Emmanuel Butstraen

Chief Integration Officer at dsm-firmenich

Emmanuel is appointed as the new president of Perfumery & Beauty business. He joined Firmenich as President of Taste & Beyond in 2018 and drove the business’s transformation to becoming the global innovation partner of choice to the food and beverage industry, leading growth across the Group’s three segments: Beverages, Sweet Goods, and Savory. Creating winning solutions for customers with a focus on enhanced well-being, he put Firmenich’s expertise to work making healthier choices taste great, from sugar and salt reduction to plant proteins, clean label offerings, and functional nutrition solutions. Prior to joining Firmenich, Emmanuel was President of Solvay’s Novecare global business unit, preceded by 17 years with BASF, where he served as Strategy Senior VP of the Agricultural Products division. Emmanuel graduated as an Agricultural Engineer and obtained an MBA, both from the University of Lille, France.


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  • Chief Integration Officer

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