Along with keen insights from his time in the beauty industry, Mr. Lauder also shares his takeaways in leadership, accountability and collaboration from his time in the U.S. Navy, how he developed his passions for art and postcard collecting and his approach to transformative philanthropy.