Jim Krivda 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 revamp strategy of  drom U.S.

“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, specially the mid-size domestic brands,” says Bertrand Lemont. “We are very happy to welcome him to our perfumery team in the US.”

Krivda joins drom coming 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 with French Master Perfumers Elie Roger and Harry Fremont. Krivda has also spent time at Fragrance Resources (acquired by IFF) and Givaudan.