Breaking News

Fibig Replaces Tough As CEO at IFF

May 28, 2014

Move is effective Sept. 1, 2014.

Andreas Fibig, a member of IFF's Board of Directors since 2011, will succeed Doug Tough as CEO of IFF on Sept. 1. Tough, 64, will continue to serve as chairman of IFF's Board after September 1st for a period to be determined. At such time, Mr. Fibig will assume the additional role of chairman.

Since 2008, Fibig, 52, has served as president and chairman of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG, where he has driven meaningful organic growth and its successful acquisition strategy. Prior to joining Bayer, Fibig held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Inc., including as Senior Vice President in the US Pharmaceutical Operations group and as President, Latin America, Africa and Middle East. He also held positions with Pharmacia GmbH and Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH.

"The Board and I are delighted that Andreas will become IFF's next CEO. He brings the right combination of experience and skills to lead IFF's continued growth and build on our success in leveraging our geographic reach, strengthening our innovation platform and maximizing our business portfolio," said Tough. "He has led businesses with an international footprint similar to ours, has firsthand experience in key emerging markets where we see further opportunity, and understands the critical importance of science-based research in driving innovation and competitiveness. In addition, we have valued his insightful contributions as a Board member over the past three years, particularly with respect to matters of international business, product development and strategic planning. I look forward to working closely with Andreas in the coming months on a smooth, seamless leadership transition."

blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Patent Update

    Patent Update

    July 28, 2016
    Three-layered hair product from Lauder, palm oil extracts for wrinkle treatment and more in recently awarded patents.

  • Pushin’ the Cushion

    Pushin’ the Cushion

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 26, 2016
    AmorePacific, the creator of the cushion compact, continues to improve its unique product.

  • Senior Skin Care

    Senior Skin Care

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 19, 2016
    McCord Research and Product Quest Manufacturing roll out new hospital-grade skin care kits for seniors to use at home.

  • Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    Industry stakeholders convene in New York City for Organic Monitor’s annual event

  • Perceived Perfection

    Perceived Perfection

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    From primers to pressed powders, facial cosmetics help create the illusion of a flawless complexion.

  • Preserve & Serve

    Preserve & Serve

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    Suppliers with innovative preservatives provide staying power for formulations.