IFF Appoints Frank Clyburn as Chief Executive Officer and Board Director; Separates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roles

IFF Appoints Frank Clyburn as Chief Executive Officer and Board Director; Separates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roles

IFF (NYSE: IFF) announced the appointment of Frank Clyburn, an accomplished leader and operational executive, to succeed Andreas Fibig as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the IFF Board of Directors, effective February 14, 2022. Mr. Clyburn joins IFF from Merck & Co. (Merck), where he currently serves as Executive Vice President and President of Human Health and today[…]

BGG World appoints Shaheen Majeed as CEO of its three key subsidiaries

BGG World (Irvine, CA) has appointed Shaheen Majeed as the CEO of three of its key subsidiaries. Majeed assumed the role of CEO of BGG’s HB Natural Ingredients USA subsidiary on January 1, 2022, and will assume the position of CEO of BGG Americas and Algae Health Sciences (AHS) upon the retirement of Bob Capelli[…]

Are you in a relationship with a co-worker? Read this first

Rules on workplace relationships are becoming increasingly common in the #MeToo era by Andrew Keshner, MarketWatch, Published: Nov 5, 2019 https://www.marketwatch.com/story/are-you-in-a-relationship-with-a-co-worker-read-this-first-2019-11-05 Love is a battlefield — especially in the workplace. The firing of McDonald’s MCD, +0.59%  CEO Steve Easterbrook because of a consensual relationship with an employee is just the latest reminder that office relationships are tricky terrain, and can end[…]

The interview: Erik Visser, CEO of Hamlet Protein

From Milling and Grain, October 24th, 2019 https://millingandgrain.com/entrada/the-interview–erik-visser-ceo-of-hamlet-protein-21231/ Erik Visser has been involved in the animal feed industry for most of his career, usually in a high-ranking position, such as the company CEO. The companies he has worked for are among the leaders in the feed industry and include such prestigious names as Nutriad/Adisseo and[…]

Why New Leaders Should Make Decisions Slowly

From Harvard Business Review by Constance Dierickx, September 25, 2019 https://hbr.org/2019/09/why-new-leaders-should-make-decisions-slowly The stakes are high when a new leader takes over. Despite their training and experience, a full 74% of new leaders say they are unprepared for the new role, and in 18 months nearly half of them disappoint or fail entirely. In many cases, leaders[…]

What CEOs are Reading

McKinsey’s recent article, What CEO’s are reading in 2017, provides real insight into issues facing today’s organisations. Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead. Whether you’re heading to a Northern-hemisphere beach or hunkering down for a Southern-hemisphere winter, take inspiration from this eclectic and[…]

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