IFF announced that Nicolas Mirzayantz, president of IFF’s Nourish division, will leave the company following a successful 34+ year tenure, effective Dec. 31, 2022. Upon his departure, IFF CEO Frank Clyburn will lead IFF’s current Nourish division until a replacement is named.

Mirzayantz had a career in which he served in critical leadership roles across the organization. He first joined IFF’s Creative Center in Paris in 1988, and later served as regional manager of North America and divisional CEO of Scent, where he transformed IFF’s Scent division into a global leader. During his tenure, he led the division through a series of mergers and acquisitions that resulted in expanded, differentiated offerings for IFF’s customers. 

Most recently, as president of IFF’s Nourish division, he served a critical role in overseeing IFF’s transformational integration with DuPont’s Nutrition and Biosciences enterprise and capitalized on the Company’s opportunities across the entire food and beverage industry. In addition, Mirzayantz has been a champion of sustainability, setting the foundation for the company’s industry-leading ESG+ initiatives.