ABOUTUS

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 IFRA North America.

Executive Committee


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

Nicolas Mirzayantz, Group President (Vice Chair)
IFF, Inc.
www.iff.com

Kevin Renskers, Ph.D, V.P., Corporate Safety & Regulatory Affairs (Treasurer)
Takasago International Corp. USA
www.takasago.com/

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

George Daher, Ph.D., V. P., Global Safety Assess. & Reg. Affairs
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
www.scjohnson.com/
 

Directors


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

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

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

Edward Gotch, President
Emerald Kalama Chemical
kalamachemical.emeraldmaterials.com

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

Anne Dufermont, Director of Public Affairs
Chanel SA
www.chanel.com/

Stephen R. Manheimer, Executive Vice President
Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, Inc.
http://www.kerry.com/

Nicholas Pickthall, Director
CPL Aromas Ltd.
www.cplaromas.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
International Fragrance Association North America (IFRA NA)
www.ifrana.org/

 

General Counsel


Tobey B. Marzouk, Esq., Marzouk & Parry