Prior to joining Bell, Zavala worked as a general manager and commercial director for over a decade. He joined bell two years ago as business development director in charge of Bell’s Commercial and Technical Center in Mexico City. He has over 30 years of experience in the flavor and fragrance industry, said the company, and his background consists of technical expertise as a biochemical engineer, flavorist, and technical director.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances has manufacturing in six countries, research and development in ten countries and sales offices in 40 countries. In Latin America, the company has locations in both Mexico and Brazil, and does business across Latin America and the Caribbean.
The company, which was founded in 1912by William M. Bell, is headquartered in Illinois and offers flavors, fragrances, and botanical extracts to functional food formulators, cosmetic, personal care and household care manufacturers.