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FIRMENICH MARKS ITS 120TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW WEBSITE

Geneva, Switzerland, March 31st, 2015 – To mark its 120th anniversary this year, Firmenich proudly launches its new website www.firmenich.com.

Through this renewed experience of Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned Fragrance and Flavor House and No.2 worldwide confirms its commitment to partnering for success with its customers by leading in creativity, driving world-class research and advancing its thought-leadership in sustainability.

Gilbert Ghostine, CEO says: “As we enter the year of our 120th Anniversary, it is critical for me to celebrate the unique spirit of Firmenich, at the heart of our success era after era, and to renew our commitment to it today.

At Firmenich we have always made a difference for our customers by pushing our creativity forward; putting our innovation to work for more emotion as well as to make the world a better place; cherishing nature and leading in sustainability; while nurturing our colleagues, the soul of our company.

For me, what really sets Firmenich apart is our unique spirit, because we care: we care for our customers, colleagues, communities, and of course, creativity, the heart of everything we do. Because, what we do is more than a business, it’s a family with a legacy.

I am very proud to be sharing and renewing Firmenich’s commitment to this unique spirit today through our new website”.

Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has created many of the world’s best-known perfumes and flavors that billions of consumers enjoy each day. Its passion for smell and taste is at the heart of its success. It is renowned for its creativity and innovation, as well as its exceptional understanding of consumer trends. Each year, it invests around 10% of its turnover in R&D, reflecting its continuous desire to understand, share and sublimate the best that nature has to offer. Firmenich had an annual turnover of 2.95 billion Swiss Francs at end June 2014. More information about Firmenich is available at www.firmenich.com

For more information, please contact:Corporate Communication, Nollaig Forrest: Nollaig.forrest@firmenich.com


FIRMENICH MARKS ITS 120TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW WEBSITE
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