The Fragrance Foundation salutes the career of Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan

The choice is made! Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, will receive The Fragrance Foundation's Hall of Fame Award during the 2024 Fragrance Foundation Awards ceremony to be held in New York on June 5. This annual award honors and salutes “ outstanding individuals, innovations and achievements within the American perfume industry “.

Gilles Andrier began his more than thirty-year career at Givaudan in 1993, holding several key positions, including Director of Fragrance Operations in the United States, Head of Functional Perfumery for Europe, Head of Fine Fragrance for Europe and Global Director of Fine Fragrances, before being named CEO Givaudana in 2005. During his tenure, he led the company's global development and redefined its strategic direction, making it a global leader in perfume and beauty, as well as taste and well-being, relying especially on external growth operations.

On behalf of Givaudan, I am incredibly honored and humbled to receive the 2024 Hall of Fame Award from The Fragrance Foundation. This award honors all Givaudan employees for their creativity, passion and contribution to our wonderful fine fragrance industry. Being a part of this beautiful industry, an industry of arts and crafts combined with innovation, has had a profound impact on my life. The power of scent to evoke emotions, evoke memories and bring joy to people's lives is a lasting contribution we can all be proud of. “, commented Gilles Andrier.

Gilles Andrier is an exemplary and dynamic leader whose strategic vision and passion for the perfume industry are evident in everything he does and in the way he leads. Our shared values ​​and vision for the world of perfumery ensure a central place for people, products and perfumers. Gilles Andrier spearheaded sustainability and DEI initiatives within his organization, building community and connecting business goals and love of nature. We are extremely proud to be able to award this recognition in recognition of Givaudan and Gilles' legacy said Linda G. Levy, president of The Fragrance Foundation.

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