Givaudan laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets. The new fragrance encapsulation centre is expected to be fully operational by mid 2018.
Givaudan announces a one-time investment into Sensorwake, the French start-up company leading innovation in the consumer technology sector and also responsible for creating the world’s first olfactive alarm clock.
In the first three months of 2017, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,242 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis, and 7.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
Givaudan announces ‘Sourcing for Shared Value’, a comprehensive approach to its sustainable procurement practices.
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 23 March 2017. It was attended by 363 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,752,938 shares (40.64% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
Givaudan has published its 2016 Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 guidelines. The report features our significant progress on our road to greater sustainability.
Following a distinguished career spanning almost three decades with Givaudan, Joe Fabbri, Head of Global EHS and Sustainability, will retire on 30 June from the Executive Committee. Effective immediately, Simon Halle-Smith and Willem Mutsaerts will be responsible respectively for EHS and Sustainability.
VP Perfumer Calice Becker has worked in Paris and New York City crafting winning fragrances for many of our favourite brands. The perfumers of tomorrow will continue to strengthen their olfactive expertise by training under her leadership and will benefit from her exceptional experience.
Givaudan seeks to ensure responsible growth and shared success for its shareholders, customers and all key stakeholders. Over the next five years, the Company aims to outperform the market and deliver a continued strong free cash flow.