The Fragrance Foundation has named Linda G. Levy President, effective September
5, 2017. Levy has played an integral part in the Foundation’s organization and
currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors. She recently worked with the
Foundation on the innovative consumer Scent Event.
« We are delighted to appoint Linda Levy as the new President of The Fragrance
Foundation,” said Jerry Vittoria, Chairman of the Foundation and President of Fine
Fragrance, Worldwide, Firmenich, Inc. “She is a well-respected industry executive
who has diverse marketing and retail experience and is truly passionate about
fragrance. We look forward to collaborating with Linda as we continue to uphold the
Foundation’s mission. Education, Innovation, Appreciation.”
“I am honored to be the next President of The Fragrance Foundation,” said Levy. “The
Fragrance Foundation is the nucleus of our community. I look forward to plotting a
strategic course and continuing to elevate our presence in our industry and with
In her current role, Levy serves as the Omni Group Vice President, Divisional
Merchandise Manager for Fragrances at Macy’s Inc. Levy is responsible for all
aspects of the business in all Macy’s stores and on macys.com.
Levy joined Macy’s East in 2007 and has held various roles including Group Vice
President/ Divisional Merchandise Manager for Cosmetics, Vice President of
Marketing for Cosmetics and Fragrances and Vice President, Marketing
Effectiveness and Direct Mail.
Prior to Macy’s, Linda held senior level management positions in the cosmetics and
fragrance industry for nearly 20 years on the vendor side. Her career has included
leadership roles both on a global and national level at some of the most prominent
brands in the industry, including L’Oréal’s Lancôme USA, The Estée Lauder
Companies and Wella/Procter & Gamble. Additionally, she has consulted at several
companies including Shiseido and Coty.
Linda lives in New York City with her husband and is an active participant in the
New York City arts scene and in various non-profit organizations.