People: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

IFF on New York Consolidated

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19 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Tough

65 2014 Chairman of the Board

Kevin Berryman

55 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Matthias Haeni

2014 Group President - Flavors

Nicolas Mirzayantz

51 2007 Group President - Fragrances

Anne Chwat

54 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Angelica Cantlon

62 2009 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Ahmet Baydar

61 2010 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Francisco Fortanet

45 2012 Senior Vice President - Operations

Richard O'Leary

53 2009 Vice President, Controller

Arthur Martinez

74 2006 Lead Independent Director

Christina Gold

66 2013 Director

Marcello Bottoli

52 2007 Independent Director

Linda Buck

67 2007 Independent Director

J. Cook

71 2000 Independent Director

Roger Ferguson

63 2010 Independent Director

Andreas Fibig

52 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alexandra Herzan

54 2003 Independent Director

Henry Howell

72 2004 Independent Director

Katherine Hudson

2008 Independent Director

Dale Morrison

65 2011 Independent Director

Shelley Young

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Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Tough

Mr. Douglas Davis Tough is Chairman of the Board of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer effective as of September 1, 2014. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ansell Limited, from 2004 until March 2010. Mr. Tough joined the Board on October 1, 2008 and served as the Non-Executive Chairman from October 1, 2009 until he became the CEO. Mr. Tough is currently a director of Molson Coors Brewing Company, a multi-national beverage company.

Kevin Berryman

Mr. Kevin C. Berryman is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since May 15, 2009. He also served as a member of Company's Temporary Office of the Chief Executive Officer from October 1, 2009 until February 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Berryman served as Chief Financial Officer of Nestle Professional, Americas, a global foodservice manufacturer, from October 2008 to May 2009, and Senior Vice President, Group Controller of Nestle S.A., an international food and beverage company, from June 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Berryman was also Chief Financial Officer of Nestle Purina PetCare, a pet care company, from December 2001 to May 2006.

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. He also served as a member of Company's Temporary Office of the Chief Executive Officer from October 1, 2009 until February 2010. Mr. Mirzayantz has also served as Company's Senior Vice President, Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care and Regional Manager North America, from March 2005 to December 2006, Company's Senior Vice President, Fine Fragrance and Beauty Care from October 2004 to February 2005, and Company's 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. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Chwat has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since April 2011. Prior to joining us, 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. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Cantlon has served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources since August 2009. Prior to joining us, 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. He served as Vice President, Global Manufacturing Compounding from January 2007 to February 2012. Mr. Fortanet has also served as Vice President, Global Manufacturing from January 2006 to January 2007, 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 Plant Manager in Hazlet, New Jersey from October 1999 to May 2003.

Richard O'Leary

Dr. Richard A. O'Leary , Ed.D., is Vice President, Controller of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., since June 1, 2009. He served as Company's Interim Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to May 2009 and Company's Vice President, Corporate Development from July 2007 to May 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. O’Leary served in various positions since 1986 at International Paper Co., a paper and packaging company, including, most recently, as Chief Financial Officer of International Paper Company (Brazil) from June 2004 to June 2007.

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez is Lead Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Having served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sears, Roebuck and Company, a large retailer, from 1995 until 2000, Mr. Martinez obtained experience on a myriad of issues arising in a large corporation. This experience, together with the financial expertise which led him to be Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2000 until 2002, enables him to provide expert guidance and leadership to the company and the Board. He is currently a director of American International Group, Inc., an insurance and financial services organization, and is currently Chairman of the Board of HSN, Inc., an interactive multi-channel retailer. In January 2014, he was appointed to the Board and named Non-Executive Chairman of Abercrombie and Fitch, a specialty apparel retailer. He is not standing for re-election to the Boards of IAC/Interactive Corporation and Fifth and Pacific, where he served in 2013 and prior years. He also served as a director of PepsiCo, Inc. from 1999 to 2012, and is currently trustee of numerous charitable organizations, including Northwestern University, the Chicago Symphony, Greenwich Hospital and Maine Coast Heritage Trust. Mr. Martinez joined the Board in 2000.

Christina Gold

Ms. Christina A. Gold is Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. From September 2006 until September 2010, Ms. Gold was Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of The Western Union Company, a leading company in global money transfer. 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 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 and New York Life Insurance, a private mutual life insurance company. From October 2011 to May 2013, Ms. Gold was a director of Exelis, Inc., a diversified, global aerospace, defense and information solutions company. She also sits on the board of Safe Water Network, a non-profit organization working to develop locally owned, sustainable solutions to provide safe drinking water.

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 played 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, serves on the board of Blushington LLC, a makeup and beauty services retailer, and is a member of the advisory board of Aldo Group, a Canadian footwear retailer. Mr. Bottoli is also currently Chairman of Pandora A/S, but has announced his intention to step down from this role when a successor is identified and appointed. 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.

Linda Buck

Dr. Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. She 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.

J. Cook

Mr. J. Michael Cook serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. He retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte & Touche, a leading global professional services firm, in 1999, and has been a leader of his profession. His experience as a Chief Executive Officer and in accounting and corporate governance is an asset to us, and he is one of the leaders of Board. He has served as Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and as a member of its Auditing Standards Board. He led the Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the overseer of accounting standards boards, and the World Congress of Accountants. Mr. Cook is an emeritus member of the Advisory Council of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”), is a member of the PCAOB’s Standing Advisory Group, and was a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting. Mr. Cook has been named one of the Outstanding Directors in America by Director’s Alert and was a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Blue Ribbon Commissions on Director Professionalism and Audit Committees. He served as a director of Eli Lilly until April 2009 and is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of Comcast Corporation.

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 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 also 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 Committee of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, a global alternative asset manager, and was a director of Audax Health, an end-to-end digital health company. He was also a member of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and serves on the board of a number of charitable and non-governmental organizations, including the Committee for Economic Development, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Economic Club of New York.

Andreas Fibig

Mr. Andreas Fibig has been Chief Executive Officer, Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. He has been Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Fibig has been President and Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG, since September 2008. Prior to this position, Mr. Fibig held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Inc., a research-based pharmaceutical company, including as Senior Vice President in the US Pharmaceutical Operations group from 2007 through 2008 and as President, Latin America, Africa and Middle East from 2006 through 2007. 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 the Board on March 8, 2011.

Alexandra Herzan

Ms. Alexandra A. Herzan serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Ms. Herzan has a long-term understanding of many aspects of the operations and brings a unique perspective to Board deliberations. Ms. Herzan has been the President and Treasurer of the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., a charitable foundation, since 1997, and a director of the van Ameringen Foundation, Inc., since 1992. These positions have provided executive and leadership experience, as well as an understanding of corporate governance, strategy and financial management at the Board level. She also sits on the boards of the Fountain House and the Masters School, both not-for-profit organizations. Ms. Herzan joined the Board in 2003.

Henry Howell

Mr. Henry W. Howell, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Until 2000, Mr. Howell served in various positions during his 34 years with J.P. Morgan, a financial services firm, and secured extensive business development, finance and international management experience which enables Mr. Howell to provide both a public and a private sector perspective on corporate finance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. This experience also serves to the company well in conjunction with his service on Nominating and Governance and Audit Committees. While at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Howell had several overseas assignments 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 positions enhanced his ability to analyze complex international business and financial matters. He is currently Co-Chairman of the board of the Norton Art Museum and is a life trustee of the Chicago History Museum. Mr. Howell joined 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 has 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 also served on 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 Board. Ms. Hudson has served on Board since 2008.

Dale Morrison

Mr. Dale F. Morrison is an Independent Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 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 customer base is very valuable to the 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 InterContinental Hotels Group, an international hotel company, and he previously served as a director of Trane, Inc. He joined the Board in 2011.

Shelley Young

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