Firmenich has named Bhavesh Shah its new group vice president and chief purchasing officer to the company’s Direction Générale.
In the role, Shah will be accountable for the group’s purchasing organization, ensuring its integration into Firmenich’s corporate strategy. Patrick Firmenich, chief executive officer, said, “as a member of the Direction Générale, Bhavesh will be instrumental in strengthening the group’s risk management, operational efficiency and innovation efforts in order to build value.” Shah, who is based in Singapore, has been with the company since 2011 and is credited with “transforming the scope and structure” of the Global Purchasing Organization and implementing stronger alliances among business divisions, clients and suppliers.
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