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IFF Joins World Economic Forum


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2016-- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, today announced that it has joined the World Economic Forum.

“As pioneers of the senses for more than 127 years, we embrace this unique opportunity to exchange ideas with other leading organizations who are interested in making positive, lasting changes in society,” said Andreas Fibig, Chairman and CEO. “This collaboration with the Forum aligns with IFF’s Vision 2020 strategy, which underscores how we as a company – and businesses in general – can innovate in the areas of artistry, science, technology and sustainability to produce positive results for both business and society.”

IFF, which is the first flavors and fragrances company to join the Forum, has long been a frontrunner in industry-leading innovation. The company’s differentiated research and development platforms and focus on sustainability have helped it attain commercial excellence, driven by in-depth, local consumer understanding, outstanding service and the highest quality products.

In January 2017, Andreas Fibig will represent the company at the Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which will focus on advancing change through private-public cooperation in the context of the digitally-focused Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Meet IFF

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 6,700 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.comTwitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Source: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Michael DeVeau, 212-708-7164
VP, Global Corporate Communications & Investor Relations