Global VP, Strategic Licensing & Business Development

Théo Spilka


A 35-year veteran of the fragrance industry, Théo has held executive positions in New York, Geneva and Paris, and has called Firmenich his home for the last 29 years.


In recent years, Théo identified new fragrance licensing opportunities throughout the U.S. and abroad; signing exclusive business development; distribution and branded licensing agreements for Firmenich and its diverse clients in the international beauty industry.


Théo has facilitated many notable industry launches and licensing agreements for brands & personalities such as: Justin Bieber, Nicky Minaj, One Direction, Cristiano Ronaldo, Demi Moore; Niki Taylor, Usher, Tommy Bahama, Titanic/QVC, Alessandra Ambrosio, IZOD, Betsey Johnson, Nine West, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige, the NY Yankees organization, Dita Von Teese, Cher, Ford, Lionel Richie , Mikimoto and Brioni, among others.

Théo Spilka


Théo takes pride in knowing which international fragrance marketers are looking for additional licenses to develop, or exchange; including ways to bring added value to their international business portfolio.

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