The Supervisory Board of Symrise AG has extended the contract of Executive Board member Achim Daub ahead of schedule until the end of 2021. Achim Daub has been part of the Executive Board since 2006 and since then been in charge of the Scent & Care segment. With the early renewal of his contract, Symrise is ensuring continuity at the executive board level.

Dr. Thomas Rabe, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, said: "Achim Daub has successfully expanded the global fragrance activities of Symrise AG in recent years and demonstrated foresight in diversifying the portfolio. We are therefore very pleased to reaffirm his role as a member of the Executive Board and look forward to continuing working with him in the future. By doing so we ensure the continuous and dynamic development of our business in the interests of our customers, employees and shareholders."

Achim Daub (born in 1962) joined the company in 2004. He has held various management positions in the Scent & Care segment in Germany, France and the USA. Since 2006 he has been in charge of the segment worldwide. In recent years, he has successfully built the Company's global presence in fragrances and pushed its expansion into high-growth business areas such as cosmetic ingredients. In addition, he has energetically pursued strategic co-operations and acquisitions. One of the most recent ones has been US-based Pinova Holdings, Inc., with which Symrise is further expanding its access to renewable natural ingredients for perfume compositions.

About Symrise:

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials as well as functional ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.

Its sales of more than € 2.6 billion in 2015 place Symrise as one of the global leading companies in the flavors and fragrances market. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented in over
40 countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an indispensable part of everyday life. Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process. Symrise thus takes sustainability into account in every part of its corporate strategy. The company was awarded the German Sustainability Award in 2012. In 2013, Symrise was certified as a “Green Company” by DQS.

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