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Wednesday, August 03 2022 - 22:30
Firmenich Appoints Maurizio Clementi ad interim President of its Taste & Beyond Division
GENEVA, Aug. 3, 2022, /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is 
pleased to announce the appointment of Maurizio Clementi as ad interim 
President of its Taste & Beyond division, effective immediately. This move 
follows former President Emmanuel Butstraen's recent appointment as Chief 
Integration Officer overseeing the upcoming DSM-Firmenich merger. Maurizio will 
remain in role until the merger's successful completion.

"Maurizio has played an essential role in Taste & Beyond's divisional 
transformation, purpose-led strategic growth and unprecedented performance," 
said Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine. "In his new role as division President, he 
will continue to serve our customers by harnessing Firmenich's leading 
innovation, best-in-class creation and talented teams across the world."

Maurizio Clementi has been with Firmenich for the last 11 years. For the last 
several years, he has served as Firmenich's Taste & Beyond Global Strategy SVP, 
where he grew Taste & Beyond's Human Insights teams into a trusted global 
authority, oversaw the successful acquisition of Campus and, together with 
Emmanuel, shaped the group's SmartProteins® meat & dairy analogs business to 
become an industry leader.

Before joining Firmenich, Maurizio spent several years in corporate consultancy 
roles, specializing in M&A and more than eight years with Nissan Motor Co. as 
CFO for key European markets. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics & 
Commerce as well as a Juris Doctor in law from Sapienza Università di Roma.

"I'm honored to take on this new role and look forward to building upon the 
great legacy and momentum built by Emmanuel and our teams around the world," 
said Maurizio "I will continue to drive our commitment to accelerating global 
diet transformation by working closely with our customers to create delicious 
food & beverages that are better for people and planet."

About Firmenich

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, was 
founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, and has been family-owned for 127 
years. Firmenich is a leading business-to-business company specialized in the 
research, creation, manufacture and sale of perfumes, flavors and ingredients. 
Renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its leadership 
in sustainability, Firmenich offers its customers superior innovation in 
formulation, a broad and high-quality palette of ingredients, and proprietary 
technologies including biotechnology, encapsulation, olfactory science and 
taste modulation. Firmenich had an annual turnover of 4.3 billion Swiss Francs 
at end June 2021. More information about Firmenich is available at

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