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Stephen A. Block

Chairman of the Board
Research and Development
United States of America


  Mr. Block has served as a member of the Senomyx Board of Directors since March 2005. Mr. Block served as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. (IFF), a leading creator, manufacturer and seller of flavors and fragrances, from January 1993 until his retirement in December 2003. He was named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IFF in February 2000. During his eleven years at IFF he also led the company’s Regulatory Affairs department. Prior to 1993, Mr. Block held various management positions with GAF Corporation, a company specializing in specialty chemicals and building materials, and Celanese Corporation, a company specializing in synthetic fibers, chemicals and plastics. Mr. Block currently serves as an industry consultant and as a member of the Executive Committee, Westlake/Santa Barbara Network, of the Tech Coast Angels, a leading angel investing group. Mr. Block is also a director of ChromaDex Corporation, a reference standards and ingredient supply company, and of several privately held companies. Mr. Block received his B.A. cum laude in Russian Studies from Yale University and his law degree from the Harvard Law School.

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