Firmenich inaugurates regional HQ, R&D centre at Dubai Science Park
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately owned perfume and taste company, inaugurated its new regional hub today at Dubai Science Park. The inauguration was attended by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and Chairman of Dubai Holding, and Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Minister of Finance of Switzerland.
Speaking at the inauguration, Sheikh Ahmed stated, “Guided by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the emirate has created a highly growth friendly environment that has attracted leading global, regional and local companies as well as promising entrepreneurs to create an ecosystem that drives sustainable development.”
Through the opening of this new center, the company will be able to enhance the science and innovation capabilities of Firmenich and will be able to serve customers in more than 60 Middle Eastern and African countries. Furthermore, the centre is also home to a state-of-the-art research and science facility.