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John Ferraro Elected to IFF Board of Directors

May 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, announced that John Ferraro, former Global Chief Operating Officer of Ernst & Young, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“John brings his extensive accounting, auditing and executive experience working with large and global corporations,” said Chairman and CEO Andreas Fibig. “We’re delighted to welcome John to the IFF Board and look forward to leveraging his insights and financial expertise to further our strategic goals.”

Mr. Ferraro began his career with Ernst & Young Milwaukee in 1976 and most recently served as Ernst & Young’s Global Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this role, Mr. Ferraro served in several leadership positions, including as Global Vice Chair of Audit and as the senior advisory partner on some of the firm’s largest and global accounts. Mr. Ferraro also serves as a director of Advance Auto Parts, is a member of the Boston College High School board of trustees, and sits on the board of the Business Council for International Understanding. Mr. Ferraro also serves as Chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees. He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

About International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) is a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has more than 6,200 employees working in 32 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Michael DeVeau, 212-708-7164
VP, Global Corporate Communications & Investor Relations