Jean Amic, the person behind Poison and Opium, dies aged 87

Jean Amic; former CEO of Givaudan and co-creator of basic equivalent to Rive Gauche, Loulou, Opium and Poison; handed away on April, twenty sixth in Grasse, France on the age of 87.

Born in Paris in 1935, Amic was the son of Louis Amic, who’s credited with being one of many first to develop perfumes for style designers and performed a big position in establishing the Superb Fragrances trade as we all know it in the present day.

After finishing his research in arithmetic on the Massachusetts Institute of Know-how in the USA, Amic joined the household enterprise, Roure, in 1962. He served as the top of the corporate’s administration in New York and later turned the corporate’s head.

Underneath his management, Roure turned a significant participant within the perfume trade and was later merged with Givaudan in 1991.

Following the merger, Amic was appointed CEO of the brand new entity, Givaudan-Roure, till 2000 when Givaudan turned a public firm. He continued to serve on the board of administrators till 2002.

“Jean and I’ve collaborated for a few years. He guided me and initiated me within the fundamentals of this magic trade. I had stored a really shut relationship with him till in the present day, and he continued to encourage me, all the time extra at trying on the future than the previous.,” mentioned Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan mentioned in a press release, final week.