Martina became President of IFRA in June 2016. She has a passion for bringing together science and society, drawing from her multinational and multicultural experiences working across the chemical, agricultural, biotech, food, health
Martina has been educated at Louisiana State University, US; the Universities of Trier, Germany; the University of London,
She began her career at Monsanto and worked at Dow as Vice-President for EU Government Affairs & Public Policy and global advocacy lead for chemicals and health.
Until she joined IFRA, she was Vice-Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Environment and Energy Commission and Chair of ICC’s Green Economy Task Force. She also was a business delegate to inter-governmental bodies such as the OECD and served on several boards.
Hans Holger is the Chairman of the IFRA Board. He took up the role on 1 April 2020.
A German national, Hans Holger Gliewe has worked in the fragrance and flavor industries for forty years. He first joined Haarmann & Reimer GmbH, which later became part of Symrise, in 1980.
After holding several regional and global management positions he was appointed as a member of Symrise’s Global Executive Boards in 2009 as President of the Flavor & Nutrition Division. He later became Chief Sustainability Officer, based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Hans Holger was Chairman of the International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) from 2014 to 2016.
Vice-President, Scientific Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Director
Senior Toxicology Associate
Events and Communications Manager
Budget and HR Manager
Executive Assistant to the President
Regional Director, IFRA APAC
Regional Director ad interim, IFRA Europe
Regional Issues Manager, IFRA Europe
Maria Eugênia Saldanha
Regional Director, IFRA LATAM
Regional Issues Manager, IFRA LATAM