Firmenich Announces VP of Sales, Body & Home Care

Firmenich welcomed the return of Joy Atkinson. In a newly created role, Atkinson will be vice president of sales, body and home care, fragrances North America, as of May 1, 2008. She will be responsible for all body and home care accounts in North America and will report to Jerry Vittoria, president, fragrances, Firmenich North America. She previously worked for Firmenich as vice president/senior account executive, fine fragrances.

"I am delighted to welcome Joy back to Firmenich,” said Vittoria. “Her new role is pivotal in ensuring our long-term success with our client partners in North America. I look forward to working closely with Joy and her Princeton-based account management team.”

In her role, Atkinson will focus on consolidating Firmenich’s position with its strategic partners in home and body care while expanding the account portfolio by targeting new mid-sized opportunities. She will collaborate closely with Marc Salmon, vice president, fine fragrances, in New York City.

"I'm thrilled to be part of such a dynamic organization,” said Atkinson. “The global reach of Firmenich's fragrance business, as well as its world-class talent, best positions Firmenich for success in today's challenging marketplace."

Previous to this new role, Atkinson was at Symrise.
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