Press Release

Announcement of François Jancloes and Vicki Barboiu

March 1st, 2024

New appointments of Parand Salmassinia, President of Personal Care dsm-firmenich have recently been announced; François Jancloes, Head of Personal Care EMEA and Vicki Barboiu, Head of Personal Care NA.

François brings 26 years of broad business and management experience spanning across global accounts like P&G and Unilever as well as regional and local clients and distributors, Perfumery Strategy Planning including M&As and hands-on integration with MG and Agilex associated companies. Throughout his career, François has been recognized for consistently delivering value, identifying new business opportunities, leading and executing successful strategic plans with a customer-centric mindset as well as energizing teams and growing future talents. In line with the new P&B Convergence Strategy, his ability to build bridges between organizations will be a key asset to leverage synergies between Perfumery and Personal Care. In addition, François will join the managing board of MG and continue supporting MG’s stellar growth. He will also lead Agilex SAP and full eco-system integration with the support of a seasoned team until March 2025. He is also a proud member of the Board of MG International in Perfumery & Beauty at dsm-firmenich.

Vicki became part of dsm-firmenich in 2015, starting as a Regional Commercial Manager and Sales Manager for Personal Care NA. Transitioning to HNH in March 2019, Vicki has held various leadership roles within the region. She holds an MBA from Penn State University. She is back to the Personal Care team to foster collaboration as we continue to bring innovative and market-driven solutions to the region.

We look forward to this new chapter of both François and Vicki’s professional journeys to help bring progress to life to our Personal Care business! ​

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About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.