Chris Palmer has been promoted to the newly created role of global creative & applications director, fragrances, and will now be responsible for IFF’s global creative centers, including all resources and staff.
Prior to his promotion, Mr. Palmer served as global creative director for fine fragrances and beauty care.
Veronique Ferval was promoted to New York creative center manager, and will report to Mr. Palmer. She served as director of fragrance development in New York for the past four years.
Helen Murphy is the new director of fragrance development, reporting to Ms. Ferval, while also temporarily continuing her duties as senior fragrance development manager.
Ms. Murphy has been fragrance development manager for the past nine years.
Loc Dong has been promoted to senior perfumer. Mr. Dong has been with IFF since 2002. He brings 10 years of experience in the field, having trained with and worked for Haarmann & Reimer and Creations Aromatiques.
Pascal Gaurin has been promoted to senior perfumer. Mr. Gaurin joined IFF Hong Kong in 1995 as perfumer trainee and transferred to the U.S. in 1997.
Laurent Le Guernec has been promoted to senior perfumer. Mr. Le Guernec has been with IFF since February 2002, in the New York creative center as a perfumer, concentrating on fine fragrances.