Dr. Xi will share his time between Comax’s corporate headquarters in the U.S. and Shanghai Comax Flavors Co., Ltd. in China where he will be the company’s general manager.
"We're thrilled to have Eric join Comax’s team. Eric’s impressive background, industry insight and global experience will be an invaluable asset to our company and will be instrumental in the continued global growth of Comax Flavors. Comax has always focused on bringing new concepts to its customers through innovation, but this is the first time that we have a senior-level position devoted to innovation," stated Catherine Armstrong, vice president of corporate communications for Comax Flavors.
Dr. Xi joins Comax Flavors with 18 years of experience at Ottens Flavors where he most recently served as the managing director of Ottens’ Asia Regional Branch Office in Singapore. He held a number of R&D positions in management, flavor development, technology and analytics within the company.