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The Board of Directors, together with the Executive Committee, constitute our governing body, ensuring that Givaudan runs according to Swiss and international business standards and practices.

Board of Directors

Givaudan's Board of Directors

F.l.t.r. Prof. Dr-Ing. Werner Bauer, Michael Carlos, Ingrid Deltenre, Calvin Grieder (Chairman), Thomas Rufer, Lilian Biner and Victor Balli


The Board of Directors is responsible for the ultimate direction, strategic supervision and control of the management of the Company, as well as other matters which, by law, are under its responsibility.

Each of the seven Board members has an in-depth knowledge of his or her relevant areas of expertise and contributes to the Board competencies. In addition, the Board’s knowledge and diversity of experience are important assets in leading a company of Givaudan’s size in a complex and fast-changing environment.

Compensation of Board members consists of Director fees, Committee fees and Restricted Share Units (RSUs).  The annual fees for Board membership and additional functions are summarised in in the tables found in the Compensation Report.
> Compensation Board of Directors


Meet our Board members

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Executive Committee

Givaudan's Executive Committee

F.l.t.r. Willem Mutsaerts, Louie D’Amico, Tom Hallam, Gilles Andrier (CEO), Maurizio Volpi, Simon Halle-Smith and Anne Tayac


The Executive Committee, under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), is responsible for areas of operational management of the Company that are not specifically reserved to the Board of Directors.

With an average of 20 years’ experience in the Company, the Executive Committee members bring a wealth of industry knowledge. They meet on a monthly basis at Givaudan sites around the world.

Executive Committee compensation is summarised in the tables found in the Compensation report.
> Compensation Executive Committee


Meet our Executive Committee members

Read more about each Executive Committee member by clicking their name