Benedicte Bron, associate vice president of creative
fragrance for Beauty Avenues, named 2010 Women
in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce Open Dinner
Arlene Kobos named vice president, sales, flavor and
nutrition division, Symrise.
Cheryl Hendershot appointed national
account executive, Alpha Aromatics
Michael Klamm named director of
marketing and sales at LyondellBasell
Flavors & Fragrances (Jacksonville, Florida).
Jim Goodwin, previously president of product
development at Bacardi Martini and active member
of the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association
and Institute of Food Technologists, has passed away.
In a letter, Jon Grey, senior vice president, global
operations group at Bacardi Ltd., detailed Goodwin’s
career contributions during his 23 years with Bacardi.
These included participation in the creation of
Bacardi Breezer, Bacardi Limón and the technology
development for Oxley Gin.
In his note, Grey says, “Jim was the consummate
perfectionist, and devoted to details. His efforts and
leadership led to more than one-hundred-fifty new
product launches. Jim’s leadership and vision was
instrumental in creating the infrastructure and teams for
new product development within the company, as well
as creating superb laboratory and pilot plant facilities.
“Jim to the end was a Southern gentleman and an
exemplary promoter of the values Bacardi employees
live by every day.”
Personal condolences may be sent to Takashi
Nakamura, Bacardi Martini Product Development,
12200 North Main St., Jacksonville, FL, 32218-3819.
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