Helen began her career as a Chemical
Engineer, specializing in synthesis of Fine Organics. Her entry in the
wonderful world of fragrance began at a boutique fragrance house in
Brooklyn, NY, Elias Fragrances.
Doing synthesis of novel aroma
chemicals for in-house use piqued her interest in perfumery. And very
soon she got immersed into other aspects the company – quality control
and troubleshooting, regulatory compliance and creating accords.
She joined Colgate Palmolive Company
in 1983. It was her responsibility to ensure that fragrances used by
Colgate pass quality control around the world. She developed and trained
people in Colgate’s subsidiaries in the field of odor evaluation. As a
Global Fragrance Leader responsible for Colgate’s Personal Care
products, Helen developed and implemented fragrance strategy that gave
Colgate brands quality fragrances at cost efficient prices.
In 1998 Helen joined IFF to direct
the Consumer Products Perfumery Team. After several successful years at
IFF Ms. Feygin joined Symrise to lead Perfumery, Evaluation, Marketing
and Consumer Research Teams as Vice President of Consumer Products
Today Helen Feygin is the founder and
principal of Intuiscent, the company which specializes in development of
winning fragrances for products worldwide.
Helen is a member of CEW and is very
active in Industry Events. Her Global experiences have given her global
fragrance knowledge and have resulted in many business and personal
relationships around the world.