Symrise: Horst-Otto Gerberding has been appointed vice chairman of the board and will oversee the direction of the company’s strategy. James Forman was named chief executive officer. He formerly served as chief executive officer of Stollwerck AG. R. Bertram, director of R&D, was named to the board. Terry Mahon was named president of the cosmetic ingredients division and will head North America and NAFTA operations. He is responsible for sunscreen, active, functional and botanical extract programs.