RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR FRAGRANCE MATERIALS

RIFM Board of Directors


 

The Board consists of 15 voting members representing 13 fragrance ingredient manufacturers and 2 consumer product companies, all of which are RIFM Active members. The Board often invites guests, including representatives from the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the International Fragrance Association North America (IFRANA).

Executive Committee


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

Hans Holger Gliewe, Chief Sustainability Officer (Treasurer)
Symrise AG
www.symrise.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)
Robertet, Inc
www.robertet.com

Directors


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

Armand de Villoutreys, President, Perfumery & Ingredients Division
Firmenich SA
www.firmenich.com

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

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

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

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

Kevin Renskers, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Safety & Regulatory Affairs 
Takasago International Corp USA
www.takasago.com

Thomas Schroeder, PhD, Sr VP, Global Business Unit Animal Nutrition & Aroma Ingredients 
BASF
www.basf.com  

Kelly M. Semrau, Sr VP, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability
SC Johnson
www.scjohnson.com

Ferdinand Storp, PhD, President
drom Fragrances GmbH & Co KG
www.drom.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