Symrise Adds Technical Director, Micro Protection for EAME


Symrise has appointed Bernd Heinken to the newly created position of technical director, micro protection for the Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) region.

In his new role, Heinken will be tasked with strengthening the cosmetic ingredients division in scent & care. He possesses several years of research and development experience; he has previously worked at Schülke & Mayr GmbH and Schülke & Mayr. At the latter organization, held the position of international market manager for the technical biocide business and led the technical support department “special additives.”

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“Bernd Heinken is bringing many years of expertise and experience,” said Daniel Ibarra, Ph.D, vice president for the EAME region in the cosmetics ingredients division. “We are pleased to have gained him for this important new position.”

Ravi Pillai, vice president, micro protection in cosmetic ingredients added: “With Bernd, we can further strengthen our presence in the cosmetic raw materials market. Our goal is to be the most important partner for our customers when choosing safe, effective and consumer-friendly anti-microbial ingredients and to provide them with the right raw materials. This is in line with our growth strategy for the important area of classic and alternative preservation.”

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