RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRAGRANCE MATERIALS

RIFM Board of Directors


 

The Board consists of 15 voting members representing 13 fragrance ingredient manufacturers and 2 consumer product companies, all of which are RIFM Active members. The Board often invites guests, including representatives from the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the International Fragrance Association North America (IFRANA).

Executive Committee


Michael Carlos, President, Fragrance Division (Chair)
Givaudan Corporation
www.givaudan.com/

Shawn Blythe, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs (Vice Chair)
IFF, Inc.
www.iff.com

Kevin Renskers, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Safety & Regulatory Affairs (Treasurer)
Takasago International Corp. USA
www.takasago.com/

Veronique Scailteur, PhD, Director, External Relations Perfumery 
Chanel SA
www.chanel.com

Steve Tanner, President/CEO (Secretary)
Arylessence, Inc.
www.arylessence.com/

 

Directors


Robert H. Bedoukian, PhD, President 
Bedoukian Research, Inc.
www.bedoukian.com/

Armand de Villoutreys, President, Perfumery Division
Firmenich SA
www.firmenich.com

Hans Holger Gliewe, Chief Sustainability Officer
Symrise AG
www.symrise.com/

James H. Heinz, President & CEO
Bell Flavor and Fragrances, Inc.
http://www.bellff.com/

Stephen R. Manheimer, Executive Vice President
Kerry
http://www.kerry.com/

Nicholas Pickthall, Director
CPL Aromas Ltd.
www.cplaromas.com  

Kelly M. Semrau, Sr VP, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability
SC Johnson
http://www.scjohnson.com

Christian Seufert, Global Management - Aroma Ingredients
BASF SE
www.aromachemicals.basf.com/Home.aspx

Ferdinand Storp, PhD, President
drom Fragrances GmbH & Co KG
www.drom.com 

Robert Weinstein, PhD, President & CEO
Robertet, Inc.
www.robertet.com

 

Non-Voting Liaison Guests


Martina Bianchini, President
International Fragrance Association (IFRA)
www.ifraorg.org/

Farah K. Ahmed, JD, President & CEO
Fragrance Creators Association
www.fragrancecreators.org/

 

General Counsel


Tobey B. Marzouk, Esq, Marzouk & Parry, pllc