Givaudan

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Givaudan is a company engaged in the manufacturing of flavours, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients. It operates through two divisions: Fragrance and Flavour. The Fragrance division provides fragrance ingredients and active beauty products for use in fabric and personal care, skin and hair care, household, and oral care products. The Flavour division offers flavours and tastes for confectionery, beverages, and dairy products.

TypePublic
Founded1895
HQVernier, CH
Websitegivaudan.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)16,842(+5%)
Job Openings263
Revenue (FY, 2021)CHF6.7 B(+6%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)CHF3.3 K
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Givaudan

Gilles Andrier

Gilles Andrier

CEO
Tom Hallam

Tom Hallam

CFO
Willem Mutsaerts

Willem Mutsaerts

Head of Global Procurement & Sustainability
Calvin Grieder

Calvin Grieder

Chairman
Ingrid Deltenre

Ingrid Deltenre

Director
Werner Bauer

Werner Bauer

Vice-Chairman
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Givaudan Office Locations

Givaudan has offices in Vernier, Dübendorf, East Hanover, Florence and in 39 other locations
Vernier, CH (HQ)
Chemin de la Parfumerie
Dübendorf, CH
Neugutstrasse 46
Hydra, DZ
16035، Métro d'Alger
Buenos Aires, AR
Ruta 9 Panamericana, Km 36.5 Partido Malvinas Argentinas
Preston, AU
11A, Ground Floor/215 Bell St
Wien, AT
Vienna Twin Tower
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Givaudan Financials and Metrics

Givaudan Revenue

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Givaudan's revenue was reported to be CHF6.68 b in FY, 2021
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2022)

3.7b

Gross profit (H1, 2022)

1.7b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2022), %

45.5%

Net income (H1, 2022)

440.0m

EBITDA (H1, 2022)

818.0m

EBIT (H1, 2022)

631.0m

Market capitalization (3-Aug-2022)

30.6b

Closing stock price (3-Aug-2022)

3.3k

Cash (30-Jun-2022)

310.0m

EV

35.8b
Givaudan's current market capitalization is CHF30.6 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

5.5b6.2b6.3b6.7b

Cost of goods sold

(3.0b)(3.3b)(3.3b)(3.4b)

Gross profit

2.6b2.9b3.1b3.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%47%49%49%
Half Year
CHFH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Revenue

3.1b3.2b3.4b3.7b

Cost of goods sold

(1.7b)(1.7b)(1.7b)(2.0b)

Gross profit

1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%48%50%45%
Annual
CHFFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

423.0m452.0m411.0m273.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.4b1.4b1.5b

Prepaid Expenses

94.0m85.0m116.0m122.0m

Inventories

1.1b1.1b1.2b1.4b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Cash

239.0m432.0m306.0m310.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.7b

Prepaid Expenses

118.0m101.0m126.0m172.0m

Inventories

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.6b
Annual
CHFFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

663.0m702.0m743.0m821.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

252.0m354.0m388.0m390.0m

Inventories

(9.0m)(28.0m)(68.0m)(165.0m)

Accounts Payable

(11.0m)108.0m27.0m167.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Net Income

380.0m413.0m481.0m440.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

168.0m191.0m196.0m185.0m

Inventories

(180.0m)(184.0m)(162.0m)(191.0m)

Accounts Payable

131.0m100.0m74.0m(7.0m)
CHFFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

406.5k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Givaudan Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Manufacturing Facilities

466473

Manufacturing Facilities (Asia Pacific)

1319

Manufacturing Facilities (EMEA)

1832

Patents Issued

3.6 k3.6 k

Givaudan Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Ungerer & CompanyNovember 08, 2019
Drom FragrancesJuly 24, 2019
Golden FrogMay 20, 2019
Albert Vieille SASMay 06, 2019
AMSilk - cosmetics businessApril 30, 2019
NaturexSeptember 19, 2018
Expressions Parfumees SASDecember 18, 2017
Centroflora Group - Nutrition DivisionSeptember 20, 2017
Vika BVSeptember 01, 2017
Active InternationalJanuary 17, 2017
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Givaudan Revenue Breakdown

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Givaudan revenue breakdown by business segment: 46.2% from FRAGRANCES and 53.8% from FLAVOURS

Givaudan revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.3% from ALL OF NORTH AMERICA, 25.2% from ASIA - PACIFIC, 27.6% from EUROPE, 10.8% from ALL OF LATIN AMERICA, 7.8% from AFRICA, MIDDLE-EAST and 1.2% from Other

Givaudan Cybersecurity Score

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79/100

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Givaudan Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Givaudan Online and Social Media Presence

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Givaudan News and Updates

USD 9.33 billion growth in Flavors And Fragrances Market | Evolving Opportunities with DuPont de Nemours Inc., Firmenich SA, Givaudan SA, Kerry Group Plc, McCormick and Company Inc. | Technavio

NEW YORK, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The flavors and fragrances market potential growth difference will be USD 9.33 billion from 2020 to 2025, as per the latest market analysis report by Technavio. The report also predicts the market to witness an accelerating growth momentum at a CAGR...

Specialty Food Ingredients Market Top Players Study Analysis | Cargill Incorporated, ADM, DuPont, Ingredion, Kerry Group, DSM, Givaudan & others - MDC Research

Latest Technological Developments and New Product Launches are identified as a Key Business Growth Strategies of Top Market Players Latest Technological Developments and New Product Launches are identified as a Key Business Growth Strategies of Top Market Players

Manus Bio and Givaudan achieve key milestones in sustainable ingredient development; launch planned for November

The two companies strengthen collaboration for development of additional new products through Manus Bio’s BioAssemblyLine™ Cell Factory engineering platform The two companies strengthen collaboration for development of additional new products through Manus Bio’s BioAssemblyLine™ Cell Factory enginee…

Givaudan signs JV with India’s Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited

Fragrance creation company Givaudan has signed a joint venture agreement with India-based Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited to strengthen its production capabilities for its global speciality fragrance ingredients.

Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited and Givaudan SA to form JV for Aroma Chemicals

Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited (PSCL) - India's largest manufacturer and exporter of Aroma chemicals and Givaudan SA, the Global leader in fragrance creation, has signed a joint venture agreement to set up a new greenfield production facility which will be built in Mahad, where Privi's main manu…

Givaudan invests in series A fundraising for incubator Next Beauty China

Fragrance and beauty company Givaudan has invested in the series A funding round of Next Beauty, an incubator for emerging fragrance and beauty brands looking to grow in China.
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Givaudan Blogs

Invitation to the 2022 half year results

Invitation to the 2022 half year results jeanine.teelin… Wed, 15/06/2022 - 08:52 Related Navigation Links Media releases Corporate publications Corporate presentations Givaudan will announce its 2022 half year …

Expertise from our plant-based professionals

Expertise from our plant-based professionals jeanine.teelin… Mon, 23/05/2022 - 14:58 From inspired chefs to expert scientists, the people make all the difference at Givaudan. How can our people support you and your product development? Meet some of our Plant Attitude experts from arou…

2022 Annual investor conference

2022 Annual investor conference jeanine.teelin… Wed, 20/04/2022 - 11:17 Focus on Latin America market The market in Latin America was the focus for the latest annual Givaudan conference for investors, held virtually on 12 April with over 100 online attendees. CEO …

2021 UK Pay Gap Report

2021 UK Pay Gap Report jeanine.teelin… Mon, 04/04/2022 - 16:32 Administrative title Media | Corporate publications | Other publications | 2022 | 2021 UK Pay Gap Report Category 2021 2022 Show on…

Givaudan UK Pension Plan Implementation Statement

Givaudan UK Pension Plan Implementation Statement jeanine.teelin… Thu, 31/03/2022 - 09:00 Administrative title Media | Corporate publications | Other publications | 2022 | Givaudan UK Pension Plan Implementation Statement Category 20…

2022 ESG and Givaudan

2022 ESG and Givaudan jeanine.teelin… Wed, 23/03/2022 - 16:41 Administrative title Media | Corporate publications | Sustainability publications | 2022 | 2022 ESG and Givaudan Category 2022 March 2022 …
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Givaudan Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Givaudan founded?

    Givaudan was founded in 1895.

  • Who are Givaudan key executives?

    Givaudan's key executives are Gilles Andrier, Tom Hallam and Willem Mutsaerts.

  • How many employees does Givaudan have?

    Givaudan has 16,842 employees.

  • What is Givaudan revenue?

    Latest Givaudan annual revenue is CHF6.7 b.

  • What is Givaudan revenue per employee?

    Latest Givaudan revenue per employee is CHF396.9 k.

  • Who are Givaudan competitors?

    Competitors of Givaudan include Keva, International Flavors & Fragrances and Takasago International.

  • Where is Givaudan headquarters?

    Givaudan headquarters is located at Chemin de la Parfumerie, Vernier.

  • Where are Givaudan offices?

    Givaudan has offices in Vernier, Dübendorf, East Hanover, Florence and in 39 other locations.

  • How many offices does Givaudan have?

    Givaudan has 43 offices.