Symrise’s Scent & Care Division announced a reorganization to bring departments under one innovation management position. Michael Kocher has been appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president innovation, scent & care. The objective of the new position is to integrate the previously independently handled functions of research, marketing and consumer/market research and to, consequently, orientate them toward innovation. Kocher previously worked for Firmenich. In the future, fragrance and cosmetics research (fragrances, cosmetic ingredients and encapsulation), global marketing (beauty care, home care) and the consumer and market intelligence group will report to Kocher.
Additional details and organizational changes are available here.