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Michael Carlos


Michael Carlos, Director

French national, born in 1950
First elected 2015

Michael Carlos started his career with Givaudan in 1984 as General Manager in Hong Kong. He became Head of the European Creative Centre in Argenteuil in 1992 where he was in charge of integrating the creative resources from Givaudan and Roure. In 1999, he was appointed Global Head of Consumer Products and then President of the Fragrance Division in 2004, a position from which he retired in 2014.

Michael Carlos held the following mandate in a company quoted on an official stock exchange: Until February 2019, member of the Board of Deinove SA. He also holds the following mandates: Chairman of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), member of the Boards of Manus Bio Inc. and Scent Design SA.

Michael Carlos holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.