U.S.educated fragrance and flavor professional, having worked for Firmenich, Symrise, IFF and Takasago in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the U.S. and China in country management, creative management, key account management.Independent consultant with Axian Partners, dividing my time between Asia and Europe.
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It is surprising to read that some people would never purchase an Avon fragrance! Somehow this judgment appears to ignore the fact that the same fragrance houses and star perfumers who create for Estee Lauder, LVMH, Puig, etc. also work on Avon briefs and supply the Avon juices. If one does not like the Avon brand, fair enough, but Avon definitely delivers "bang for the buck" as they do not use inferior blends/ingredients. In fact, Avon are incredibly demanding about fragrance quality