FIRMENICH EXPLORES THE WORLD OF CULINARY SCIENCE IN RELATION TO THE FUTURE OF FOOD AND INGREDIENTS

Master Perfumer Annie Buzantian: Fragrance Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

FIRMENICH MARKS ITS 120TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW WEBSITE

To mark its 120th anniversary this year, Firmenich proudly launches its new website www.firmenich.com.

FIRMENICH APPOINTS PROFESSOR GENEVIÈVE BERGER AS CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER

FIRMENICH APPOINTS MEMBER OF ITS EXECUTIVE TEAM AS ITS PRESIDENT IN CHINA

Firmenich appoints Boet Brinkgreve as President, Firmenich China.

FIRMENICH RECOGNIZED AS LEADING SUPPLIER FOR CORPORATE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

FIRMENICH NAMES HONEY THE 2015 ‘FLAVOR OF THE YEAR’

Firmenich has announced that honey is the Flavor of the Year for 2015.

FIRMENICH APPOINTS CHRIS MILLINGTON TO HEAD FLAVOR DIVISION

Millington is named Head of Firmenich Flavors after having successfully led the Division in North America over the past three years; succeeding Aldo Uva, who steps down to accept a role outside the Group.

FIRMENICH PUBLISHES 2014 ANNUAL RESULTS

Firmenich posted dynamic sales growth this year, with a sharp focus on innovation, continued geographic expansion and recognized thought-leadership in sustainability.

FIRMENICH APPOINTS GILBERT GHOSTINE AS ITS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Having served recently as President, Asia Pacific at Diageo, Gilbert Ghostine becomes Chief Executive Officer of Firmenich, succeeding Patrick Firmenich who transitions into the role of Vice Chairman of the Board.

FIRMENICH INAUGURATES NEW PLANT IN INDONESIA

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned flavor and fragrance company, celebrated the inauguration of its new state-of-the-art encapsulation facility today at Karawang International Industrial City, near Jakarta, Indonesia, in the presence of CEO Patrick Firmenich and other senior Firmenich executives, top officials from the Indonesian Government, and the Swiss Ambassador. The facility is dedicated to the production of the company’s proprietary flavor encapsulation technology, Durarome®, and represents an initial investment of $30 million.

FIRMENICH PUBLISHES 2013 ANNUAL RESULTS

For its 2013 fiscal year, ended June 30, 2013, Firmenich posted sales of CHF 2.89 billion, an increase of +7.0% in local currencies and +10.0% in Swiss Francs, its reporting currency. The company recorded increases in all geographic regions, as it vigorously pursued growth opportunities in both developed and high-growth markets and sharpened its focus on innovation.

FIRMENICH HONORED BY THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TO BENEFIT LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER®

Firmenich’s Jerry Vittoria, President of the Company’s North American Fine Fragrance Creative Center, and Pamela Baxter, President and Chief Executive Officer LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics for North America were honored at the 29th annual DreamBall in New York City. The DreamBall Gala benefits the American Cancer Society and Look Good Feel Better® (LGFB), the only nationwide gratis program dedicated to boosting cancer patients’ self-esteem and confidence through lessons on coping with appearance side effects of the disease.

FIRMENICH ANNOUNCES CHANGE OF CHAIRMAN

After five years in office, Firmenich Chairman Vernon Sankey expressed his desire to retire from the Board of Directors

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Latest Distinctions &
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Climate Performance Leader 2014
Campbell Award 2012
Global Family Business Award (IMD-LODH) 2011
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
22 Business Excellence Awards Since 2010
15 Innovation and Creativity Awards Since 2010
13 Sustainability Awards Since 2010

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The world of fragrance

We shape fragrances to bring the most memorable moments to caring, cleaning and perfuming.
We aim for the highest levels of creativity and performance to meet and exceed our clients' expectations.
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Flavors

The power of flavors

More than any other sense, smell and taste evoke memories. Flavor and emotions are interlinked. This is what makes smell and taste the most compelling of all the senses.
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SUSTAINABILITY

Thought leaders in sustainability

As a family company, we remain committed to our belief that sustainability, in its broadest sense, is anchored in the long-term interest of our colleagues, clients, local communities and the environment.
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Ingredients

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Pioneering extraordinary flavor & fragrance ingredients is at the heart of Firmenich. Our ingredients are the cornerstone of our house and the foundation of our lasting success.
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Probing the future

The art of flavor & fragrance creation is fuelled by proprietary knowledge and ingredients developed by our Innovation Community. In fact, 10% of our annual turnover is invested in R&D, so that our cross-functional team of scientists, perfumers, flavorists and application specialists can think ahead and shape our future.
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Legacy of success

Firmenich is the largest privately-owned company in the perfume and flavor business. Swiss and family-owned, we have created many of the world’s favorite perfumes and flavors enjoyed by billions of consumers each day.
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