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Media releases

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.
5 Mar 2003

Givaudan 2002 results

Actual sales increase in local currencies 18% (in CHF 11%) - Further improvement in operational performance - Proposed dividend per share increase of 16%
25 Feb 2003

Share Buyback – update 3

From 23 October to 18 February 2003, Givaudan SA has repurchased 592’046 own shares (81.59% of the programme) in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 16 September 2002.
12 Feb 2003

Givaudan transfers United Kingdom flavour production

Givaudan has decided to transfer its flavour production from Milton Keynes (United Kingdom) to Dortmund (Germany).
16 Jan 2003

Givaudan accelerates focus on speciality ingredients

Givaudan and Roche have agreed to terminate supplies of sunscreen filters out of the Givaudan Vernier site by the end of 2003.
10 Jan 2003

Share Buyback – update 2

From 23 October to 31 December 2002, Givaudan SA has repurchased 255’345 own shares in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 16 September 200
20 Dec 2002

Givaudan to acquire International Bioflavors Inc. (IBF)

Givaudan has signed an agreement to acquire International Bioflavors Inc. (IBF) a leader in the production of natural cheese and dairy flavours and ingredients for savoury products.
25 Nov 2002

Share Buyback-- update 1

During the period from 23 October to 22 November 2002, Givaudan SA has repurchased 106,900 own shares in the frame of the buy back programme announced on September 16, 2002.
22 Oct 2002

Givaudan starts share buy back program

Givaudan starts its share buy back program which has been announced on September 16.
10 Oct 2002

Nine months sales 2002: Givaudan maintained solid sales growth momentum

In the first nine months of 2002, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 2’049.0 million, representing a growth of 16.4% in local currencies and 10.1% in Swiss Francs compared to the same period of last year.
16 Sep 2002

Givaudan announces share buy back

The Board of Directors of Givaudan Ltd. approved at its meeting today the repurchase of up to 725'627 registered Givaudan shares.

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