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Fragrance Creators' Amanda Nguyen Becomes VP of Government Affairs

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Fragrance Creators Association has announced the promotion of Amanda Nguyen, P.D., from director of government affairs and legal to the vice president of the department.

Fragrance Creators Association has announced the promotion of Amanda Nguyen, J.D., from director to vice president of government affairs and legal.

Having joined Fragrance Creators Association in 2016, Nguyen managed an overhaul of the organization’s advocacy program to elevate the benefits of fragrance and the industry on the American economy.

She has been instrumental in building relationships with diverse stakeholders and driving key industry wins in ingredient communication; trade/tariff and legislation that drives positive change for people, perfume and the planet.

In her new role, Nguyen will assume greater supervisory responsibilities in the association’s advocacy and play a more active role in shaping the industry’s strategic policy development.

Prior to joining Fragrance Creators, Nguyen served as an assistant attorney general at the Tennessee Office of the Attorney General and Reporter (TN AG) and also worked at the Kansas Legislative Research Department and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI). She earned her Doctorate of Law at Vanderbilt University.

“[Nguyen] brings a sophistication and tenacity to this work that ensures all perspectives are considered in the rooms where fragrance policy is shaped,” said Farah K. Ahmed, president and CEO, Fragrance Creators. “With a fierce dedication to building consensus, she is committed to shaping policies that are founded in sound science and that help drive positive change for all. Her leadership and perspective will be key factors in how we evolve the organization in 2020 and beyond.”

“I’m thankful to [Nguyen] for her tireless work in representing our industry and educating on key issues to stakeholders across state and federal governments,” said Robert Weinstein, Ph.D., president and CEO, Robertet USA. “Our industry is better positioned as a result of her efforts, and I’m confident she will continue to elevate fragrance in this new role.”