Decernis Continues to Expand Position as the Leading Provider of Product Safety

Washington, D.C., 28 August 2018 – Decernis LLC (, the leading provider of technology and content solutions for product compliance, safety, and risk management announced today that Dr. Robert Fellous joined the company as Senior Director Scientific Affairs. In this role, Dr. Fellous will lead the company’s development in the Health & Beauty and Home & Personal Care product industries. In addition, he will support flavor and fragrance and ingredient companies that are suppliers to these industries. Finally, as a seasoned toxicologist, he will be applying his experience in expanding our capabilities in safety assessments services and tools and to develop proactive risk analysis approaches to meet emerging market requirements.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Fellous joining our leadership team at Decernis.” stated Andrew (Pat) Waldo, CEO. “He brings renowned and international industry leading regulatory and safety expertise to reinforce Decernis in meeting our clients’ demands to fulfill regulatory and safety market and consumer requirements.

Prior to joining Decernis, Dr. Fellous spent six years at Intertek in a role leading the global business line for healthcare and beauty products. During this time, Dr. Fellous launched Regulatory and Safety consulting teams, managed Clinical and Analytical Testing Services, and more. Before that, Robert spent 6 years as Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs for the Scent and Care Division of Symrise. He furthermore held various senior roles with International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), L’Oreal, and Medibridge. Dr. Fellous has held a number of eminent industry positions, such as the Chair of the EFFA REACh Task Force and Fragrance Expert Committee and the COLIPA-AISE-EFFA Joint Perfumery Steering & Safety Group.

Dr. Fellous received his PhD in Pharmacology from Université Paris Descartes before attending the University of California, Berkeley where he gained a post-doctoral fellowship in biochemistry and molecular biology. Dr. Fellous also holds an INSEAD MBA.

“Decernis is well-positioned to extend key solutions and tools to the health, beauty, and personal care product industries.” Stated Dr. Fellous. “I have dedicated a significant amount of my time working with these industries and in my new role I will be well-positioned to help them meet their fast-emerging consumer and market requirements.”


About Decernis

Decernis LLC delivers global solutions for product compliance, safety, and risk management through smart technology, Intelligent Systems Technology, Big Data Analytics, and global expertise.  Our horizon scanning, enterprise solutions, supply chain management and experts in global food, consumer, and industrial product safety support our clients in meeting complex market demands and key decisions. Decernis tracks regulatory developments in more than two hundred countries on a day-by-day basis.


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