PISCATAWAY, NJ, July 30, 2012 – Robertet Flavors has appointed John Simons to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting to Neil Callahan, Senior Vice President. Bringing over thirty years of experience in the flavor industry, Mr. Simons will lead the commercial operations for all sales and marketing functions at Robertet Flavors.
“John spent the early years of his career at Robertet, and we are delighted to welcome him back to the Robertet team,” said Peter Lombardo, President of Robertet Flavors. “We’re looking to leverage John’s strong leadership and flavor industry expertise to grow Robertet’s market share in a very challenging environment.”
The Robertet Group is a major supplier of flavors, fragrances and raw materials worldwide. Established in Grasse, France in 1850, Robertet is one of the top ten companies in the flavor and fragrance industry and a leading manufacturer of natural, high quality essential oils, extracts and isolates. Robertet Flavors, Inc., the group’s US flavor division, operates a state-of-the-art R&D center and compounding facility in central New Jersey. Robertet Flavors provides exceptional flavor compounds, technical expertise, and flavor application solutions to food and beverage processors, continuing a long tradition of industry innovation and leadership.