VP, Global Market & Consumer Innovation

Jerome Jallat


Jerome Jallat is currently the VP, Global Market & Consumer Innovation for the Perfumery Division of Firmenich, based in the Geneva headquarters. He joined the company in 2007 as Director, Market Insight Platform for the Perfumery Division.


Prior to his role at Firmenich, Jerome started his career at Chanel Parfums where he completed his doctorate thesis in the sensorial sciences department (1992-1995). He then worked at Quest International from 1995-2006, one of the leading Flavor and Fragrance Houses before its acquisition by Givaudan in 2007. At Quest International Jerome held various positions, starting as a Market Analysis Manager (1995-1999), then becoming Director of Marketing Studies for Fine Fragrance (2000-2002), followed by his role as Global Director of Marketing Studies for the Perfumery Division (2003-2004), Category VP, Fine Fragrance (2005-2006) and Managing Director of Quest International France.

Jerome Jallat


Jerome holds a Sensorial Analysis Doctorate (PhD) from Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et Forêts in Paris, France. He is an Engineer in Food Sciences from AgroParisTech (Paris, France). In 2006 he successfully completed The General Manager Program from Harvard Business School.


Jerome was Born in Saint Etienne, France in 1966, and currently resides in Satigny, Switzerland.

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