The Supervisory Board of Symrise AG
has again renewed the contract of CEO Dr. Heinz-JürgenBertram ahead of schedule for a further five-year term until 2022. Under his leadership, throughthe focused streamlining of the portfolio and by identifying new market segments, Symrise hassubstantially expanded its leading position and tapped into market segments beyond thetraditional flavors and fragrances business. The reaffirmation of Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram as
CEO ensures leadership continuity and creates the foundation for further profitable growth.
Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram, 58, who has a doctorate in chemistry, has performed in variousmanagement functions at the Bayer Group, the Haarmann & Reimer Group and Symrise since 1985.Since 2003, he has held several senior positions with Symrise, and was appointed to the ExecutiveBoard in 2006. Since August 2009, he heads the Company's business activities as CEO.