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IFF’s Dr. Gregory Yep Receives FEMA Excellence in Flavor Science Award


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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, is pleased to announce EVP, Chief Scientific & Sustainability Officer Gregory Yep, PhD, has been named the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States (FEMA) Excellence in Flavor Science awardee for 2017. Established in 2006, the award is one FEMA’s most prestigious honors and is given to globally recognized leaders who advance flavor science through original research and peer-reviewed publication.

“Greg is a highly talented and accomplished taste, scent and nutrition innovator with a passion for discovery that is unmatched,” said Andreas Fibig, CEO and Chairman, IFF. “His expertise has driven pioneering achievements that differentiate IFF within the flavor and fragrance industry. We congratulate Greg on this award and look forward to his continued efforts in building on our company’s 128-year legacy of exploring scientific horizons.”

Dr. Yep joined IFF in 2016 and leads the Company’s global efforts in technological development, external collaborations, R&D and sustainability in support of IFF’s Vision 2020 business strategy. A 30-year veteran, he has held innovation and technological development positions in leading corporations and universities across the country and has championed R&D programs that bolster health and nutrition in food and beverage, especially in sports nutrition. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Yep holds both a master’s and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University. He is the originator of six patents and is widely published in academic journals.

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Meet IFF

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?”. That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique products that consumers taste, smell, or feel in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. Our 7,400 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated offerings for consumer products. Learn more at, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Michael DeVeau, 212-708-7164
VP, Corporate Strategy, Investor Relations & Communications

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