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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 flavours and tastes for products in confectionary, baked goods, sugar confectionary, chocolates, and chewing gums; beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit juices, and instant beverages; and dairy products, including ice creams and yogurts, desserts, and yellow fats, as well as savory products, such as ready made meals, snacks, soups and sauces, and meat and poultry products. The Fragrances division provides fragrance and cosmetic 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.

9,704 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/30/15
Founded in 1796

givaudan-reg (GIVN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.1.8M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

givaudan-reg (GIVN) Key Developments

Givaudan Proposes Cash Dividend for the Year 2014

The Board of Directors Givaudan will propose to the shareholders at the AGM another increase of the cash dividend to CHF 50 from CHF 47 for the year 2013. This is an increase of 6.4%.

Givaudan Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Givaudan reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. The company has reported that income attributable to equity holders of the parent for the year ended December 31, 2014 was CHF 563 million, or CHF 60.35 per diluted share, compared to CHF 490 million, or CHF 52.83 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2013. The company's 2014 net profit rose by 14.9% as both its fragrances and flavors divisions posted higher revenues. The net profit increase was driven by an improved operating performance and stable costs. Sales for the year ended December 31, 2014 were CHF 4.4 billion, compared to CHF 4.37 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013. Gross profit for the year ended December 31, 2014 was CHF 2.03 billion, compared to CHF 1.95 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013. Operating income for the year ended December 31, 2014 was CHF 760 million, compared to CHF 693 million for the year ended December 31, 2013. Income before taxes for the year ended December 31, 2014 were CHF 677 million, compared to CHF 580 million for the year ended December 31, 2013. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose by 8.6% in 2014 to CHF 1.05 billion. Operating profit climbed by 9.6% to CHF 760 million. The company announced sales in 2015 will not grow as fast as expected. The company expects sales to increase by around 3.7% in 2015 as well.

Givaudan SA to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Jan 29, 2015

Givaudan SA announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on Jan 29, 2015


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