RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRAGRANCE MATERIALS

RIFM Board of Directors


 

The Board consists of 15 voting members representing 14 fragrance ingredient manufacturers and 1 consumer product company, all of which are RIFM Active members. The Board often invites guests, including representatives from the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the Fragrance Creators Association (FCA).

Executive Committee


Shawn Blythe, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs (Chair)
International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc (IFF)
www.iff.com

Bhuvana Nageshwaran, Director, F & F
Ultra International Limited.
www.ultrainternational.com 
www.ultranl.com

Veronique Scailteur, PhD, Director, External Relations Perfumery 
Chanel SA
www.chanel.com

Steve Tanner, President/CEO (Secretary)
Arylessence, Inc
www.arylessence.com

Robert Weinstein, PhD, President & CEO (Vice Chair and Treasurer)
Robertet, Inc
www.robertet.com

Directors


Robert H. Bedoukian, PhD, President 
Bedoukian Research, Inc
www.bedoukian.com

Christopher Choi, PhD, DABT, ERT, Vice President, Safety & Regulatory Affairs
Takasago International Corp USA
www.takasago.com

Robby Gunawan, CEO
PT Indesso Aroma
www.indesso.com

James H. Heinz, President & CEO
Bell Flavor and Fragrances, Inc
www.bellff.com

Andy O’Shea, Senior Vice President
Berj Inc.
​www.berjeinc.com

Nicholas Pickthall, Director
CPL Aromas Ltd.
www.cplaromas.com 

Julia Raquet, Senior Vice President Animal Nutrition & Aroma Ingredients
BASF
www.basf.com

Ilaria Resta, President Perfumery
Firmenich
www.firmenich.com

Andreas Steiner, President, Fragrances North America
Symrise
www.symrise.com

Maurizio Volpi, Head of Fragrances
Givaudan
www.givaudan.com


Non-Voting Liaison Guests


Martina Bianchini, President
International Fragrance Association (IFRA)
www.ifraorg.org

Farah K. Ahmed, JD, President & CEO
Fragrance Creators Association
www.fragrancecreators.org

 

General Counsel


Tobey B. Marzouk, Esq, Marzouk & Parry, pllc