International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced that Michael DeVeau has been named Vice President, Global Corporate Communications. In this newly established role, Mr. DeVeau will report to IFF’s CEO Andreas Fibig, and will be responsible for leading the company’s strategic communications to ensure all facets of corporate communications such as investor relations, internal communications, public relations, media relations, and social media, are fully aligned with the strategic positioning of the organization at a global level.
“I am delighted to be able to name Michael to this vitally important role,” said Mr. Fibig. “He is a seasoned leader with a deep understanding of our global business. His breadth of experience across a wide range of disciplines – communications, finance and commercial – will be extremely valuable as IFF continues to execute its strategy. Given his expertise in working inclusively with both internal and external stakeholders, I am very pleased he will be leading our global communications team.”
Mr. DeVeau joined IFF in 2009 as Investor Relations Manager. In this capacity, he shaped IFF’s investor communications by becoming a trusted resource for our shareholders and analysts. In 2012, he assumed the role of Global Pricing Officer, Flavors, where he developed and implemented pricing strategies aimed at driving revenue growth while simultaneously maximizing profitability. Prior to his tenure at IFF, he held various communications and finance roles at PepsiCo and Citigroup. Mr. DeVeau earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Fordham University.
About IFFInternational Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) is a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has more than 6,000 employees working in 31 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com.