Firmenich International SA announced the election of Barbara Kux and Olivier Bazil to its board of directors at a shareholders meeting held in Geneva on May 21. Kux is currently a member of the Group Management Committee at Royal Philips Electronics in the Netherlands. Bazil has spent his career with the French Group Legrand, world leader in low voltage electric products and systems. He brings to Firmenich experience in strategy development and corporate finance, particularly having participated in the rapid international expansion of Legrand over the past 30 years.
“The election of Ms. Kux and Mr. Bazil continues our strategy of ensuring a broad diversity of knowledge on our board, together with a mix of Firmenich family and outside members," said Jean-Marc Bruel, chairman of the board. “They will contribute in particular to a comprehensive experience in supply chain management, corporate finance and business development.”