International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, today announced Susana Suarez-Gonzalez will join the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective November 28, 2016. She will succeed IFF's current EVP CHRO, Angelica Cantlon. Ms. Cantlon, who joined IFF in 2009, plans to retire at the end of 2016 after dedicating more than 40 years of service in both Human Resources and Operational roles. "With her innovative ideas and strategic, yet compassionate leadership style, Angelica has transformed our human resources team into a high-value added function that fully supports the business," said Andreas Fibig, Chairman and CEO. "Under her leadership, Angelica brought greater structure, processes, accountability and technology to support IFF's strategic goals, without ever losing sight of the 'human' in human resources. She leaves as part of her legacy a strong commitment to the people first model which will continue to serve IFF well into the future." During her tenure with IFF, Ms. Cantlon led the company's first-ever employee value proposition, formalizing IFF's dedication to its 127-year old culture. Additionally, she established progressive practices in global workforce planning, recruitment, leadership programs and IFF's internal flavor and fragrance schools to ensure a continuous pipeline of talent and growth within the company. Ms. Suarez-Gonzalez comes to IFF from Fluor Corporation, a multinational engineering and construction firm that ranks 136 th on the Fortune 500 list. She currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Human Resources, and is responsible for the global execution of HR services and all corporate HR functions, including global benefits, compensation, talent development, recruiting and human resources information systems. "We are excited to welcome Susana in leading us to our next level of growth as we continue to strengthen our talent and organization in support of our Vision 2020 business strategy," continues Mr. Fibig. "With her experience in M&A, elevating communities of global employees and commitment to innovation and technology, she will be an excellent addition to our leadership team."