Next generation of creators join Firmenich


Firmenich has revealed that a new group of world-class creators have joined the company’s Fine Fragrance Centres of Excellence in Paris and New York.

These talented nine Perfumers were chosen for their passion, creative excellence and ambition to push the boundaries of perfumery.

“Our leadership in Fine Fragrance is anchored in the passion, creativity and innovation of our Perfumers, including 10 Masters, who represent the greatest heights of artistry in their field,” said Armand de Villoutreys, President Perfumery & Ingredients, Firmenich. “I look forward to seeing how our new Perfumers, guided by our Masters, will make their mark in the world of perfumery.”

The nine new perfumers are:

Ane Ayo -5 years of experience at Drom

Nicolas Bonneville – 12 years of experience at Takasago and Fragrance Resources

Jeanne-Marie Faugier – over 30 years of experience across numerous international Fragrance Houses

Alexis Grugeon – joins Firmenich from Mane

Alexandra Monet – 18 years of experience at Drom Fragrances

Julien Plos – over 12 years of experience at leading consumer goods companies including P&G and Coty

Erwan Raguenes – 8 years of experience at Fragrance Houses including Galimard

Coralie Spicher – joins Firmenich from the University of Geneva

Aimee Virtucio – 11 years of experience at IFF

Finally, Firmenich is also a proud sponsor of this year’s CORPO 35, the annual Fragrance Competition, for up and coming perfumery talent.