Brandon Truaxe Biography – Brandon Truaxe Wiki
Brandon Truaxe was the former CEO and founder of Canadian skincare company Deciem. Deciem was founded in Toronto, Canada in 2013. Since 2013, the firm has expanded across the globe with Deciem storefronts in the US, the UK, South Korea, Australia, Mexico and the Netherlands. It is reported to have a projected $300m (£228m) in sales in 2018.
In October 2018, Brandon Truaxe was removed from his post as CEO of Deciem following a lawsuit brought by the Estée Lauder Companies, an investor in Deciem since 2017. Estée Lauder Companies, a minority investor in Deciem, sued Truaxe after he posted a video on Instagram to advise that he was closing down his own company until further notice with immediate effect. He claimed that “almost everyone at Deciem has been involved in major criminal activity”.
Brandon Truaxe Age
He was born on 19 June 1978 in Tehran, Iran. He was aged 40 at the time of his death.
Brandon Truaxe Parents
Brandon Truaxe’s parents died when he was very small and he was raised by friends of the family. His adoptive father ‘wasn’t terribly interested in having me’ and his adoptive mother developed cancer and ultimately died. Their son helped raise him.
Brandon Truaxe Ethnicity
He was born to Greek-Iranian parents.
Brandon Truaxe Death
Brandon Truaxe’s death was announced in an Instagram post by the skincare company Deciem. The post on Deciem’s Instagram reads: “Brandon, our founder and friend. You touched our hearts, inspired our minds and made us believe that anything is possible. Thank you for every laugh, every learning and every moment of your genius. Whilst we can’t imagine a world without you, we promise to take care of each other and will work hard to continue your vision. May you finally be at peace. Love, (forever) your DECIEM ❤”
View this post on Instagram
Brandon, our founder and friend. You touched our hearts, inspired our minds and made us believe that anything is possible. Thank you for every laugh, every learning and every moment of your genius. Whilst we can’t imagine a world without you, we promise to take care of each other and will work hard to continue your vision. May you finally be at peace. Love, (forever) your DECIEM ❤
Brandon Truaxe Cause of Death
Brandon’s cause of death is yet to be confirmed.
Brandon Truaxe Suicide
On Sunday at 1:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a possible suicide at 33 Mill Street, in Toronto’s Distillery District, just a few blocks from Deciem’s headquarters.
A police spokeswoman said the force does not release information on suicides, and did not confirm Truaxe’s name was associated with this call. She said the 1:30 p.m. incident was being investigated as non-suspicious and non-criminal, which is consistent with how police handle both suicides and fatal accidents.
Brandon Truaxe Gay
Truaxe had denied being gay, and in an interview in November said he had no romantic partner and had never been intimate with any employee of Deciem, but he acknowledged Swedaan had lived in his apartment for rent free for ten years.
Truaxe’s longtime colleague at Deciem Riyadh Swedaan said he had been Truaxe’s boyfriend for many years and lived at the same apartment.
Brandon Truaxe Wife
He was not married.
Brandon Truaxe Nationality
He was born in Tehran, Iran.
Brandon Truaxe Net Worth
This information is being updated.
Brandon Truaxe Instagram
View this post on Instagram