Mr. Tough is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF). Mr. Tough joined the IFF Board in 2008 and served as its non-Executive Chairman from October 2009 until he became Chief Executive Officer of the Company in March 2010. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ansell Limited from 2004 until March 2010. Prior to joining Ansell, Mr. Tough held a number of positions with Procter & Gamble Company for 12 years, as well as a variety of executive positions with Cadbury Schweppes Plc (Cadbury), including serving as Chief Executive Officer of Dr Pepper / 7UP, Cadbury’s largest unit.
Mr. Tough is a graduate of the University of Kentucky (B.B.A.) and an M.B.A. graduate of the University of Western Ontario.
Mr. Tough provides the Board with extensive experience with multi-brand international companies, including a food and beverage company. Additionally, he brings business experience as a CEO.