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Bob Weinstein | President of Robertet USA

Interviewed by Pierre Trippitelli

We welcome Bob Weinstein, President at Robertet for a raw conversation on the turning points in his life that got him to where he is now and what drives him to keep going.


Bob Weinstein joined Robertet US as President & CEO in September 2012. Robertet is one of the world’s largest Flavor and Fragrance companies and the world’s leader in natural products. Its global span positions Robertet as a major player in all aspects of the F&F industry which now also encompasses active natural ingredients.

Dr. Weinstein started his career in 1987 in the Flavor and Fragrance industry at Firmenich S.A., in Geneva, Switzerland in process research for flavor and fragrance materials.  After various positions Dr. Weinstein joined the Corporate Management Board of Firmenich S.A. as President of the Global Ingredients Division and the Global Supply Chain Division.

Born in Brooklyn NY, Dr. Weinstein received his B. A. in Chemistry from Kalamazoo College.  He went on to MIT where he earned his PhD. in Inorganic Chemistry. His doctoral work was in the area of organic synthesis using main group organometallics with Prof. Dietmar Seyferth.

Bob has also been active on industry association Boards as Director for the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) and presently as Chairman of the International Fragrance Association of North America (IFRANA). Bob is passionate about providing ‘moments of delight’ to consumers’ worldwide.

We hope you enjoy our raw conversation with Bob. Editing and sound mixing of this episode was done by Clara Ernoult.