Darci Ferrer and Malory Todd join the Fragrance Creators Association

By Deanna Utroske

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The industry trade association announced two new hires recently. Ferrer is the trade association’s new Director of Regulatory Science and Todd is now Manager of Meetings and Membership.

The Arlington, Virginia – based Fragrance Creators Association is a non-profit industry trade organization with member companies in personal care and fine fragrance but also home care as well as industrial and intuitional manufacturing.

The association’s stated mission is “To serve as the voice of the fragrance industry through meaningful advocacy, education, and member support,” ​according to fragrancecreators.org​.

Darci Ferrer is now the Fragrance Creators Association’s Director of Regulatory Science

Darci Ferrer’s focus at the Fragrance Creators Association will be science policy and regulatory affairs.

“We are relentless when it comes to understanding the facts and regulations, uncompromising when it comes to the science, and committed to communicating effectively for all audiences,”​ Farah Ahmed, President and CEO of the Fragrance Creators Association tells the press.

“Darci's tenacity, experience, and personality—along with her passion for the industry,” ​says Ahmed, “make her the right person to lead that effort.”

Ferrer takes on her new role as Director of Regulatory Science for the association with degrees in both Biology and Environmental Science and Policy, and years of experience in environmental science management and regulatory work behind her.

As a media release announcing her as Director of Regulatory Science states, “Ferrer brings nearly a decade of experience in the consumer product industry. She joins the Fragrance Creators Association from the science and engineering firm, Exponent, where she was a regulatory scientist. She previously held several positions within the American Cleaning Institute. Her responsibilities included research and outreach on the safety of cleaning products and their ingredients.”

Malory Todd is now the Fragrance Creators Association’s Manager of Meetings and Membership

As the association’s new Manager of Meeting and Membership, Malory Todd is responsible for member relations as well as meeting and events programing.

“Malory’s skill and passion for service will help mobilize Fragrance Creators’ commitment to supporting our member companies,”​ says Ahmed, in a statement on the association’s website, adding that “Her fierce organizational and listening skills are of paramount importance as we prioritize helping our members focus on mitigating the current public health crisis.”

Todd holds degrees in African & Afro-American Studies and Modern European History. And her work experience comprises 5+ years in a member services role at The Monitoring Association, events leadership at the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America organization as well as work with the US Census Bureau.



Deanna Utroske is a leading voice in the cosmetics and personal care industry​ as well as in the indie beauty movement. As Editor of CosmeticsDesign.com, she writes daily news about the business of beauty in the Americas region and regularly produces video interviews with cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, and packaging experts as well as with indie brand founders.

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