Harry Slatkin

Businessperson, Organization founder

1960 –


Who is Harry Slatkin?

Harry Slatkin is an American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

The New York Times called him the "king" of home fragrance and celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Elton John defer to him when it comes to home fragrance. Founder and creative force behind Slatkin & Co, a home fragrance brand, Slatkin is regarded as one of the country's fragrance experts.

A former Bear Stearns Director, he created Slatkin & Co in 1992. Launched at Saks Fifth Avenue, the brand was picked up by specialty retailers Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys and international stores like Harrods in London, Villa Moda in Dubai and Joyce in Hong Kong. Fans of the brand included Martha Stewart, Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Elton John, the Christian Dior company, flocked to Slatkin to create home fragrance collections. In 2005, retailer Les Wexner purchased Slatkin & Co. for Limited Brands

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Aug 14, 1960
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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