Comax Flavors Announces Tom Sutherland as Vice President of New Business Development

Comax Flavors, a world leader in proprietary technology of flavors and aroma components, announces the hiring of Tom Sutherland, a veteran in the flavor industry with more than 15 years of business development experience, as Comax’s new Vice President of New Business Development.

His experience at Haarmann & Reimer included five years in territorial sales, selling flavors to all segments of the food and beverage industry, and four years of direct flavor sales and marketing responsibilities for the company’s Alcoholic Beverage segments.

Previously, as the Business Development Manager for Symrise’s Beverage Unit, Mr. Sutherland was responsible for implementing the unit’s strategic plan to meet growth, sales, and PBIT objectives. Earlier, as Director of Symrise’s Beverage Business Unit, he was responsible for the overall growth and day-to-day operations of its North American Beverage Unit. In that capacity he developed and executed all the tactics of the business plan, including financial tracking, gross profit analysis, pricing/contracts, new business planning, and business opportunity targeting and sales effectiveness.

Founded in 1977, Comax is a major innovator in flavor technology by 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 puts 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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