• Bell Flavors and Fragrances: added new hires at its Northbrook headquarters. Timothy Lauren was appointed as vice president of US fragrance sales. He has more than 25 years of industry experience in flavors and fragrances, and has spent 18 years with Dragoco, which is now Symrise. Lauren also spent six years with International Flavors & Fragrances, managing fragrance sales as well as personally handling global accounts.
Trista Walas was appointed as Bell’s new sensory manager. She joins Bell from PartyLite, where she was also a sensory manager and senior chemist for fragrance development, sensory sciences and consumer insights for eight years. In this sensory manager position, Walas will be conducting sensory and stability testing and panels to enhance Bell’s global fragrance development.