Global Head of Consumer products Givaudan has made several executive changes, all effective February 1, 2021.
Felix Mayr-Harting has been named Global Head of Consumer Products, Fragrance & Beauty. Felix replaces Colin O’Neill, Global Head of Consumer Products, Fragrance & Beauty, who will retire at the end of April 2021. Colin joined Givaudan in 1990 and has held many positions before becoming the Global Head of Consumer Products in 2007. Colin will continue to support the company as a consultant after his retirement.
Felix brings 28 years of experience in the fragrance industry and most recently was Global Head of Fine Fragrances, a position he held since 2008. Prior to this, Felix was responsible for the Consumer Products business of Givaudan in North America, leading the integration in that region with Quest International, and before that he held the role of World Account Manager for Unilever.
Concurrently, Givaudan has named Xavier Renard Global Head of Fine Fragrances. Xavier will be responsible for leading the global Fine Fragrance business from creation to development and sales. Xavier is currently the Head of Fine Fragrances for Europe.
Following the appointment of Xavier is the naming of Oriol Segui to Head of Fine Fragrances Europe. Oriol brings 23 years of experience in the fragrance industry and a deep knowledge of the European Fine Fragrances market and customers. Oriol is currently the Commercial Director Fine Fragrances Europe, a role he has held since 2014.