The fragrance industry also lost another member, as CPL Aromas announced that Camilo Bernal died on Nov. 30, 2012 following a short battle with cancer. He was 59, and leaves behind his wife, Alicia, and two daughters.
Bernal worked for CPL in Colombia for 16 years as a senior perfumer and is credited for much of the company’s success in Latin America as his creations proved successful with so many customers in the region, the company said in a statement.
Bernal began his career in Barcelona where he studied as a trainee taking up positions with companies such as Esencias R.B.G, Lucta, Eurofragrance and Rossyl SA. He joined CPL Aromas in 1997.