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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

Givaudan SA: Annual General Meeting 2003

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, a world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place in Geneva on 11 April 2003. It was attended by 173 shareholders, representing 2’439’802 (28%) of a total of 8,725,627 registered shares.
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.

Safety and Environmental Report 2002

Givaudan group's Safety and Environmental Protection Report for 2002
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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.