Brussels, Belgium – October 7, 2020 – At the occasion of today’s 62nd General Assembly the International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) has elected Louie D’Amico as its new President.
He succeeds to Jean Mane, CEO of MANE V FILS, who has been heading the Organization for the last two years.
Louie D’Amico is the President Taste & Wellbeing of Givaudan. He holds a BSc in chemistry from Michigan State University, and he looks back on over 30 years of experience in the flavor industry.
He will be chairing the ten-member Board composed of five company member representatives and five association member representatives. His focus will be on the implementation of the IOFI strategic roadmap which was adopted earlier this year under the Presidency of Jean Mane.
Upon the vote Louie remarked “It is an honor to be elected president of IOFI and to serve in this capacity for the organization. IOFI is at the foundation of the Flavor industry for safety, regulatory assurance and outreach. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the Board and with the Secretariat over the next two years.”
Founded in 1969, the International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) is the global association representing the industry that creates, produces, and sells flavorings worldwide. With 17 regional and national associations and 10 major global companies as members, a management staff of scientific and regulatory experts located in Brussels and Washington D.C. and a network of top-notch industry volunteers, IOFI interacts with stakeholders around the world.