Comax Flavors Announces the Hiring of Dr. John L. Cavallo As Its New President

(July 28, 2008, Melville, NY) Comax Flavors, a world leader in proprietary technology of flavors and aroma components, announces the hiring of Dr. John L. Cavallo, formerly the Senior Vice President of Symrise’s Global Beverage Business Unit, as the new President of Comax.

As the senior member of the Global Flavor Leadership Team, Dr. Cavallo played a major role in the successful IPO of Symrise in 2006. He managed Symrise’s global beverage business — the largest segment of the Symrise Group and developed and implemented a successful operating plan that increased shareholder value.

A former Vice President and a former Director of Marketing at Haarmann & Reimer, Dr. Cavallo is a member of The American Chemical Society, the Institute of Food Technologists, and the Flavor Extract Manufacturers Association.

He received his Ph.D (physical chemistry), MS (chemistry), MA, and BS from the City University of New York, and his MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.

Founded in 1977, Comax is a major innovator in flavor technology using vertical integration to effectively manage the critical steps in the flavor creation process. From its considerable investment in R&D, to its specialized extraction processes, to its advanced manufacturing capabilities, Comax is uniquely equipped to put its customers at the forefront of flavor by offering them a wide variety of good-tasting, cost-effective flavor solutions that also meet consumers’ growing demand for nutritious products.

For more information, contact Comax Flavors, 130 Baylis Road, Melville, NY 11747. Phone: 631-249-0505. Website:

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