Bell Flavors Makes Two New Hires

Derek Rankin

Derek Rankin

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Bell Flavors and Fragrances is proud to announce new hires at its Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, underlining the company’s commitment to grow its global flavor and fragrance business.

Derek Rankin was appointed Savory Flavor Chemist. He will concentrate on the long term development for the savory division to make sure Bell has the solutions available that customers are looking for. Derek previously worked at Flavor Dynamics, Inc. where he was a flavor chemist in basic formulation and savory product development. He graduated from Centenary College with a B.S. in General Biology.

Maryann Esposito was recently appointed Fragrance Evaluation Director. She will help establish an Evaluation Department to aid Bell in growth of fragrance business. Maryann previously worked at Mane, Belmay and Symrise as Vice President of Creative Fragrance Development

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