Emilie Rubinfeld succeeds Francois Kress, who has left the company.
The combined eyewear powerhouse will have annual sales of more than 15 billion euros.
For the first half of 2007, Givaudan posted a net profit of 86 million Swiss francs, or $70 million at average exchange, down 67.7 percent over the same period in 2006. This was primarily due to the integration of Quest International.
Can fashion be collected with the fervor of fine art?
Neiman Marcus is celebrating its 100th anniversary this fall, and has arranged for dozens of its best vendors to provide special merchandise for the occasion.