The world’s leading flavors and fragrances company, Givaudan has created a dedicated position for human resources on its Executive Committee.
The current Head of Human Resources for Frangances, Simon Halle-Smith will become a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for Global Human Resources. In his new role, Halle-Smith is charged with further strengthening the company’s attractiveness as an employer of choice and ensuring Givaudan addresses company-wide talent needs, especially in high growth markets.
A member of the Executive Committee since 2008, Joe Fabbri, meanwhile, will continue to be responsible for Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability and will take the lead on projects supporting Givaudan’s strategic focus on excellence in execution at each step of the value chain.
“Creating a dedicated Executive Committee position for human resources reflects our commitment to our people, who are critical to our success,” said Gilles Andrier, Givaudan CEO. “We also recognise that customers and many other stakeholders have rising expectations regarding a company’s responsibility to sustainability, the environment and health and safety.”