Firmenich has appointed Jerry Vittoria as Head of Fine Fragrance worldwide, in replacement of Olivier de Lisle, who is retiring following 7 years with Firmenich. Most recently, Jerry Vittoria was President Fine Fragrance North America. Firmenich highlights he has been working closely with Oliver de Lisle to ensure a smooth transition of activities.
Jerry Vittoria joined Firmenich in London in 1990 as Account Director before becoming General Manager for Fragrances in the United Kingdom. Jerry Vittoria moved to the United States in 2001 where he took on roles of increasing responsibility with Firmenich, culminating in President Fine Fragrance North America in 2010, based in the group’s New York office.
Jerry Vittoria chairs the Board of the North American Fragrance Foundation as well as the Industry Advisory Board of the FIT Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Master’s Program. He is also an Associate Board Member of The Personal Care Products Council.
Jerry Vittoria holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Politics, from Yale University and completed INSEAD’s International Executive program. An American national, he was born in Rome, Italy and will be relocating from Manhattan to Paris.