New CEO announced at Symrise

Dr. Jean-Yves Parisot named as the successor.

Symrise AG announces a leadership transition as Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram steps down after 15 successful years as CEO. Dr. Jean-Yves Parisot, an accomplished executive within the company, is appointed as the new CEO, effective March 31, 2024. Dr. Parisot, currently overseeing the Taste, Nutrition & Health segment, has his contract renewed until September 2028. The transition ensures a trustful and smooth handover by the end of March 2024.

Michael König, chairman of the supervisory board, expresses gratitude for Dr. Bertram's transformative leadership, shaping Symrise into a global industry leader. Dr. Bertram retires in mutual consent after 21 years of service, with 15 years as CEO.

König expresses confidence in Dr. Parisot, citing his international experience and successful partnership with Dr. Bertram in transforming Symrise. Dr. Parisot acknowledges the strong foundation of Symrise and emphasizes a continued focus on strategic growth for sustained success.

Dr. Parisot, a member of the executive committee since 2016, will oversee the Taste, Nutrition & Health segment on an interim basis until a successor is identified. His leadership, marked by global roles at renowned companies, positions Symrise for continued success.

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