Firmenich: Firmenich International SA elected Yves Boisdron and Vernon Sankey to its board of directors at the shareholders’ annual general meeting in Geneva. Yves Boisdron, a French national and engineer lead specialty chemicals group at Rhodia (formerly Rhone-Poulenc).
Vernon Sankey, a British national and Oxford University graduate built a career with Reckitt & Colman PLC before it merged with Dutch firm, Benckser N.V. He was president of French operation and group director for North America before taking over as chief executive officer. He has since focused on numerous board positions