Bell Flavors and Fragrances (Northbrook, Illinois) has hired Steve Orson as a senior perfumer and promoted Kristopher Holmen to the role of manager of evaluation for the fragrance division.
Orson previously worked at Dragoco, Mane, Symrise and most recently Flavor & Fragrance Specialties. He is a past president and chairman of the American Society of Perfumers and also chaired numerous committees including four symposiums.
Holmen has worked at Bell for 15 years, and most recently worked as technical development manager, fragrances. He will be taking on fragrance development responsibilities and managing creative resources.