Board And Industry Leadership

Oct. 2004 - June 2021

Executive Board Symrise AG

President Symrise Inc

Symrise AG is a recognized global industry leader developing, producing and supplying fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic active ingredients, raw materials and functional ingredients. In 2020 the company delivered 3.5 bn Euros revenue at 21.1% Ebitda, employed about 10,000 team members across > 40 countries in > 200 locations around the world. Symrise also is a recognized leader in Sustainability having been recognized as "Germany's most sustainable company" 2 times within the last 4 years.

March 2019 - Present

Advisor / Investor

Clove Dental, India

Clove Dental is India's largest Oral Health and Beauty Ecosystem with over 340 locations across 24 cities having built the largest network of dental clinics  across 24 cities providing affordable oral care access to more than 100 million residents

April 2019 - Present

Advisor / Investor

Ranger Ready, LLC; Norwalk, CT

Ranger Ready is disrupting the dormant insect repellent category by becoming the first, digitally native "authority" brand providing up to 12 hours commercial-grade protection against ticks and mosquitos

April 2017 - March 2021

Member of the Board

Phlur, Inc / The GoodKind Company

Initially going to market as Phlur, Inc and later becoming The GoodKind Company (GKC), the latter is a recognized, clean beauty contract development and manufacturing partner to the Indie Beauty industry. As a certified B-Corp. company, GKC is committed to provide full transparency and continuously optimize its social and environmental footprint.

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2017

Member of the Board

International Fragrance Industry (IFRA)

Founded in 1973, the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) brings together seven multinational companies and national associations in 23 countries across four regions. IFRA's mission is to support the fragrance industry in creating fragrances that bring joy, well-being and color to people's lives; to support prosperity through jobs and scientific advances; and to act responsibly - protecting consumers through our Code of Practice and IFRA Standards, and respecting our shared environment.

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2017

Member of the Board

Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM)

The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) was formed as a nonprofit corporation in 1966. Its purpose is to gather and analyze scientific data, engage in testing and evaluation, distribute information, cooperate with official agencies, and to encourage uniform safety standards related to the use of fragrance ingredients. The RIFM Database of flavor and fragrance materials is the largest available worldwide, classifying more than 6000 materials. The Database is available online, 24/7, by subscription. RIFM's Database also houses an online collection of Flavor/Fragrance Ingredient Data Sheets (FFIDS) from 1985-2014 that may be used to assist with compliance.