Dr Roger N. PENN
As the Director of the MANE Group Business Unit - Tobacco, Dr Roger N. Penn has
many years of experience, both in the Tobacco Industry itself (BAT, UK) and within
the world-wide Flavour Industry - previously having worked for Unilever (UK),
Firmenich (Switzerland / USA), IFF (USA) and now for MANE in France.
By profession a Chemist, but also holding advanced degrees in Medicinal Chemistry
and Toxicology, he has assisted in many International Scientific / Technological
congresses and conferences, related to both the Tobacco and Flavour Industries.
Dr Penn is the sole author of many major articles that have appeared in the
International Press, as well as a formative Chapter on the general background and
practices of Tobacco Flavouring.
Dr Penn is frequently travelling to meet customer R&D, Regulatory, Marketing and
Production groups, all over the world, to assist them in their new development
programmes. He organises, as well, personalised product knowledge seminars on
customer sites. The portfolio of serviced customers covers all major multinational
Tobacco manufacturers and most National companies, worldwide.
Currently Dr Penn directs a Group of 24 people, who constitute the Business Unit -
Tobacco, world-wide. The unit operates out of 5 laboratories / creative centres,
Brazil, China, France, Mexico and USA, and are all dedicated to the creation and
application of Tobacco flavours.