IFF Appoints Nicolas Mirzayantz President of IFF’s Nourish Division

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IFF (NYSE: IFF) at present introduced that Nicolas Mirzayantz, present President, Scent, has been appointed President of IFF’s Nourish division, efficient September 1, 2021. Mr. Mirzayantz will succeed Kathy Fortmann, present President, Nourish, who has determined to pursue different alternatives outdoors of IFF. IFF veteran and present President, Global Consumer Fragrances, Christophe de Villeplee, will assume transition into the function of President, Scent.

“We couldn’t be extra happy to have Nicolas lead our Nourish division,” mentioned IFF Chairman and CEO, Andreas Fibig. “Nicolas is becoming a member of a Nourish division with an amazing alternative to construct on vital gross sales momentum and powerful buyer curiosity in IFF’s differentiated portfolio and capabilities. He has been a useful member of our management workforce, with an unparalleled potential to create a tradition of innovation and ship inventive and profitable options to our clients whereas constantly strengthening the enterprise via progress and margin enlargement. Nicolas has remodeled our Scent division into the worldwide perfume chief it’s at present, and I’m assured that he’ll deliver to Nourish the identical ardour, tradition of breakthrough innovation, monetary prowess and dedication wanted to drive continued momentum with Nourish. I additionally wish to thank Kathy for her management at a pivotal time for Nourish and we want her the most effective as she embarks on her subsequent chapter.”

Mr. Mirzayantz, who has had a 33-year profession with the Company, brings many years of {industry} expertise to his new function. During his 14-year tenure as President of the Scent division, Mr. Mirzayantz led a compound annual progress price of roughly 5%, whereas constantly increasing revenue margin. Previously, Mr. Mirzayantz served as Regional Manager, North America, throughout which he led IFF’s North American Flavors and Fragrances division.

As President, Nourish, Mr. Mirzayantz will give attention to leveraging the division’s best-in-class product portfolio and world-class innovation to create unmatched options for purchasers that drive industry-leading progress. Together with an extremely gifted Nourish workforce, Mr. Mirzayantz will accomplice with clients of all sizes to form the long run of the worldwide meals and beverage expertise for IFF’s stakeholders.

“Since becoming a member of IFF greater than 30 years in the past, I’ve had the privilege of working carefully along with every of the Company’s divisions, together with Nourish,” mentioned Nicolas Mirzayantz, President, Scent. “The alternative for our Nourish division is important and I do know that I shall be becoming a member of a formidable, inventive workforce that’s laser-focused on delivering industry-defining options for our clients. I’m equally happy to know that Scent will proceed its robust momentum with Christophe. I’ve had the privilege to work with him for the previous 22 years and I do know firsthand that he has the experience and expertise essential to efficiently lead the division into the long run whereas upholding IFF’s collaborative, progressive and purpose-driven tradition.”

Mr. de Villeplee, who at the moment serves as President, Global Consumer Fragrances, will assume Mr. Mirzayantz’ present function of President, Scent efficient September 1, 2021. Drawing upon his lengthy profession with IFF and 30 years of expertise inside the perfume sector, Mr. de Villeplee will play an instrumental function in main the Scent division’s continued inventive discoveries and scientific breakthroughs, positioning IFF’s Scent division because the {industry}’s main perfume creation and options supplier.

Added Mr. Fibig: “I firmly imagine that Christophe is the correct chief for the IFF Scent division. He brings greater than twenty years of expertise rising our buyer relationships in shopper and positive perfume globally and is well-positioned to supervise Scent’s future progress. I’m excited to have him be part of our Executive Committee and know that he’ll proceed to have successes main our Scent division.”qw

“I’m each proud and excited to start out my new function as President of IFF’s Scent division and to steer such a passionate group of IFFers,” mentioned Mr. de Villeplee. “Having labored carefully with Nicolas for 22 years within the Scent division, I look ahead to constructing on the unbelievable momentum that we now have created to ship continued innovation and progress for the division and our clients for years to come back.”

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