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Wednesday, October 05 2022 - 01:40
Firmenich Annual General Meeting 2022
GENEVA, Oct. 4, 2022, /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

 Firmenich International S.A., the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and 
Taste company, held its Annual General Meeting on October 4, 2022.

All proposals of the Board of Directors to the Annual General Meeting were 

Firmenich's Chairman Patrick Firmenich said: "I am proud of our solid 
performance and the continuous growth of our business. Throughout the year, we 
have continued to invest in innovation, to help our customers win in a rapidly 
evolving environment. As leaders in responsible business, we have also 
continued to press forward on sustainability. I want to thank our shareholders 
for their continued trust and support, as we embark confidently on our fiscal 
year 2023."

The annual review and the financial accounts were approved, as was the dividend 
proposed by the Board.

The shareholders reelected the members of the Human Capital Committee, and 
reelected Pierre Bouchut and Richard Ridinger as members of the Board.

The shareholders endorsed the company's 2022 ESG Report, in an advisory vote.

Furthermore, KPMG was reelected as statutory auditors for the fiscal year 2023.

The Board and its different committees will be composed as follows:

Board of Directors:

Patrick Firmenich, Chair, Barbara Kux, Vice Chairman (independent), Pierre 
Bouchut (independent), Antoine Firmenich, Karen Jones Easton (independent), 
Diana Oltramare, André Pometta, Ajai Puri (independent), Richard Ridinger 

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee:

Pierre Bouchut (Chair), Antoine Firmenich, André Pometta, Richard Ridinger

Human Capital Committee:

Patrick Firmenich (Chair), Karen Jones, Easton, André Pometta, Ajai Puri.

Governance and Sustainability Committee:

Barbara Kux (Chair), Diana Oltramare, Antoine Firmenich, Ajai Puri

About Firmenich

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, was 
founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, and has been family-owned for 127 
years. Firmenich is a leading business-to-business company specialized in the 
research, creation, manufacture and sale of perfumes, flavors, and ingredients. 
Renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its leadership 
in sustainability, Firmenich offers its customers superior innovation in 
formulation, a broad and high-quality palette of ingredients, and proprietary 
technologies including biotechnology, encapsulation, olfactory science, and 
taste modulation. Firmenich had an annual turnover of 4.7 billion Swiss Francs 
at end June 2022. More information about Firmenich is available at

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SOURCE: Firmenich