BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Givaudan's Board of Directors contains in-depth knowledge in the areas of finance, strategy and the fragrance and flavour industry. The Board represents a long-standing experience in many areas of the business, ranging from research and innovation to marketing. Their knowledge, diversity and expertise are an important contribution in leading a company of Givaudan's size during a complex and fast-changing environment.

Retired Members | Committees of the Board

Members of the Board visiting the new Makó facility in Hungary

Dr Jürg Witmer

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Attorney, Swiss national, born in 1948
Non-executive
First elected in 1999

André Hoffmann

Vice-Chairman

Businessman, Swiss national, born in 1958
Non-executive
First elected in 2000

Lilian Biner

Director

Business woman, Swedish national, born in 1962
Non-executive
First elected in 2011

Peter Kappeler

Director

Businessman, Swiss national, born in 1947
Non-executive
First elected in 2005

Thomas Rufer

Director

Certified Public Accountant, Swiss national, born in 1952
Non-executive
First elected in 2009

Dr Nabil Y. Sakkab

Director

Businessman, US national, born in 1947
Non-executive
First elected in 2008

Prof. Dr -Ing. Werner Bauer

Director

Businessman, German and Swiss national, born in 1950
Non-executive
First elected in 2014

Calvin Grieder

Director

Engineer, Swiss national, born in 1955 in the USA
Non-executive
First elected in 2014