Despite a dip in fourth-quarter fragrance sales, the 174-year-old International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is poised for what executives hope will be a new takeoff.
At least that's the view of Robert M. Amen, who took the reins as chairman and chief executive officer 19 months ago, succeeding Richard Goldstein. "It's the first chapter of the new IFF," he said, referring to the company's recently reported year-end results.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"