On September 5, 2017, Linda G. Levy will begin her role as president of The Fragrance Foundation.
Levy is currently serving as the Omni Group vice president, divisional merchandise manager for fragrances at Macy's Inc. Levy joined Macy's East in 2007 and her roles have since included group vice president/ divisional merchandise manager for cosmetics, vice president of marketing for cosmetics and fragrances and vice president, marketing effectiveness and direct mail.
Before her time with Macy's, Levy held leadership roles at L’Oréal’s Lancôme USA, The Estée Lauder Companies and Wella/Procter & Gamble. She has also consulted with Shiseido and Coty, among others.
She has worked with The Fragrance Foundation in the past, most recently on Macy's Scent Event. She is currently serving on the foundation's board of directors.
Levy stated, “I am honored to be the next president of The Fragrance Foundation. The Fragrance Foundation is the nucleus of our community. I look forward to plotting a strategic course and continuing to elevate our presence in our industry and with consumers.”
Jerry Vittoria, chairman of The Fragrance Foundation and president of fine fragrance, worldwide, Firmenich, Inc., added, "We are delighted to appoint Linda Levy as the new president of The Fragrance Foundation. She is a well-respected industry executive who has diverse marketing and retail experience and is truly passionate about fragrance. We look forward to collaborating with Linda as we continue to uphold the foundation’s mission. Education, innovation, appreciation.”