Leonard A. Lauder

Leonard A. Lauder, Co-Chairman of the ADDF, is Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products, , with annual sales of nearly $11 billion.

Mr. Lauder is also extremely active in the worlds of education, art, politics, and philanthropy. He is an emeritus trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, the Chairman Emeritus of the Whitney Museum of American Art, a trustee of the Aspen Institute, and a member of the President’s Council of Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.

Among his honors, he has been named an Officier de la Légion d’Honneur by France and recognized by the United States Navy Supply Corps Foundation with its Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2013, Mr. Lauder received the Palazzo Strozzi Renaissance Man of the Year Award. Most recently, he was named a 2014 Living Landmark by The New York Landmarks Conservancy. Mr. Lauder is married to Judy Glickman Lauder, an internationally recognized photographer and philanthropist.