Deciem founder ordered to stay away from Estee Lauder offices workers after

TORONTO — An Ontario court has issued an order preventing the founder of Deciem from contacting or visiting any directors or employees of the beauty brand’s investor Estee Lauder Companies Inc.The order also bars Brandon Truaxe from entering any Estee Lauder office and requires him to stay at least 300 metres from the residence of Estee Lauder executive Leonard Lauder and Andrew Ross, Estee Lauder’s representative on the Deciem board of directors.A court application filed by Estee Lauder shows it was prompted to take action against Truaxe after he sent an email to Lauder and Ross last Thursday, telling them he would soon be in their hometown and predicting the “downfall” of Estee Lauder and the Lauder family.Deciem CEO Brandon Truaxe removed by court, after bizarre Instagram post closing beauty chainEstee Lauder wants Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe out after he shuts down company in bizarre Instagram postEstee Lauder, which owns a one-third stake in Deciem, said in a cease and desist letter it sent to Truaxe and filed in court that Truaxe’s missive was the latest in a string of “harassing and menacing” communications Truaxe has made.After Truaxe made hundreds of Instagram posts and temporarily closed all of Deciem’s stores, Estee Lauder took him to court to remove him from his roles at the company he built and bar him from “issuing statements or circulating media” on Deciem’s social media accounts on an interim basis.Truaxe has not appeared in court or answered any of the applications Estee Lauder has brought against him and has not responded to The Canadian Press’s requests for comment.

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