NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2019--
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF)
(TASE:IFF), named Anne Flipo Master Perfumer, where she joins the ranks
of the world’s finest scent artists. The Company’s designation
recognizes perfumers who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding
levels of creativity and craftsmanship in the art of perfumery, and
exceptional leadership in and measurable impact on the industry. Ms.
Flipo is the fifth perfumer at IFF recognized with the prestigious
title, which was established in 2013.
“One of the great distinctions about IFF is the sheer quality and
extraordinary talent of our people,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF Chairman &
CEO. “Our perfumers create fragrances that form the sensory backdrop to
people’s lives – something Anne understands well. I am thrilled at her
recognition, not only for her lifetime of achievements thus far, but for
the great things we continue to expect from her.”
Raised in Picardy, France, Ms. Flipo’s childhood was scented with
wildflowers and vegetable gardens. She was fascinated by nature,
cooking, and music, influences which remain with her today. After her
baccalaureate, she joined ISIPCA, the legendary school for perfume,
flavors, and cosmetics, to begin her training for a career in flavors.
While an apprentice, she encountered essential oils for perfumery and
realized that a life in fragrances is where her future would be made.
Once ensconced in the industry, Ms. Flipo worked alongside some of the
greats in the profession, each of whom left their influence on the young
perfumer. She honed her personal style and approach and as she did,
enjoyed a series of successes that established her as a perfumer to
watch. Since joining IFF in 2004, her list of “wins” with extraordinary
and iconic brands has only grown.
Ms. Flipo said, “I would like to speak about my 15 years with IFF. The
life of a perfumer can be challenging, but IFF gave me the room to come
into my own skin. It forced me to be the master of my own life, to let
go of the fear, to embrace who I am, and discover independence.” Ms.
Flipo continued, “IFF supports you when you challenge yourself, and it
treats us as individuals, rather than a machine. At IFF, you are part of
a team, where I know I belong, and where I know that what I bring is
unique and valued. I was able to overcome any obstacles thanks to the
outstanding human fabric of the company, which holds everything
together, and creates common values which we all stand for: passion,
simplicity and kindness… and a bit of madness too!”
Ms. Flipo industry recognitions include the Cosmetique Magazine Perfumer
of the Year award in 2014 and Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) France
Achiever Award for Creation in 2016. In addition, many of her fragrance
creations have been the recipients of the Fragrance Foundation Awards in
both the US and Europe.
“Anne’s admirers are countless,” said Nicolas Mirzayantz, Divisional CEO
of Scent. “including her contemporaries, mentees, clients and endless
consumers. Every one of her fragrance designs is a vivid combination of
her passionate heart and curious, creative mind.” Mr. Mirzayantz
continued, “Like her fellow Master Perfumers, Anne is committed to
mentoring the next generation of perfumers as they take their
exciting and distinct journeys. Their genuine appreciation of her vast
knowledge, inspiring spirit and dynamic instruction supports their
dreams to connect to the world through scent. I am truly thrilled to
recognize Anne with this well-deserved honor.”
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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF)
(TASE: IFF) is a leading innovator of scent, taste, and nutrition, with
over 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers
globally. 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 experience in more
than 150,000 unique products sold annually. Our 13,000 team members
globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, naturals
exploration, 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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Source: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Head of Investor Relations and Communications &
Divisional CFO, Scent