Thrive : What advice would you give your younger self? 

“Be very clear about what you actually stand for and be vocal about it!”


  • Mieke Van de Capelle

    Chief Human Resources Officer


    Mieke Van de Capelle joined Firmenich as Chief Human Resources Officer in June 2016. She is responsible for leading the Global HR, Sustainability, and Corporate Communications functions, setting the strategy and winning culture for Firmenich as the most responsible family business in the Fragrance and Taste industry worldwide. With more than 20 years of broad consumer goods experience, Mieke has worked and lived across Europe, the US and Asia. A Belgian national, she holds a Master’s Degree in International Communication Strategy from the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France as well as a Master’s Degree in Philology from Ghent University.