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OUR PURPOSE:
FOR GOOD NATURALLY
We are Firmenich.
8,000 creators who believe that fragrance and taste can change the world.


2019 in Review Hear from our Chairman & CEO
"There is no long-term shareholder value creation without values"
Gilbert Ghostine // CEO Firmenich
Read the full letter

Our Purpose Highlights 2019 Milestones

2 NEW MASTER FLAVORISTS
Bipin Khara & Dr. Chun-Yu Song
NEW DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST
Dr. Laurent Daviet
LAUNCH OF SMART PROTEINSTM
Enabling Flexitarian Diets
3RD CASE STUDY WITH WHARTON SCHOOL
Accelerating New Sanitation Economy
ECOVADIS GOLD
Top 1% out of 45 000 Suppliers
UN GLOBAL COMPACT LEAD COMPANY
1 of 34 Companies Worldwide
RECOGNIZED GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL
Leader: CDP Triple A
MOST SUSTAINABLE FAMILY COMPANY
in Switzerland
3RD LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Master Perfumer, Alberto Morillas
GLOBAL CEO AWARD WINNER 2019
Leadership in "Inclusive Capitalism"
GLOBAL EDGE GENDER EQUALITY CERTIFICATION
1 out of 8 Companies Worldwide
JOINED VALUABLE 500
Putting Disability Inclusion on Leadership Agenda

Hear From OUR EXPERTS

My goal is to create flavors that really bring out positive emotions.
Alison Freedman // Flavorist, Princeton
We are passionate about exploring how smell is encoded in the brain and how specific smells affect us.
Christian Margot // Distinguished Scientist, Director of R&D, Geneva
Together we discuss everything, from water conservation in India, income security in Morocco, crop drying in Guatemala, wild harvesting in Somaliland and so much more.
Dominique Roques // VP, Naturals, Paris
Staying at the forefront of creativity is paramount for us. Following our acquisition of Natural Flavors, our California Lab is the next step on our innovation journey to shape the future of natural food and beverages.
Karl Witton // VP, New Ventures, Flavors, Anaheim, California
I believe that what delights me will have a good chance of delighting others. Only the most personal is the most memorable in all sorts of art.
Yunan Chen // Perfumer, Shanghai
Firmenich is driven by multidisciplinary innovation – bringing scientists, flavorists, perfumers and other experts together to fulfill our purpose, 'For Good, Naturally'.
Laurent Daviet // Distinguished Scientist, Director of R&D, San Diego
Nature sits at the core of our research programs, inspiring us on which molecules to make and how to make them.
Maud Reiter // Director of New Ingredients, R&D, Geneva
Taking our actions at source to the next level, we are actively focused on advancing our traceability.
Sebastien Tissot // VP, Responsible Sourcing, Geneva
Who doesn’t love a cheeseburger? We are part of creating 100% vegan burgers with the same great taste and sizzle.
Laith Wahbi // Director of Savory Portfolio & Technology, Princeton
Taking a chef-to-shelf approach, our chefs play a pivotal role, as the guardians of the eating experience.
Matthew Walter // Director of Global Culinary Business Development, Princeton
More than ever, it is important to be transparent about what we do, how we do it, and how it preserves the planet.
Clément Gavarry // Senior Perfumer, New York City
As a Flavorist, my passion is to make healthy taste great.
Bipin Khara // Master Flavorist, Princeton
Sustainability is in our DNA and embedded in our growth strategy with ambitious, corporate-wide environmental goals.
Neil McFarlane // Senior VP, Global Quality, Health, Safety & Environment, Geneva

Firmenich For Good Naturally

Firmenich FOR GOOD, NATURALLY

As creators of taste and smell experiences, we bring the extraordinary into the lives of over four billion people around the world every day.

We want these moments to be positive in all senses: positive sensorially, positive for our communities and positive for the planet.

That’s why we create positive emotions that enhance wellbeing, naturally.

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