Fragrance Creators Association has appointed a new member to its board of directors: Greg Adamson, Ph.D., senior vice president of global regulatory affairs, product safety and sustainability at Givaudan.
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Prior to joining Givaudan in 2005, Adamson was director of product safety and regulatory affairs at Avon Products, where he managed the toxicology and regulatory groups for global R&D. He previously spent 10 years in various toxicology roles across baby care and personal care businesses at Procter & Gamble.
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Currently he serves as vice chairman of the Household & Commercial Products Association board and vice chair of the International Fragrance Association’s executive technical committee.
Adamson studied at Murdoch University and earned his Ph.D. in biochemical toxicology at the University of Western Australia. He also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Nevada, where he published the effects of cytokines in hepatotoxicity in collaboration with Genetech in San Francisco.
“I look forward to supporting Fragrance Creators as it continues to advocate for positions based on high-quality science and facts, and helping further strengthen alliances with key stakeholders,” Adamson said. “I hope that my experience and scientific expertise will prove valuable in service to the Fragrance Creators board and to the fragrance industry.”
“[Adamson’s] keen technical expertise, strategic mindset and high integrity are valuable assets to the board,” said Farah K. Ahmed, president and CEO of Fragrance Creators. “I know his perspective, candor and passion will be instrumental as we advance our mission to promote and protect fragrance’s ability to enhance the lives of people and the planet.”