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Key Executives


Key Executives

Joe Raimondo

Artiste principal Joe Raimondo represents an impressive list of unique ingredients from around the globe. He has established relationships globally, working with partner companies who stand ready to make key resources available: labs, R&D departments, perfumers and flavorists working with him to meet his clients exacting expectations, always exceeding the most demanding regulatory requirements, and the growing needs for complete transparency. Joe brings deep experience and expertise to his work; constantly evolving and striving to deliver the best ingredients in the world, helping his clients create products that are iconic and extremely successful in their markets.

Tracy Hennig

Tracy is the dynamic force behind planning, managing and directing all of Artiste’s daily operations. She exemplifies the Artiste “client-first” philosophy, delivering top-line services, including product documentation, traceability, sample submission, special client requests, regulatory needs and special global requirements. Tracy manages all supplier and client relations, coordinating clients’ special needs with suppliers’ ingredient specifications and deadlines. Previously, Tracy was Artiste’s Director of Customer Service and has been an integral part of the team for more than eleven years. Tracy has a degree in visual communications and is a member of Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC).

Ken Caylor

Ken comes to Artiste with tremendous expertise, including a degree in biochemistry and experience in directing U.S. sales for a fast-paced systems company. Working closely with the President, he is involved in all aspects of Artiste’s product lines with a specific and unique focus on healthy, natural and functional ingredients as well as wellness categories in all vertical markets. This is a growing segment of Artiste’s business portfolio and Ken’s attention to critical detail and experience in biochemistry gives him a distinct advantage in accessing new ingredients and working with customers’ R&D and formulator teams to help guide development of new applications to bring products to market with the most important and highest-performing ingredients..