Firmenich Acquires Agilex Fragrances

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

clock July 11, 2017Jennifer Weil

Hope fragrance


Hope Fragrance Raises Funds for Depression Research

All net profits from the fragrance will benefit Audrey Gruss’ Hope for Depression Research Foundation.

clock June 30, 2017Layla Ilchi


Firmenich to Acquire Agilex Fragrances

Patrick Firmenich said the Agilex Fragrance business complements Firmenich’s fragrance activity.

clock June 14, 2017Jennifer Weil

Harry Fremont


Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award: Harry Fremont, Master Perfumer, Firmenich

The recipient of The Fragrance Foundation’s Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement award has created scents for Tom Ford and 50 Cent.

clock June 14, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Jerry Vittoria and Elizabeth Musmanno

Beauty Features

Fragrance Foundation Plots Consumer Involvement

Firmenich’s Jerry Vittoria talks social media, home fragrance and scent beads, as well as the category’s need for more innovation.

clock June 14, 2017Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Julien Firmenich

Beauty Features

Firmenich Names New VP of Ingredients

Julien Firmenich was appointed to the position, succeeding Amaury Roquette, who becomes vice president of sales and marketing for fine fragrance Europe.

clock June 12, 2017Jennifer Weil


Salvatore Ferragamo Unveils New Scent for Men

Named “Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo Casual Life,” the fragrance offers a fresher and sportier take on its Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo counterpart, launched last year.

clock May 12, 2017Sandra Salibian

Jerry Vittoria

Beauty Features

Firmenich Names New Fine-Fragrance Chief

Jerry Vittoria has been appointed to the role with a global purview, succeeding Oliver de Lisle.

clock April 5, 2017Jennifer Weil

Macy's Scent Event


Macy’s Offers Immersive Fragrance Experience at Herald Square

During the annual Flower Show, the retailer’s first pop-up installation is meant to give customers a 3-D olfactive experience.

clock March 28, 2017Layla Ilchi

Beauty Features

Armand de Villoutreys Appointed as President of Ingredients at Firmenich

The appointment expands de Villoutreys’ role as president of perfumery to also oversee ingredients.

clock February 16, 2017Layla Ilchi


Firmenich Set to Make Major Investment in Geneva

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier will spend more than 100 million francs on a new facility there.

clock January 11, 2017Jennifer Weil

Firmenich's web site for China.

Beauty Features

Firmenich Launches New Web Site for China

The site from the Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier focuses on company news related to the country.

clock December 15, 2016Jennifer Weil

The two new master perfumers (center).

Beauty Features

Firmenich Names Two New Master Perfumers

Nathalie Lorson and Tony Reichert were granted the appellation during a ceremony in Geneva.

clock December 12, 2016Jennifer Weil

Firmenich perfume factory Geneva

Beauty Features

Firmenich Inaugurates Geneva Plant

The factory is to produce one-quarter of the Swiss group’s fragrances worldwide.

clock November 2, 2016Jennifer Weil

Human Resources

Firmenich Appoints New Chairman, Board Members

Patrick Firmenich succeeds Yves Boisdron as head of the company’s board of directors.

clock October 12, 2016Jennifer Weil

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