Fragrance Creators Presents 2022 Impacts for Business and Consumers at First In-Person Annual Meeting in Two Years

The meeting theme “Foresight” symbolized the association’s unique predictive capabilities, empowering its members with market and public policy insights, and resulting in a myriad of critical accomplishments.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Fragrance Creators Association (Fragrance Creators) celebrated a myriad of results the organization has delivered to businesses and consumers at its 2022 annual meeting held today. today in Morristown, New Jersey. Association leaders confirmed the effectiveness of Fragrance Creators’ strategic overhaul in 2016, which focused on strengthening and modernizing its regulatory science capability while building trust and appreciation for fragrance and the wellness benefits it provides to billions of consumers every day. The association’s monitoring, analytics, and custom models and trackers are key to providing members with the insights and tools they need to stay ahead. This Foresight is crucial in Fragrance Creators’ ability to be the recognized leader representing fragrance manufacturers and other players in the value chain.

Key achievements for 2022 include:

  • Provide members with access to key government officials from the White House, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and Congress;

  • Successfully lead and influence critical fragrance-related legislative issues, including ensuring that proposals are based on sound science and safeguard industry competition and innovation;

  • Encourage stewardship principles across the industry that promote responsible industry growth; and

  • Provide members with unique and meaningful predictive intelligence and personalized compliance support tools.

Work on these priorities will continue into 2023. During the public session of the meeting, former Senator Byron Dorgan and Dan Renberg of ArentFox Schiff LLP recapped the 2022 U.S. midterm elections and provided insight of the political landscape of 2023, including the impact on major fragrance makers. ‘, such as the modernization of cosmetics and trade policy.

In addition, participants were briefed on the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) and the essentiality of fragrance. Technical experts from the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), Procter & Gamble and Estee Lauder provided attendees with background information and an update on the profound impact of the CSS proposal.

In another session, executives from Arylessence, Procter & Gamble and the Estee Lauder companies explored why humans have always relied on fragrances and what makes fragrance an essential part of everyday life. They highlighted Fragrance Creators’ recent study in this area and future plans to continue work in this important area to educate consumers.

Fragrance Creators was pleased to announce its leadership in 2023 – with Cynthia Reichard, Executive Vice President of Arylessence, and Dr. Robert Weinstein, CEO of Robertet USA, continuing to co-chair the organization. During the meeting, Fragrance Creators members voted to confirm the composition of the 2023 Board of Directors and welcomed Kevin Whelan from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., Ken McAlister from The Lebermuth Company, Inc. and Jacqueline Liou from LVMH as new board members. .

Reichard noted, “Representing the industry as a whole is a profound responsibility, one that I know our members will honor by supporting science-based regulation and smart policies that allow all good businesses to thrive and thrive.” offering more to people, perfume and the planet. “

“Leadership matters, and it is an honor to preside over a values-driven organization, values ​​that harness the power of foresight and will continue to prevail as we work toward a better future,” Weinstein said.

“This is the most important moment in history for many professional associations, including ours. I am privileged to work with such a committed leadership to ensure that fragrance designers remain a powerful forum for CEOs. company – the responsible stewards of the fragrance industry – to forge innovative solutions made possible by working collectively in a pre-market environment,” said Farah K. Ahmed, President and CEO, Fragrance Creators. look forward to working with all of our members, putting science and industry stewardship at the forefront, to meet our future opportunities and challenges.”


Fragrance Creators Association is the trade association representing the majority of fragrance manufacturing in North America. We also represent fragrance-related interests throughout the value chain. The more than 60 member companies of Fragrance Creators are diverse, including large, medium and small companies that create, manufacture and use fragrances and fragrances for home care, personal care, home design, fragrances industrial and institutional purposes and products. Additionally, our members include companies that supply fragrance ingredients, including natural extracts and other raw materials used in perfumery and fragrance blends. Fragrance Creators created and administers the Congressional Fragrance Caucus, ensuring ongoing dialogue with members of Congress and staff. We are an active participant in IFRA and have a designated representative on the IFRA Board of Directors to ensure that members of the association are represented in global discussions and that the North American perspective is considered in global positions and policies on fragrances. Fragrance Creators also produces The Fragrance Conservatory, the comprehensive digital resource for high-quality fragrance information— Learn more about our work for people, fragrance and the planet at

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