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Media releases

14 Jun 2004

Prolongation of the share buy back programme

The Board of Directors of Givaudan SA has resolved to extend the share buy back programme 2003/2004 concerning 800,000 registered shares by one year, i.e. until 30 June, 2005.
1 Jun 2004

Givaudan announces intention to transfer Dutch flavour production

With a view to further consolidate its European flavour production, Givaudan has announced its intention to transfer the flavour compounding production from Barneveld (Netherlands) to its German and Swiss sites. This transfer will allow Givaudan to optimise European capacity utilisation. Approximately 130 employees will be affected by the planned transfer.
8 Apr 2004

First quarter 2004 sales: Givaudan maintains strong momentum

In the first quarter 2004, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 701.6 million resulting in a growth of 4.1% in local currencies and 2.4% in Swiss francs, compared to the same period in 2003, clearly outgrowing the underlying market. Excluding sales of discontinued fragrance ingredients, Givaudan grew 6.7% in local currencies and 4.9% in Swiss francs.
2 Mar 2004

Givaudan 2003 Results

In 2003 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 2,715 million, resulting in an increase of 9.0% in local currencies and 1.5% in Swiss Francs. On a comparable basis, as if the FIS acquisition had occurred on 1 January 2002, sales increased by 4.2% in local currencies.
22 Jan 2004

Margin improvement initiatives approved and launched

Since becoming an independent publicly quoted company in June 2000, Givaudan has strived to become the leading company in the fragrance and flavours industry.
22 Dec 2003

Share Buyback 2003/04 – update 1

From 30 June 2003, to 19 December 2003, Givaudan SA has repurchased 45,000 own shares (5.63% of the programme) in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 18 June 2003.
11 Nov 2003

Givaudan at ZKB Company Presentation

On Tuesday 11 November, Givaudan participated in the 20th edition of the Zürcher Kantonalbank Annual Company Presentation, together with Straumann Holding AG and Swisscom AG.The event was held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich and attracted over 500 particpants including investors, customers and
29 Oct 2003

New Share Price Features

We are pleased to inform you that Givaudan's website now contains several new, interactive tools and features relating to our stock quote that we hope you will find useful.
9 Oct 2003

Givaudan nine months sales

In the first nine months of 2003, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 2.072 billion, representing a growth of 9.6% in local currencies and 1.1% in Swiss Francs compared to the same period of last year.
14 Aug 2003

Givaudan Half Year Results 2003

Givaudan outgrows the market and increases cash flow. In the first half of 2003, Givaudan continued to outgrow the market. Group sales grew by 12.2% in local currencies and 1.1% in Swiss Francs.
17 Jul 2003

New Head Givaudan Fragrances

Michael Carlos will take over the Leadership of the Givaudan Fragrance Division, effective 1st January 2004. Michael Carlos will replace Errol Stafford, who has announced his retirement, effective 31st December 2003, after more than 30 years within the industry.
27 Jun 2003

Givaudan starts second share buy back for 10% of its own shares

Givaudan starts on Monday its second share buy back, as announced on 18 June 2003. The company intends to buy back up to 800’000 of its own shares over a 12-month period.
18 Jun 2003

Givaudan announces new share buy back for 10% of its own shares

The Board of Directors of Givaudan Ltd. has decided to start a new share buy back programme of up to 800’000 registered shares (representing 10% of the share capital).
10 Jun 2003

Givaudan Roadshows- Key discussion points- May/June 2003

In May and June 2003, Givaudan management and investor relations were in contact with investors during several roadshows. Following, you will find the most frequently asked questions and the company’s responses.
11 Apr 2003

First quarter 2003 sales: Givaudan continues healthy growth

In the first quarter 2003, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 685 million resulting in a growth of 21.1% in local currencies and 7.9% in Swiss francs, compared to the same period in 2002.

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