At a Glance

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At a Glance

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, M·A·C, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW and By Kilian. For fiscal 2016, net sales were $11.26 billion and operating income was $1.61 billion.

  • 25+Prestige brands
  • $11.26Net sales in billions
  • $1.61Operating income in billions

Source: The Estée Lauder Companies, 2016


Skin Care Moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices and sun care products
Makeup Lipsticks, lip glosses, mascaras, foundations, eyeshadows, nail polishes and powders. Also compacts, brushes and other makeup tools
Fragrance Eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles and soaps that are based on a particular fragrance
Hair Care Shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays and hair color products

Regions and Channels

The Estée Lauder Companies operates in over 150 countries and three main geographic regions: Asia/Pacific; Europe, the Middle East & Africa, including the United Kingdom and Travel Retail; and The Americas, encompassing North America and Latin America.

  • 150+Countries and territories
  • 1,230±Freestanding stores
  • 1,100±E/M-commerce sites in 30+ countries

Source: The Estée Lauder Companies, 2016


William P. Lauder is Executive Chairman and Fabrizio Freda is President and Chief Executive Officer.


46K+ employees worldwide, 84% female workforce worldwide, 51% women in senior vice president and above, 50% executives who've worked outside countries of origin.

Source: The Estée Lauder Companies, 2016

Common Stock Information and Ownership

The Class A Common Stock of the Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EL.

The Lauder family beneficially owns shares of Class A and Class B Common Stock with approximately 87% of voting power.

Key Dates

  • 1946 Estée Lauder launches the Company with 4 products
  • 1960 Global expansion begins with the first overseas accounts
  • 1989 The Company reaches $1B in sales
  • 1995 Initial public offering on NYSE
  • 2014 The Company reaches $10B in sales


Estée Lauder Companies International, Inc.
767 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10153
Tel: 212-572-4200
Fax: 212-527-3764

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The Estée Lauder Companies' At a Glance