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Sabrya Meflah: "My office is a true palace of the senses"


AN HOUR IN THE OFFICE OF - Every Monday, a manager opens his door to the "Figaro." This week the boss in France of IFF.

A quiet little street in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris - the only cars parked are Smarts or Minis.

It leads to a huge glass building, stuck to a listed park, with its Fermob-style outdoor furniture.

The interior, the French headquarters of the American giant International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), is just as peaceful as the neighborhood.

The carpet is thick.

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While waiting to be received by Sabrya Meflah, president of IFF in France, Jean-Christophe, a perfumer, welcomes us to his office.

If the common imagination may suggest that this job is practiced in a laboratory, with big glasses and a white chemist's coat, it is not so.

A perfumer's office is very conformist with his computer, his files and his printer.

One detail, just one, recalls the occupation of the occupant: hundreds of vials clutter the office.

Jean-Christophe has created with his assistant dozens of perfumes that embody the universe and the values…

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Source: lefigaro

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