Givaudan has announced the appointment of Louie D’Amico as president of the Flavor Division and a member of the Executive Committee.
Louie D’Amico will succeed Mauricio Graber, currently president of the Flavor Division, who will leave the company to become CEO at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company.
Louie D’Amico, currently head of Flavors Americas, will work closely with Mauricio Graber to ensure a smooth transition over the coming months. The changes to the Givaudan Executive Committee will be effective April 1.
Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, said: “Louie D’Amico brings a true passion for customers, a deep understanding of consumer trends and markets, as well as strong people management skills to this role. He will continue to expand our global market leadership and evolve our flavor solutions to the needs of a fast changing food and beverage market.”
Louie D’Amico joined Givaudan in 1989 as a key account manager with Tastemaker. During his 28-year career, he held various senior leadership positions as head of the North America Sweet Goods business unit and later the North America Savory business unit. In 2010, he relocated back to the USA as head of Flavors Americas. Louie D’Amico has a BSc in chemistry from Michigan State University.