Age 63. Appointed a Director in 2010.
Until 2009, he was chairman and chief executive officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF). Prior to joining IFF in 2006, Robert spent over 25 years at International Paper Company in a succession of roles culminating in his appointment as president and member of the board. He was also a director of Wyeth, the US pharmaceutical and healthcare company, until its acquisition by Pfizer in October 2009. A US national, he currently serves as an executive-in-residence at Columbia Business School.
- Audit Committee
- Nomination Committee
- Business Practices Committee