Sensient CFO to retire

Special to The Freeman

August 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Sensient Technologies Corp. said Monday that senior vice president and chief financial officer Dick Hobbs will retire in February 2015.

According to a statement, the company has named current senior vice president of administration Stephen Rolfs to replace him. Hobbs, who has been the CFO since 2000, joined the company in 1973.

“Dick has been instrumental to the success of Sensient,” said Paul Manning, president and chief executive officer of Sensient Technologies. “The company would not be where it is today without Dick’s financial and strategic leadership.”

Rolfs was chosen to take Hobbs’ position due to his strong leadership skills, financial experience and an extensive knowledge of the company’s business, according to Sensient.

Milwaukee-based Sensient makes colors, flavors and fragrances for a variety of industries.