The Estée Lauder Companies first established a presence in Hong Kong in 1961. Four years later Australia became the region’s first affiliate. Today approximately 16,700 people are employed full time in the APAC region, where the company operates 13 affiliate offices, two R&D centers, three creative and trend labs, and multiple distribution centers. There are more than 350+ freestanding stores and thousands of points of sale catering to consumers at retail outlets and online.
Leading the region is Mark Loomis. Regional headquarters is in Hong Kong. APAC employees are highly engaged in the company’s global philanthropy and corporate citizenship efforts around health, the environment and education, as well as in locally supported charitable initiatives.