Ms. Mekanik is a Senior Account Executive in IFF's New York City creative center. In this role, she is responsible for strategic sales development, customer service and day-to-day operations for Elizabeth Arden brands, collaborating with Perfumery, Evaluation and Marketing in IFF’s New York and Paris creative centers.
Earlier, Ms. Mekanik was a Senior Fragrance Development Manager working with perfumers to create scents for such brands as Red Door, White Diamonds, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Ms. Mekanik holds a Master of Arts degree in Applied Linguistics and International Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics, both from Universite de Nanterre in Paris, and is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Persian. She was a finalist for the Fashion Group International 2007 Rising Star Awards.