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International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) has announced the appointment of David Epstein, Division Head at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Epstein is also due to join IFF’s Audit Committee.
Epstein started his career at Booz Allen Hamilton. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in finance and marketing from Columbia University.
Epstein joined Novartis in 1989. He has previously served as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing; Integration Officer, North America. More recently he held positions including Chief Operating Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals US and President and Chief Executive Officer, Oncology and Molecular Diagnostics.
Andreas Fibig, CEO and Chairman at IFF, commented: “David is a welcome addition to our Board. His extensive knowledge managing a global innovation-based company will complement the talent and leadership we currently have among our directors and help guide our progress as we execute our Vision 2020 business.”