Board of Directors

Edward D. Breen

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

Business Experience

Mr. Breen is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. Before becoming CEO, he was Executive Chairman of DuPont and previously served as CEO of DowDuPont and DuPont since 2015. Mr. Breen was the Chief Executive Officer of Tyco International Ltd. from July 2002 until September 2012, was the Chairman of its Board until March 2016 and was one of its directors until September 2016. Prior to joining Tyco International, Mr. Breen was President and Chief Operating Officer of Motorola from January 2002 to July 2002; Executive Vice President and President of Motorola’s Networks Sector from January 2001 to January 2002; Executive Vice President and President of Motorola’s Broadband Communications Sector from January 2000 to January 2001; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Instrument Corporation from December 1997 to January 2000; and, prior to December 1997, President of General Instrument’s Broadband Networks Group.

Public Board Memberships

•    Comcast Corporation

•    DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

Additional Accomplishments and Membership

•    Trustee. Grove City College

•    Trutsee, Lebanon Valley College

•    Trustee, The Hun School of Princeton

Mr. Breen brings to the Board extensive global management experience, including leading the strategic direction and execution of DuPont and through the transformative separation from DowDuPont. 

Dr. Kathryn Boor

Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Cornell University

Director Since


Business Experience

Dr. Boor is the Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education at Cornell University.  Prior to her appointment to her current role on October 1, 2020, Dr. Boor served as the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University since 2010. Dr. Boor has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Seneca Foods Corporation since January 2019. Dr. Boor also serves on various other boards and councils including the US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, the
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, the International Life Sciences Institute, and the
Boyce Thompson Institute.  Dr. Boor earned a B.S. in Food Science from Cornell University, an M.S. in Food Science from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis.

Public Board Memberships

•    Seneca Foods Corporation, a food processing company

Additional Accomplishments

•    Director, Boyce Thompson Institute

•    Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

•    Trustee, International Life Sciences Institute

•    Director, US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund


Dr. Boor brings to the Board extensive knowledge of food and beverage science, including competence in food safety and quality. Until assuming her current role in October 2020, Dr. Boor was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction of Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Science and made important contributions in food and beverage research.

Barry A. Bruno

EVP, Chief Marketing Officer and President U.S. Consumer
Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Barry serves as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer and President U.S. Consumer at Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD) where he is responsible for their ~$4B U.S business. Prior to assuming this role, Barry served as EVP & Chief Marketing Officer and, prior to that, as EVP & President, International with responsibility for Church & Dwight’s ~$1B international business. Barry joined Church & Dwight in 2013 during which he created their international selling arm, the Global Markets Group, which contributed to a doubling of the international business. 

Prior to joining Church & Dwight, Barry spent 14 years at Johnson & Johnson where he held roles of increasing responsibility in their U.S. and international Consumer Products, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device business units. During his time at J&J Barry worked on iconic brands including JOHNSON’s® Baby and AVEENO® among others. 

Barry received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the College of The Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, a Master of Business Administration degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and has participated in extensive post-MBA executive education at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Barry also sits on the Board of Directors of International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE: IFF) where is a member of the Audit Committee. 

Barry lives in Princeton, NJ with his wife Hanna and their son Nicholas and daughter Aerin.

Frank Clyburn

Chief Executive Officer
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Frank Clyburn has served as IFF’s Chief Executive Officer since February 2022.

Previously, he held the role of Executive Vice President and President of Human Health for Merck & Co. (Merck), where he had full P&L responsibility of their largest business. During his tenure, he was also responsible for building one of the leading oncology businesses in the world, which is the largest business within Merck and has transformed cancer care on a global scale.

Mr. Clyburn joined Merck in 2008 and held several positions including Chief Commercial Officer, the inaugural president of the company’s Global Oncology business, and President of its Primary Care and Women’s Health businesses. In addition to leading the creation of the Global Oncology business, Mr. Clyburn also executed the worldwide launch of Merck’s immuno-oncology medicine which helped establish the company as a leader in oncology.

Before joining Merck, Mr. Clyburn was Vice President of the Oncology and Internal Medicine business units at Sanofi Aventis and held a wide range of leadership roles with the company.  In addition, was actively involved in the $65 billion integration of Sanofi and Aventis.

Mr. Clyburn received his Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin & Marshall College. Notably, he served on the Board of Directors of DuPont from June 1, 2019 to January 20, 2022. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). He also served as chairman to the Thomas Edison State University Board of Trustees.

Mark J. Costa

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Eastman Chemical Company

Director Since:


Business Experience

Mr. Costa has been Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company since 2014. Since joining Eastman in 2006, he has held a number of executive positions and has been instrumental in developing the strategies, strengthening the capabilities, and building a growth and outcome-oriented culture that have led to the Company’s innovative growth. In 2006, Mr. Costa joined Eastman’s executive team as Chief Marketing Officer and leader of corporate strategy and business development. He was named Executive Vice President and assumed profit and loss responsibilities for the Specialty Plastics and Performance Polymers businesses in addition to his prior responsibilities in 2008. The following year, his role was expanded to lead the specialty products businesses. During this time, he also served as Chief Marketing Officer and had executive responsibility for global integrated supply chain and Eastman’s global innovation and sustainability initiatives. In 2013, Mr. Costa was appointed President of Eastman and served in that position until he became Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Eastman, Mr. Costa was a senior partner with Monitor Group, a global management consulting firm. He played a crucial role in developing Monitor’s techniques in corporate transformations and portfolio management and designing client business and marketing capability building programs.

Public Board Memberships

•    Eastman Chemical Company, a chemical company

Additional Accomplishments 

•    Executive Committee Member of American Chemistry Council
•    Former Senior Partner, Monitor Group (1998-2013)
•    FOSSI Advisory Board
•    Member of Business Council
•    Member of Business Roundtable
•    Member of Society of Chemical Industry

Through serving in a number of executive positions at Eastman and being instrumental in developing Eastman’s growth strategies for its businesses, Mr. Costa’s unique knowledge of the opportunities and challenges associated with Eastman, as well as of the chemical industry and various market participants, makes him uniquely qualified to lead and advise the Board of Directors.

Carol Anthony (John) Davidson

Former Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Tyco International Ltd.

Business Experience

Mr. Davidson served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Tyco International from January 2004 to September 2012. In that role, he led financial reporting, internal controls and accounting policies and processes. Mr. Davidson was a member of Tyco’s new senior leadership team that established financial integrity, operational excellence and strong ethical practices across Tyco’s global operations. Prior to Tyco, Mr. Davidson was Vice President of audit, risk and compliance for Dell Computer Corporation where he served in several executive roles, including Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller and Vice President of Internal Audit. Earlier in his career, he spent 16 years with Eastman Kodak Company where he led the internal audit function and previously served in various accounting and financial leadership roles. Mr. Davidson began his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Co. and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Public Board Memberships

  • TE Connectivity, a consumer electronics company

  • FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company

Additional Accomplishments and Membership

  • Former Member of the board of governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

  • Former Trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation

  • Inducted into the Financial Executives International Hall of Fame in 2016

  • Trustee of University of Rochester


Mr. Davidson brings to the Board years of experience overseeing financial reporting, internal controls and developing accounting policies for public companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant, with more than 30 years of leadership experience across multiple industries.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Former President and Chief Executive Officer TIAA

Director Since:


Business Experience
Mr. Ferguson was the President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA (formerly TIAA-CREF) from 2008-2021. Prior to joining TIAA, Mr. Ferguson served as Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, a global insurance company, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Ferguson served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System from 1999 to 2006. He represented the Federal Reserve on several international policy groups and served on key Federal Reserve System committees, including Payment System Oversight, Reserve Bank Operations and Supervision and Regulation. In addition, Mr. Ferguson led the Fed’s initial response on 9/11. From 1984 to 1997, Mr. Ferguson was an associate and partner at McKinsey & Company.

Public Board Memberships

  • General Mills, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods

  • Alphabet Inc., the parent holding company of Google Inc.

  • Corning - one of the world's leading innovators in materials science


Additional Accomplishments and Memberships

  • Boards of a number of charitable and non-governmental organizations, including the Institute for Advanced Study, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the Smithsonian Institution

  • Chairman of The Conference Board

  • Member of the Economic Club of New York

  • Member of the Council on Foreign Relations

  • Member of the Group of Thirty

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Co-Chair of the Academy’s Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education

  • Fellow of the American Philosophical Society

  • Previous Chairman and Executive Committee Member of the Business-Higher Education Forum


Mr. Ferguson brings to our Board his sound business judgment, extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and regulatory experience. We benefit from Mr. Ferguson’s service as Chief Executive Officer of TIAA and his experience as a member of other public company boards, which provides him an enhanced perspective on issues applicable to our company.

John F. Ferraro

Former Global Chief Operating Officer
Ernst & Young

Director Since:


Business Experience
Mr. Ferraro was the Executive Vice President, Strategy and Sales of Aquilon Energy Services, a software company for the energy industry from February 2019 to July 2019. He was the Global Chief Operating Officer of Ernst & Young, a leading professional services firm, from 2007 to January 2015. In that role, he was responsible for the overall operations and services of Ernst & Young worldwide. Prior to the COO role, Mr. Ferraro served in several leadership positions, including as Global Vice Chair of Audit and as the senior advisory partner on some of the firm’s largest accounts. Mr. Ferraro began his career with Ernst & Young Milwaukee in 1976 and has served a variety of global companies. He has worked in Europe (London and Rome), throughout the Midwest (Chicago, Cleveland and Kansas City) and New York.

Public Board Memberships

  • Advance Auto Parts, Inc., an automotive aftermarket parts provider

  • ManpowerGroup Inc., a global workforce solution and service provider


Additional Accomplishments and Memberships

  • Member of the Global Executive Board of Ernst & Young from 2001-2002 and 2004-2014

  • Founded the Audit Committee Leadership Network in 2003

  • Member and former Chair of the Board of Trustees of Boston College High School

  • Former Chair of the Board of Trustees of Marquette University

  • Practiced as a CPA and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Mr. Ferraro brings to our Board his extensive executive, auditing and accounting experience working with large and global corporations. We benefit from his extensive understanding of global business operations, markets and risks.

Christina Gold

Former Chief Executive Officer
The Western Union Company

Director Since:


Business Experience
From September 2006 until September 2010, Ms. Gold was Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of The Western Union Company, a leader in global money movement and payment services. She was President of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and Senior Executive Vice President of First Data Corporation, former parent company of The Western Union Company and provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions, from May 2002 to September 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Gold served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Communications, Inc., a former telecommunications and e-commerce services provider, from October 1999 to May 2002. From 1998 to 1999, Ms. Gold served as President and CEO of Beaconsfield Group, Inc., a direct selling advisory firm that she founded. Prior to founding Beaconsfield Group, Ms. Gold spent 28 years (from 1970 to 1998) with Avon Products, Inc., a leading global beauty company, in a variety of positions, including as Executive Vice President, Global Direct Selling Development, Senior Vice President and later President of Avon North America, and Senior Vice President & CEO of Avon Canada.

Public Board Memberships

  • ITT Corporation, a manufacturer of highly engineered components and technology solutions for industrial markets

  • Korn/Ferry International, a leadership and talent management organization

  • Exelis, Inc., a diversified, global aerospace, defense and information solutions company, from October 2011 to May 2013


Additional Accomplishments and Memberships

  • Board of New York Life Insurance, a private mutual life insurance company

  • Board of Safe Water Network, a non-profit organization working to develop locally owned, sustainable solutions to provide safe drinking water

  • Board of Governors of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada


Ms. Gold brings a number of valuable characteristics to our Board, including her extensive international and domestic business experience, her familiarity with the Company’s customer base, her financial expertise and her prior experience as a chief executive officer.

Dr. Matthias Heinzel

Chief Executive Officer
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – Life Science

Business Experience

Dr. Heinzel has served as President of DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences business (N&B) since April 2019. He joined DuPont in 2003 as Marketing Manager for the Imaging Technologies business in Germany. Dr. Heinzel then held progressive business leadership roles in the Electronics & Communications business.  From 2007 to 2011, Matthias was based in Wilmington, Del., where he was named Global Business Director for Packaging Graphics. After returning to Germany, he moved into the DuPont Nutrition & Health business in 2013 and was named Global Business Director for the Enablers Division. In January 2015, Dr. Heinzel was named President, Nutrition & Health and became President, Nutrition & Health for the Specialty Products Division following the DowDuPont merger in September 2017. In April 2019, he also assumed responsibility for the Industrial Biosciences business and was named President, Nutrition & Biosciences. Prior to joining DuPont, Matthias was a Senior Management Consultant with McKinsey where he served international clients in the technology, telecommunications and process industry. He then held several leadership roles in marketing, strategy and business development in the telecommunications industry.

Additional Accomplishments and Membership

•    President, DuPont Nutrition & Health (2015 - 2019)


Dr. Heinzel brings to the Board deep industry experience from having overseen the strategic direction and operations of DuPont N&B. He has worked closely with IFF throughout the integration planning stage.

Gary Hu

Portfolio Manager
Icahn Capital LP

Dale F. Morrison

Founding Partner
Twin Ridge Capital Management

Director Since:


Business Experience
Mr. Morrison is a founding partner of Twin Ridge Capital Management, a private equity firm, since 2016. Prior to Twin Ridge, he founded TriPointe Capital Partners in 2011. From 2004 until 2011, Mr. Morrison served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of McCain Foods Limited, an international leader in the frozen food industry. A food industry veteran, his experience includes service as Chief Executive Officer and President of Campbell Soup Company, various roles at General Foods and PepsiCo and as an operating partner of Fenway Partners, a private equity firm.

Public Board Memberships

  • InterContinental Hotels Group, an international hotel company

  • Trane Inc. from 2005 to 2008


Additional Accomplishments and Memberships

  • Non-Executive Chairman of the Center of Innovation at the University of North Dakota

  •  Board of Harvest/Sherwood, a food distribution company

  • Non-Executive Chairman of Young’s, a frozen foods company from 2012 to 2019


Mr. Morrison is a seasoned executive with strong consumer marketing, sales and international credentials and his knowledge of our customer base is very valuable to our Board. His experience in private equity and mergers and acquisitions is also an important asset for our Board.

Stephen Williamson

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Director Since:


Business Experience:

Mr. Williamson currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a leader in life sciences and healthcare technologies. Appointed to this role in August 2015, Mr. Williamson is responsible for the company’s finance, tax, treasury and investor relations functions.

He joined Thermo Fisher in 2001 as Vice President, European Financial Operations, based in the U.K., and oversaw its integration activities across Europe. In 2004, Mr. Williamson moved to the U.S. and held finance leadership roles for many of Thermo Fisher’s operating businesses. In 2008, he became Vice President of Financial Operations for the company and led the finance function supporting all businesses.

Prior to Thermo Fisher, Mr. Williamson served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific for Honeywell International (formerly AlliedSignal) in Singapore and held other finance roles in corporate development and operational finance. He began his career with Price Waterhouse in the transaction support group and the audit practice, working in both London and New York.

Other Accomplishments and Memberships:

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales

Mr. Williamson is an accomplished finance leader with extensive international senior management experience and he brings a deep understanding of the power of innovation and R&D as well as the value of M&A – core components of IFF’s strategy. His deep understanding of complex, global businesses, 20 years of M&A experience and extensive financial insight adds considerable guidance to our Board and Audit Committee.

Dawn Willoughby

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
The Clorox Company

Director Since:


Business Experience

Ms. Willoughby served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products, from 2014 until 2019. She also served as the company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Clorox Cleaning Division; Vice President and General Manager, Home Care Products; and Vice President and General Manager, Glad Products, along with several other positions since she was initially hired in 2001. Prior to her career at The Clorox Company, Ms. Willoughby spent nine years with The Procter & Gamble Company, where she held several positions in sales management.

Public Board Memberships

•    M. Smucker Company, a manufacturer and marketer of branded food and beverage products

•    TE Connectivity, an engineering, design and manufacturer of sensors and electrical connectivity solutions

Additional Accomplishments 

•    Former Chair for Alameda County Community Food Bank

•    Former Board Member of the American Cleaning Institute

•    Former Member of the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Industry Affairs Council

•    Named one of the most influential women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times (May 2013)


Through serving in a number of executive positions at the Clorox Company and her deep understanding for the unique needs and expectations of our Company’s customers and partners, Ms. Willoughby will be valuable to our Board and management team. Ms. Willoughby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Business.