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Ana Paula Mendonça appointed President of IFF's Scent Division

Ana Paula Mendonça has been appointed President of the Scent division of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF). She will take up her new position on April 1. Simon Herriott, current President of Health & Biosciences and Scent, will continue to head IFF's Health and Biosciences business unit.

IFF's Scent division includes Fine Fragrances, Consumer Fragrances and Fragrance Ingredients. Based in New York, Ana Paula Mendonça will remain a member of the IFF management team. 

Since joining IFF in Brazil in 1996, Ana Paula Mendonça has held positions of increasing responsibility within Scent, including President of Fragrance Ingredients and Regional General Manager for North America Consumer Fragrances. Her experience spans category management in fine fragrances, home, fabrics and beauty, as well as global marketing, creative design and product innovation. 

Ana Paula Mendonça had held the position of SVP Commercial Excellence at IFF since December 2022, leading the company's global key account initiative, including IFF's Sales Excellence program, business analytics and digital activation.

Ana Paula Mendonça holds a master's degree in Business Agility Program and Leadership Excellence Through Awareness and Practice from Insead, and a degree in business management from UAM in Sao Paulo. An active member of IFF's Global Inclusion Committee, she is also the recipient of the Nancy Poulos Leadership Award 2023 from Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce. 

Photo taken from IFF's Linkedin page.

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