Hervé Fretay


Global Director of Naturals and Ingredients Marketing

Hervé Fretay has obtained a engineer degree in chemistry from ENSCP (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris) completed by a cursus in Business to Business Marketing at IMD Lausanne.

Hervé has started his career at Unichema / Uniqema with several roles in sales and an assignment as Global Marketing Manager Lubricants for 4 years in the Netherlands specialising in biodegradable and environmentally friendly Lubricants.

Hervé then joined the Fragrance division of Quest International in Paris in 1999 now part of Givaudan where he had several business roles in Fragrance Ingredients, Key Account management and Active Cosmetic Ingredients. He is currently Global Director of Naturals for the Fragrance Division of Givaudan in charge of the Natural Palette and overall Natural strategy including Innovation and Sourcing for Shared Value projects.

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