January 2016

Scent and Care | Corporate January 8, 2016

Two Industry Experts Joining the Cosmetic Ingredients Division of Symrise

— Arnaud Bellon appointed SVP Botanicals and Colors

— Caroline Baptiste assigned Global Product Manager Actives

— Strengthens Expertise of Cosmetic Ingredients Division

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March 2016

Corporate | Financial March 8, 2016

Symrise generates substantial gains in sales and earnings in 2015

— Group sales up 23 % to € 2.6 billion

— Double-digit growth in all regions

— EBITDA rises 23 % to € 572.2 million; EBITDA margin at an outstanding level of 22 %

— Annual net income up 17 % to € 246.8 million

— Proposed dividend increase from € 0.75 to € 0.80 per share

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Corporate March 21, 2016

Symrise AG: Achim Daub reaffirmed in his role as Executive Board member ahead of schedule

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...

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Scent and Care | Corporate March 31, 2016

Winning Ingredients for Skin Soothing: SymCare® and SymMollient® W/S Win Awards at PCHi 2016

— PCHi Innovation Award (Active Ingredients) for SymCare® – ready-made for sensitive Skin

— PCHi Innovation Award (Active Ingredients) for SymMollient® W/S – proven soothing efficacy

— Focus on consumer preferences in Asia


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April 2016

Corporate April 14, 2016

Symrise opens its own site in Iran

— Commitment to an opening market and to customers across the Persian Gulf

— Trading hub between East and West

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May 2016

Corporate | Financial May 10, 2016

Symrise off to a strong start in 2016

— Sales up by 14 % at local currency

— Satisfactory growth in both segments

— EBITDAN increase by 6 % to € 158 million

— Profitability remains strong, with EBITDAN margin of 21.7 %

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August 2016

Corporate | Financial August 11, 2016

Symrise determinedly pursues growth course and expansion of business activities

— Sales in first half up by 16 % at local currency to € 1,463 million

— EBITDAN increases by 8 % to € 323 million

— EBITDAN margin with 22.1 % still at excellent level

— Targets for 2016: outperforming market growth and now generating an EBITDA margin above 20 %


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September 2016

Corporate | Financial September 20, 2016

Symrise adds two members to its Executive Board

— Members appointed in response to the dynamic business development

— Heinrich Schaper to serve as Global President of the Flavors division and Jean-Yves Parisot as Global President of the Diana division

— More than five decades' experience in the flavoring and food ingredients industry

— Appointments to take effect on October 1, 2016

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November 2016

Corporate | Financial November 2, 2016

Symrise AG and DRT sign agreement regarding the acquisition of Pinova Inc.

— DRT acquires Pinova Inc. from former Pinova Holdings, Inc. for a purchase price of USD 150 million

— With Pinova Inc., DRT will significantly expand its portfolio with industry applications and strengthen its position in US markets

— Symrise will sharpen its fragrance materials business, advancing the expansion of solutions based on natural ingredients

— Symrise...

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Corporate | Financial November 2, 2016

Symrise optimistic for full year 2016

— Sales in first nine months of the year up 16 % (in local currency) to € 2,192 million

— EBITDAN increase by 7 % to € 480 million

— High profitability with EBITDAN margin of 21.9 %

— Sale of industrial activities to French specialist provider DRT in the course of portfolio optimization

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December 2016

Corporate | Financial December 7, 2016

Symrise AG: Executive Board contract of Heinz-Jürgen Bertram extended ahead of schedule until 2022

— Supervisory Board reaffirms Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram as CEO for a further five-year term

— The Group continues with profitable growth course

— Strategic focus remains on fast-growing market segments, portfolio diversification and access to natural ingredients

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