07 October 2015 - Givaudan has officially opened its new Fragrance creative centre and production hub in Singapore. This CHF 70 million investment is the largest global investment for the Fragrance Division and the first time in Givaudan’s history that its prestigious Perfumery School has established a campus outside of France.
The new Fragrance creative centre and production hub was officially opened by Chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board Dr Beh Swan Gin, Givaudan Chairman Dr Jürg Witmer and Chief Executive Officer, Gilles Andrier.
Strategically situated close to key customers in Asia, the new centre is dedicated to fragrance creation and is home to a diverse team of talented perfumers. The production hub has the capability of producing up to 10,000 tonnes per annum with room for future expansion. The creative centre is now fully operational and employs a multicultural team of more than 170 people.
Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of fragrances and flavours. The company achieved sales of CHF 4.4 billion in 2014. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 9,500 employees worldwide.