At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on 26 March 2008, Dr Andres F. Leuenberger,
Vice-Chairman, will retire from the Board. The Board of Directors will propose to the Annual General Meeting to newly elect Dr Nabil Sakkab as a non-executive director to the Board. Dr Sakkab retired from Procter & Gamble in 2007 as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Research & Development, following several assignments in Cincinnati, Brussels and Kobe, Japan. Dr Sakkab will play an important role in further shaping Givaudan’s innovation strategy. For more information and the CV and picture of Mr. Sakkab, please click here.
The Board of Directors also proposes to re-elect Prof Henner Schierenbeck for a term of three years in accordance with the articles of incorporation. Elections are individual.