Board of Directors

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The RIFM Board of Directors ensures the success of the organization’s long-range goals by overseeing RIFM’s direction and helping maintain its legal, financial, and ethical integrity.

Executive Committee

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Shawn Blythe

Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer (Chair)

International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc (IFF)

www.iff.com
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Bhuvana Nageshwaran

Director, F & F

Ultra International Limited

www.ultrainternational.com www.ultranl.com
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Veronique Scailteur, PhD

Director, External Relations Perfumery

Chanel SA

www.chanel.com
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Steve Tanner

President/CEO (Secretary)

Arylessence, Inc

www.arylessence.com
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Robert Weinstein, PhD

President/CEO (Vice Chair)

Robertet, Inc

www.robertet.com

Directors

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Robert H. Bedoukian, PhD

President

Bedoukian Research, Inc

www.bedoukian.com
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Christopher Choi, PhD, DABT, ERT

Vice President, Safety & Regulatory Affairs

Takasago International Corp USA

www.takasago.com
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Robby Gunawan

CEO (Treasurer)

PT Indesso Aroma

www.indesso.com
James H. Heinz

President/CEO

Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc

www.bellff.com
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Andy O’Shea

Senior Vice President

Berjé Inc

www.berjeinc.com
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Nicholas Pickthall

Director

CPL Aromas Ltd

www.cplaromas.com
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Julia Raquet

Senior Vice President Animal Nutrition & Aroma Ingredients

BASF

www.basf.com
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Ilaria Resta

President Perfumery

Firmenich

www.firmenich.com
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Andreas Steiner

President, Fragrances North America

Symrise

www.symrise.com
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Maurizio Volpi

Head of Fragrances

Givaudan

www.givaudan.com

Nonvoting Liaison Guests

Martina Bianchini

President

International Fragrance Association (IFRA)

www.ifrafragrance.org
Farah K. Ahmed, JD

President/CEO

Fragrance Creators Association

www.fragrancecreators.org
Hussein Fakhry

Chair

International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades (IFEAT)

www.ifeat.org

General Counsel

Tobey B. Marzouk, Esq

Marzouk & Parry, pllc