IFF appoints Thermo Fisher CFO its board

IFF appoints Thermo Fisher CFO to its board

5:55 AM, 2nd August 2017
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NEW YORK, US: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) has appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Stephen Williamson to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Williamson will also be a member of the company’s audit committee.

Appointed to his current role in August 2015, Williamson is responsible for the company’s finance, tax, treasury and investor relations functions. He joined Thermo Fisher in 2001 as VP, European financial operations, based in UK, and oversaw its integration activities across Europe.

Prior to Thermo Fisher, Williamson served as VP and CFO, Asia-Pacific for Honeywell International (formerly AlliedSignal) in Singapore and held other finance roles in corporate development and operational finance.

“We’re delighted to welcome Stephen to the IFF board. He is an accomplished finance leader with extensive international senior management experience. He brings a deep understanding of the power of innovation and R&D as well as the value of M&A – core components of IFF’s strategy. We believe Stephen will add considerable insight and guidance as we execute our long-term strategy and create shareholder value,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF Chairman and CEO.

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