Symrise is a German stock corporation with a dual management structure consisting of an Executive and a Supervisory Board.
The Executive Board
The Executive Board is responsible for managing the Company with the aim of increasing the Company’s value.
The Executive Board had five members: Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram (CEO, President Flavor & Nutrition),
Olaf Klinger (CFO), Achim Daub (President Scent & Care), Heinrich Schaper* (President Flavors) and Dr. Jean-Yves Parisot* (President Diana).
The Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board comprises 12 members. It oversees and advises the Executive Board in the management of the company. It regularly discusses business development, planning, strategy, and risks with the Executive Board. In compliance with the German Codetermination Act (MitbestG), Symrise AG’s Supervisory Board has an equal number of shareholder and employee representatives. To heighten the efficiency of its work, the Supervisory Board formed four committees.
* Appointment to take effect as of October 1, 2016.