TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL
This story first appeared in the December 14, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Karyn Khoury, senior vice president of corporate fragrance development worldwide at the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., was honored by the Museum of Arts and Design, and the company’s top brass turned out to cheer. Khoury expressed gratitude to Leonard Lauder for his support over the past 30 years. “I owe you my success and my career,” she told him, in front of a crowd that included Fabrizio Freda and Aerin Lauder, then saluted the memory of the late Evelyn Lauder as her mentor, boss and friend. The exec shared honors with IFF’s star perfumer Sophia Grojsman.