Firmenich has appointed three new Master Perfumers: François-Raphaël Balestra, Wessel-Jan Kos and Haresh Totlani, who will join an exclusive elite of nine Master Perfumers who have achieved the highest level of excellence and achievement in their respective fields and adherence. to the Firmenich princes.
François-Raphaël Balestra in Firmenich since 1999 has created the fragrances of the main laundry products around the world and is the head of the New Ingredients Discovery for Perfumery at Firmenich, collaborating in the creation of Dreamwood ™, a biotechnological innovation inspired by the wood of sandalwood and Muguissimo ™, a note of lily of the valley exceptionally close to nature born from green synthesis. Wessel-Jan graduated from ISIPCA, in addition to his role as an award-winning perfumer, was instrumental in the development of odor-fighting technologies at Firmenich, giving his name to numerous patents, also contributing to the definition of biotechnological ingredients. Haresh Totlani was Head of Firmenich's Creation Center in India and winner of the Patrick Firmenich Award. The latter believes that "perfumes change the way people feel. They make them happy and confident ".