Symrise Names Larry Garro VP Supply Chain Flavors & Nutrition N.A.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Garro as Vice President, Supply Chain for the Food and Nutrition Division in North America,” reported Dr. Matthias Guentert, President of the Division.

In his new position, Mr. Garro reports to Dr. Guentert and will assume overall responsibility for all the Food and Nutrition manufacturing facilities in the United States. He will oversee production, material and production planning, logistics, customer care and demand planning. In addition, Mr. Garro is a member of the Division’s Core Leadership Team.

Larry Garro has been associated with Symrise for the past 32 years. Before assuming his present role, he was Senior Director, Operations. Prior to that position, he was Director of Manufacturing. His wife, Deborah Garro, has also been an employee at Symrise for the past 32 years. Since 1997, Mr. Garro has been a member of APICS, The Association for Operations Management that fosters Advancing Productivity, Innovation and Competitive Success.

In making the announcement Dr. Guentert said, “Larry Garro has been making significant contributions to our company for more than three decades. His knowledge and experience in meeting customer requirements and in addressing manufacturing challenges and advancing our supply chain to the next level are real assets as he assumes this leadership position. It pleases me to wish Larry continuing success at Symrise.”

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings and raw materials and active ingredients for the perfume, cosmetics and food industry.
Its sales of €1.27 billion in 2007 place the company among the top four in the international flavors and fragrances market. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, Symrise is represented in more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America.
With more than 40 first patent applications per year, Symrise is one of the most innovative manufacturers on the market. Used by manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics and foods, our products are an inseparable part of daily life. At Symrise we combine an awareness of consumer trends with cutting-edge technologies, focusing on innovative fashion and lifestyle products that have additional practical value for the consumer. Symrise – always inspiring more…

Contact: Emmanuel Laroche, Symrise, Tel: 201-462-2389 or Email: [email protected]

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