Master Perfumer James Krivda is an American-born Perfumer with an impressive client roster that includes Estee Lauder, Revlon, Shiseido, L’Oreal, Ralph Lauren, and Coty. Previously a Vice President and Senior Perfumer at Drom, Givaudan and Mane, James began his fragrance career more than 3 decades ago, studying perfumery under French Master Perfumer Elie Roger at Firmenich.
James has worked on a broad spectrum of products from air care to personal care to fine fragrance throughout his career with clients that include Avon, Coty, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, Unilever, and Ralph Lauren. As a Founding Partner and Executive Director of IPG, James looks forward to innovating, teaching, guiding and empowering new talents to celebrate the artistry of perfumery, along with related technology and science.
Krivda serves as the Secretary of the American Society of Perfumers and has been on the board since 2001. He is also a Member and the Founding Secretary of Société Internationale des Perfumer-Creators (SIPC).