Satish Rao to head Firmenich operations in India

Switzerland-based fragrance and flavour company Firmenich has appointed Satish Rao as Chairman and Managing Director of Firmenich India, effective July 4, 2016.
By ICN Bureau
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Switzerland-based fragrance and flavour company Firmenich has appointed Satish Rao as Chairman and Managing Director of Firmenich India, effective July 4, 2016. Satish will be based in Mumbai and report to Armand de Villoutreys, president of the perfumery business and member of the global executive committee. He joins Firmenich from his most recent role as vice president, emerging markets at McCormick & Company Inc, USA, a Fortune 1000 global food leader.

“India is a strategic high growth market for Firmenich where we are the market leader in perfumery and gaining great traction with our flavours business. Under Satish’s leadership, we have great ambitions to grow our business and footprint in India, by putting our innovation and creativity to work to meet the needs of our customers and partners,” said Armand de Villoutreys, President of the Perfumery Business, Firmenich.


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