Cosmetics & Personal Care

International fragrance house drom appoints new Vice President

Jim Krivda has joined drom’s creative team as Vice President, Senior Perfumer, based out of drom’s fragrance design studio in New York City. The strategic growth of the local team of perfumers will further contribute to the revamped US strategy of the international fragrance house.

Under the new leadership of Bertrand Lemont, drom’s U.S. operations have been going through a renewal process for several months, driving its business with the mid-size domestic brands. “Jim is a great fit for drom. He shares our philosophy of unlimited creativity and collective success, which enables us to service our clients with customized and innovative fragrances,” says Lemont. “We are very happy to welcome him to our perfumery team in the US”

Krivda joins drom from Mane and brings 33 years of cross-category industry experience in fine fragrance, personal care and air care. He started his career at Firmenich, training under the tutelage of French Master Perfumers Elie Roger and Harry Fremont. Krivda has also spent time at Fragrance Resources (acquired by IFF) and Givaudan. He holds a BS in Chemistry and a MS in Management.