International Flavors & Fragrances (New York) has appointed Robert Amen chairman and CEO, effective July 1. Amen spent the last 26 years at International Paper Company, serving as president since 2003. Arthur Martinez, who served as interim chairman and CEO, will return to his role as lead director of IFF.
Of the appointment, Martinez said, “We are delighted that Rob Amen will be joining IFF. Rob is a seasoned executive with a proven ability to strategically manage and grow businesses around the globe, complemented by significant sales, marketing and finance expertise. We look forward to his leadership in pursuing new opportunities for IFF.”