People: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

IFF on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andreas Fibig

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard O'Leary

54 2014 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller

Matthias Haeni

49 2014 Group President - Flavors

Nicolas Mirzayantz

52 2007 Group President - Fragrances

Anne Chwat

55 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Angelica Cantlon

63 2009 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Ahmet Baydar

62 2010 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Francisco Fortanet

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Operations

Dale Morrison

66 2015 Lead Independent Director

Marcello Bottoli

53 2007 Independent Director

Linda Buck

68 2007 Independent Director

Michael Ducker

61 2014 Independent Director

Roger Ferguson

64 2010 Independent Director

Christina Gold

67 2013 Independent Director

Henry Howell

73 2004 Independent Director

Katherine Hudson

68 2008 Independent Director

Michael DeVeau

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Andreas Fibig

Mr. Andreas Fibig has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., effective December 1, 2014. Previously, he served as President and Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG, since September 2008. Prior to that position, Mr. Fibig held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Inc., a research-based pharmaceutical company, including as Senior Vice President of the US Pharmaceutical Operations group from 2007 through 2008 and as President, Latin America, Africa and Middle East from 2006 through 2007. Mr. Fibig’s prior work experience with pharmaceutical companies Pharmacia GmbH and Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, have provided him with extensive experience in international business, product development and strategic planning, which are directly translatable to his work as our Chairman and CEO. Mr. Fibig is a board member of EFPIA, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, Council of the Americas and vfa, the German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies. He chairs the Board of Trustees of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology. He joined our Board in 2011.

Richard O'Leary

Dr. Richard A. O'Leary, Ed.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company., effective July 8, 2015. He is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., effective December 18, 2014. Mr. O’Leary joined our Company in July 2007, and served as our Vice President, Corporate Development from July 2007 to May 2009, and as our Interim Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to May 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. O’Leary served in various positions since 1986 at International Paper Co., a paper and packaging company, including, as Chief Financial Officer of International Paper Company (Brazil) from June 2004 to June 2007.

Matthias Haeni

Mr. Matthias Haeni has been appointed as Group President - Flavors of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., effective April 1, 2014. Matthias Haeni joined IFF in 2007 in the role of Regional General Manager, Flavors Greater Asia. After 3 successful years, Mr. Haeni transferred to Hilversum, The Netherlands in 2010 where he has served as Regional General Manager for Flavors Europe, Africa, and the Middle East (EAME).

Nicolas Mirzayantz

Mr. Nicolas Mirzayantz is Group President - Fragrances of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since January 1, 2007. Prior to his appointment as Group President, Fragrances, he served as a member of our Temporary Office of the Chief Executive Officer from October 1, 2009 until February 2010, our Senior Vice President, Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care and Regional Manager North America, from March 2005 to December 2006, our Senior Vice President, Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care from October 2004 to February 2005, and our Vice President Global Fragrance Business Development from February 2002 to September 2004.

Anne Chwat

Ms. Anne Chwat is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since April 14, 2011. Ms. Chwat served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Burger King Holdings, Inc., a fast food hamburger restaurant company, from September 2004 to April 2011. From September 2000 to September 2004, Ms. Chwat served in various positions at BMG Music (now Sony Music Entertainment), including as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer.

Angelica Cantlon

Ms. Angelica T. Cantlon is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since August 10, 2009. Ms. Cantlon served as Senior Vice President-International Chief Administrative Officer of MetLife, Inc., an insurance and financial services company, from June 2005 to August 2009, and Senior Vice President-Human Resources Business Leader, of Metlife from September 1999 to June 2005.

Ahmet Baydar

Dr. Ahmet Baydar is Senior Vice President - Research and Development of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since September 22, 2010. He has served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development since September 2010, and as Vice President, Global Fragrance Research from February 2009 to August 2010. Prior to joining us, Dr. Baydar served as a Director of Shave Care and Integrated Shaving Systems at The Procter & Gamble Company, a branded consumer packaged goods company, from January 2006 to October 2007, and Vice President of R&D-Personal Care at The Gillette Company, a personal care products company, from August 2000 to January 2006.

Francisco Fortanet

Mr. Francisco Fortanet is Senior Vice President - Operations of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since February 27, 2012. Mr. Fortanet joined our Company in 1995, and has served as our Vice President, Global Manufacturing Compounding from January 2007 to February 2012, our Vice President, Global Manufacturing from January 2006 to January 2007, our Regional Director of North America Operations from December 2003 to January 2005, the Project Manager of a Special Project in IFF Ireland from May 2003 to December 2003 and as our Plant Manager in Hazlet, New Jersey from October 1999 to May 2003.

Dale Morrison

Mr. Dale F. Morrison is an Lead Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. with effect from May 6, 2015. Mr. Morrison has been a founding partner of TriPointe Capital Partners, a private equity firm, since 2011. Prior to TriPointe, he served from 2004 until 2011 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of McCain Foods Limited, an international leader in the frozen food industry. A food industry veteran, his experience includes service as Chief Executive Officer and President of Campbell Soup Company, various roles at General Foods and PepsiCo and as an operating partner of Fenway Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Morrison is a seasoned executive with strong consumer marketing and international credentials and his knowledge of our customer base is very valuable to our Board. Mr. Morrison is currently Non-Executive Chairman of the Center of Innovation at the University of North Dakota, the Non-Executive Chairman of Findus Group, a frozen foods company, and a director of Hale and Hearty, a restaurant business, and InterContinental Hotels Group, an international hotel company, and he previously served as a director of Trane, Inc. He joined our Board in 2011.

Marcello Bottoli

Mr. Marcello V. Bottoli serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. An Italian national with extensive international experience, Mr. Bottoli has been an operating partner of Advent International, a global private equity firm, since 2010, and served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Pandora A/S, a designer, manufacturer and marketer of hand-finished and modern jewelry, from August 2011 until March 2012. Mr. Bottoli served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Samsonite Inc., a luggage manufacturer and distributor, from March 2004 through January 2009, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Louis Vuitton Malletier, a manufacturer and retailer of luxury handbags and accessories, from 2001 through 2002. Previously, Mr. Bottoli held a number of roles with Benckiser N.V., and then Reckitt Benckiser plc, a home, health and personal care products company, following the merger of Benckiser with Reckitt & Colman Ltd. His experience as a chief executive and emphasis on consumer products, strategic insights and marketing has enabled Mr. Bottoli to provide many insights and contributions to our Board. Mr. Bottoli is Chairman of Pharmafortune S.A., a pharmaceuticals and biotechnology manufacturer, and is a member of the advisory board of Aldo Group, a Canadian footwear retailer, and serves on the board of directors of Desigual, an international fashion retailer based in Spain. Mr. Bottoli served on the board of True Religion Apparel, Inc., a California-based fashion jeans, sportswear and accessory manufacturer and retailer, from 2009 to 2013, on the board of Pandora A/S from 2010 to 2014, on the Board of Ratti Spa, an Italian manufacturer of high-end fabrics and textiles for the fashion industry from 2003 to 2010, and on the Board of Blushington LLC, a California-based makeup and beauty services retailer between 2011 and 2014.

Linda Buck

Dr. Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Dr. Buck has been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator since 1994, a Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a biomedical research institute, since 2002, and Affiliate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Washington since 2003. Dr. Buck’s research has provided key insights into the mechanisms underlying the sense of smell. This experience is useful to our research and development efforts in both flavors and fragrances, as is Dr. Buck’s technical background in evaluating a host of issues. Dr. Buck is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2004. Dr. Buck served on the board of directors of DeCode Genetics Inc., a biotechnology company, from 2005 to 2009 and joined our Board in 2007.

Michael Ducker

Mr. Michael Ducker is Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Mr. Ducker has been President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight since January 2015. In that role, he provides strategic direction for the company’s less-than-truckload companies throughout North America and for FedEx Custom Critical, a leading carrier of time sensitive, critical shipments. Mr. Ducker was formerly the Chief Operating Officer and President of International for FedEx Express, where he led all customer-facing aspects of the company’s U.S. operations and its international business, spanning more than 220 countries and territories across the globe. Mr. Ducker also oversaw FedEx Trade Networks and FedEx Supply Chain. During his FedEx career, which began in 1975, Mr. Ducker has also served as president of FedEx Express Asia Pacific in Hong Kong and led the Southeast Asia and Middle East regions from Singapore, as well as Southern Europe from Milan, Italy. His significant experience at a global organization complements the strength of our Board. Mr. Ducker serves as Chairman of the International Policy Committee, Executive Board Member and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and as a board member of the Coalition of Service Industries and the U.S.-China Business Council. Mr. Ducker also serves on the board of directors of Amway Corporation, the National Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, the Executive Committee of the American Trucking Association and as a member of the American Transportation Research Institute Board of Directors. Mr. Ducker was appointed to our Board in October 2014.

Roger Ferguson

Dr. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Mr. Ferguson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF, a major financial services company, since April 2008. Mr. Ferguson was an associate and partner at McKinsey & Company from 1984 to 1997 and also was an associate with a major law firm. Mr. Ferguson has served in various policy-making positions, including as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System from 1999 until 2006, and as Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, a global reinsurance company, from 2006 until 2008. Mr. Ferguson currently serves on the Advisory Board of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, a global alternative asset manager, on the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisers, and as Chairman of the Business-Higher Education Forum. He was a director of Audax Health, an end-to-end digital health company, and a member of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He serves on the boards of a number of charitable and non-governmental organizations, including The Conference Board, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the American Council of Life Insurers. His background provides excellent experience for dealing with the varied financial and other issues which our Board deals with on a regular basis. Mr. Ferguson has been a member of our Board since 2010.

Christina Gold

Ms. Christina A. Gold is Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. From September 2006 until September 2010, From September 2006 until September 2010, Ms. Gold was Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of The Western Union Company, a leader in global money movement and payment services. She was President of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and Senior Executive Vice President of First Data Corporation, former parent company of The Western Union Company and provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions, from May 2002 to September 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Gold served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Communications, Inc., a former telecommunications and e-commerce services provider, from October 1999 to May 2002. From 1998 to 1999, Ms. Gold served as President and CEO of Beaconsfield Group, Inc., a direct selling advisory firm that she founded. Prior to founding Beaconsfield Group, Ms. Gold spent 28 years (from 1970 to 1998) with Avon Products, Inc., a leading global beauty company, in a variety of positions, including as Executive Vice President, Global Direct Selling Development, Senior Vice President and President of Avon North America, and Senior Vice President & CEO of Avon Canada. Ms. Gold brings a number of valuable characteristics to our Board, including her extensive international and domestic business experience, her familiarity with the Company’s customer base, her financial expertise and her prior experience as a chief executive officer. Ms. Gold is currently a director of ITT Corporation, a manufacturer of highly engineered components and technology solutions for industrial markets (since 1997), New York Life Insurance, a private mutual life insurance company, and Korn/Ferry International, a leadership and talent management organization. From October 2011 to May 2013, Ms. Gold was a director of Exelis, Inc., a diversified, global aerospace, defense and information solutions company.

Henry Howell

Mr. Henry W. Howell, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Until 2000, Until 2000, Mr. Howell served in various positions during his 34 years with J.P. Morgan, a financial services firm. At J.P. Morgan, Mr. Howell secured extensive business development, finance and international management experience which enables him to provide both a public and a private sector perspective on corporate finance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. This experience also serves us well in conjunction with his service on our Nominating and Governance and Audit Committees. While at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Howell held several overseas positions including head of banking operations in Germany and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan’s Australian merchant banking affiliate, which was publicly listed. Both of these assignments enhanced his ability to analyze complex international business and financial matters. He is currently Chairman of the board of the Norton Art Museum and is a life trustee of the Chicago History Museum. Mr. Howell joined our Board in 2004.

Katherine Hudson

Ms. Katherine M. Hudson serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. As Chairperson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brady Corporation, a global manufacturer of identification solutions and specialty industrial products, from 1994 until 2004, Ms. Hudson oversaw a doubling of annual revenues. Her prior experience during 24 years with Eastman Kodak, an imaging technology products provider, covered various areas of responsibility, including systems analysis, supply chain, finance and information technology. Her general management experience spans both commercial and consumer product lines. Ms. Hudson served as a director of Apple Computer Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and software products, CNH Global NV, a manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment where she was as a member of the audit committee, and, between 2000 and 2012, Charming Shoppes, Inc., a woman’s specialty retailer, where she served as chair of the audit committee. Ms. Hudson’s executive experience and her governance leadership on other boards has translated to sound guidance to our Board and as Chair of our Audit Committee. Ms. Hudson has served on our Board since 2008.

Michael DeVeau

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