Fragrance Creators Association’s Board of Directors has announced two new members, Catherine Remy, vice president, Global Sales and Business Development, Flavors and Fragrances Business Unit at Lanxess, and OnScent CEO, Bertrand Lemont.
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Remy oversees the global sales and business development teams at Lanxess. A chemist by education, Remy has spent most of her career in various commercial roles within the specialty chemicals market. Before joining Lanxess and Emerald Kalama Performance Materials, Remy spent over 13 years at the Stepan Company, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals where she held positions as the sales director for Europe, the North American sales director for home and personal care and the global director for key accounts for consumer products. Before joining Stepan Company, Remy was a sales manager and representative at chemical manufacturers SEPPIC and Brenntag.
Lemont has more than 25 years of experience across a wide range of product categories, including fine fragrance, beauty care, fabric care and home care. Before joining OnScent as CEO, Lemont spent decades in various positions across the industry, including senior leadership roles at Givaudan, drom fragrances and International Flavors and Fragrances.
Both Lanxess (formerly Emerald Kalama Chemical) and OnScent (formerly Intarome, Premier Specialties, and Fragrance Solutions) are longstanding members of the Fragrance Creators Board of Directors. Remy replaces Kelly Pippine, Lanxess’ former vice president of global marketing for the Flavors and Fragrances Business Unit, and Lemont replaces Kenneth McCallister, former director of business development at Intarome.
Fragrance Creators president and CEO, Farah K. Ahmed, said, “We are fortunate to have these seasoned and distinguished leaders join our Board of Directors. Catherine and Bertrand’s commercial perspectives will help our organization as we develop and advance industry policies that empower a diverse marketplace where all responsible businesses have the opportunity to thrive. I look forward to working with them and the entire board to drive results that help our members grow and make valuable contributions to the industry and the public.”
Remy shared, “I am honored to join Fragrance Creators’ Board of Directors. I’m thrilled that my career has allowed me to combine my passions for chemistry and scents on a broad scale. Fragrance Creators similarly emphasizes both the beauty of fragrance and the state-of-the-art science behind the industry. Together with my fellow Board members, I look forward to helping propel the association forward.”
Lemont said, “I look forward to diving into my new role on Fragrance Creators Board of Directors. I respect the association’s dedication to science-based information and recognition of the overall artistry of the industry. I know how important it is to work together to achieve our goals. I am eager to join with my fellow Board members in leading the association to continue doing just that.”
Ahmed said, “We thank Kenneth and Kelly for their contributions to the organization. Their dedicated service has been invaluable.”
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