With an extensive 25-year track record, Ms. Suarez-Gonzalez is a multi-lingual executive who has had progressive promotions while at Fluor and assumed expansive leadership roles directing growth and efficiency in Europe, Asia and North America. Before becoming the company's SVP of Global Operations and Centers of Expertise, Ms. Suarez-Gonzalez held the positions of Vice President of Global Operations, Business Partner - Senior Executive Industrial/Life Sciences & Infrastructure, Senior Executive HR Services, International and Human Resources Information Systems and Executive Human Resources and Administration, among others.Originally from Spain, Ms. Suarez-Gonzalez graduated summa cum laude with a doctorate in psychology from the University of Oviedo and holds an executive MBA from the IUDE University. She has published two books and collaborated on several articles and publications. A member of the United Way Tocqueville Society, she volunteers extensively on special projects and other events focused on children and has been recognized for her efforts as a HR leader on a global scale. Ms. Suarez-Gonzalez will relocate from her current base in Dallas-Fort Worth in Texas to IFF headquarters in New York. Meet IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF) is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?". That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique products that consumers taste, smell, or feel in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. Our 6,700 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated offerings for consumer products. Learn more at www.iff.com, Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , and LinkedIn .