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Audemars Piguet Names Beauty Executive Ilaria Resta as New CEO

Resta will succeed François-Henry Bennahmias, who will leave the watchmaker at the end of the year after…

DSM-Firmenich Names New Perfumery and Beauty Business Chief

Emmanuel Butstraen will succeed Ilaria Resta in the role on July 1.

Jo Malone Talks Life in Dubai, and the Scents of Sea, Souk and Desert

"I can feel the creativity in my fingers. It's like an electric energy," said the British perfumer and…

Firmenich H1 Sales Rise 10.5 Percent

The Swiss fragrance and flavors suppliers' Perfumery and Ingredients, and Taste and Beyond divisions drove…

Firmenich Unveils Color-Coordinated, Pantone-Inspired Scent

The company has created a fragrance riffing on Pantone's Color of the Year 2023, Viva Magenta.

DSM, Firmenich Exchange Offer Gets Green Light

Their merger is expected to close in first-quarter 2023.

Firmenich Posts Record Full-year Top- and Bottom-line Growth

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier's chief executive officer Gilbert Ghostine talked business pre-DSM…

How Ilaria Resta Drives Innovation With Consumer Insights

Ilaria Resta, president of Firmenich's perfume division, foresees the lines between categories in beauty…

Firmenich and DSM Set to Merge

The new group, DSM-Firmenich, will lead in the fragrance category and command revenues of more than 11…

EXCLUSIVE: Firmenich Partners With Beauty Retailer Harmay in China

Each group is to leverage its respective capabilities to bolster developments of new fragrance brands…

Firmenich Growing Renewable Ingredients Production Capacity

The Swiss fragrance and flavors producer is starting up operations of a new factory in Castets, France, in…

Female Leaders on Tough Lessons Learned

Desirée Rogers, Artemis Patrick and more share what they know now that they wish they'd known in their 20s.

Firmenich Sales Pick Up Pace in Second Half

Revenues at the world's largest privately owned fragrance and flavors maker in its most recent fiscal year…

Fragrance Gets Functional

Perfumes, from mass to prestige, are increasingly being infused with well-being attributes.

Central Saint Martin Students, Firmenich Perfumers Team on Forward-looking Project

Art and design students worked with perfumers on a project analyzing fine fragrance's future role.