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Givaudan SA, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fragrance and flavor products to the food, beverage, consumer goods, and fragrance companies. The company operates in two divisions, Flavours and Fragrances. The Flavours division offers a range of flavors for use in beverages, savory, snacks, sweet goods, dairy products, food service, and health and wellness products. This division markets its products under the TasteEssentials, TasteSolutions, ByNature, and PureDelivery brands. The Fragrances division provides fragrance ingredients; fine fragrances; and fragrances for use in fabric and personal care, household and air care, skin and hair care, and oral care products. The company supplies cosmetic solutions and develops active ingredients derived from vegetable sources, microorganisms, and microalgae. It operates in Switzerland, Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. Givaudan SA was founded in 1796 and is headquartered in Vernier, Switzerland.

9,560 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/18/14
Founded in 1796

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Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.2.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Givaudan SA Announces Sales Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 2014; Reiterates Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Givaudan S.A. announced sales results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales climbed by 2.6% to CHF 1.1 billion (USD 1.1 billion/EUR 908 million). For the nine months, the company reported sales stood flat at CHF 3.3 billion, but climbed by 4.5% on like-for-like basis. The company`s fragrance division booked sales of CHF 1.5 billion, an increase of 4.8% on a like-for-like basis and of 0.5% in Swiss francs, while sales in the flavour division decreased by 0.8% in Swiss francs to CHF 1.7 billion. The company reiterated its full-year guidance for organic growth in the range of 4.5% to 5.5%.

Givaudan SA Presents at UBS Best of Switzerland Conference, Sep-18-2014 11:00 AM

Givaudan SA Presents at UBS Best of Switzerland Conference, Sep-18-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: Wolfsberg Conference Center, Ermatingen, Switzerland. Speakers: Gilles Andrier, Chief Executive Officer, Peter Wullschleger, Head IR.

Givaudan Reports Group Earnings Results for the First Half Ended June 30, 2014

Givaudan reported group earnings results for the first half ended June 30, 2014. For the first half year 2014, The EBITDA improved by 10.5% to CHF 562 million, resulting in an improved EBITDA margin of 25.6%. The free cash flow was 8.1% of sales compared to 9.3% of sales in 2013. Group sales rose like-for-like 4.5%, totaling CHF 2.2 billion. The net income before tax was CHF 376 million against CHF 328 million in 2013. The increase was mainly driven by the significantly improved EBITDA, including the one-off gain and by the lower financial expenses. The net income increased to CHF 305 million or 13.9% of sales. This represents an increase of 12.6% year-on-year. The basic earnings per share increased to CHF 33.13 against CHF 29.61 one year ago. The company generated a free cash flow of CHF 178 million or 8.1% of sales, compared to CHF 207 million or 9.3% of sales in 2013. The operating cash flow was CHF 280 million compared to CHF 299 million in 2013. At June 30, 2014 the net debt was CHF 1.1 million.


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