NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2015--
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris:
IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world,
today announced David Epstein, Division Head, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors as of January 1,
2016. With this appointment, Mr. Epstein will also join the Company’s
"David is a welcome addition to our Board. His extensive knowledge
managing a global innovation-based company will complement the talent
and leadership we currently have among our directors and help guide our
progress as we execute our Vision 2020 business strategy," said Andreas
Fibig, CEO and Chairman IFF.
Currently based in Switzerland, Mr. Epstein joined Novartis in 1989.
Early roles included Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Specialty
Business Sector, Integration Officer, North America. More recent
positions include Chief Operating Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals
U.S. and President and Chief Executive Officer, Oncology and Molecular
Diagnostics. Prior to Novartis and its predecessor companies, Mr.
Epstein started his career at Booz Allen Hamilton. He has extensive
experience in both the United States and abroad.
Mr. Epstein holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers
University and a Master’s degree in finance and marketing from Columbia
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF)
is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At
the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery,
constantly asking “what if?”. That passion for exploration drives us to
co-create unique products that consumers taste, smell, or feel in fine
fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as
beloved foods and beverages. Our 6,800 team members globally take
advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development,
creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated
offerings for consumer products. Learn more at www.iff.com,
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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
VP, Global Corporate Communications & Investor