IFF (New York) has announced that it will be organized into two business units that reflect its flavor and fragrance businesses, effective January 1, 2007. Hernan Vaisman has been elected by IFF’s board of directors to the newly created position of group president, flavors, while Nicolas Mirzayantz has been elected to the newly created position of group president, fragrances. Each of the flavor and fragrance units will maintain a regional structure for sales, marketing and creative development.
Vaisman most recently served as vice president and regional manager, Latin America. He has worked in the flavor and fragrance industry for more than 20 years, including the last six years at IFF. Mirzayantz most recently served as senior vice president, fine fragrances and beauty care and regional manager North America. He has worked at IFF for more than 18 years, having joined IFF France as a member of the sales team.
Of the new business units, IFF chairman and CEO Robert M. Amen said, “This structure allows IFF to improve focus on our business to best serve our stakeholders—our customers, shareholders and employees.”