Paul Manning joined Sensient in June 2009 as General Manager, Food Colors North America. His responsibility expanded to include all of Latin and South America. He also assumed responsibility for pharmaceutical, industrial colors and inkjet colors. He was elected to the position of President, Color Group in July 2010. In October 2012, he was elected to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. He was also elected to the Board of Directors. In February 2014, Paul was elected as Chief Executive Officer of Sensient Technologies Corporation.

Prior to joining Sensient, Paul Manning was employed by the Fluke Corporation (Danaher) in mergers and acquisitions integration management and at McMaster-Carr Supply Company in various supply chain management and project management roles. He has also served as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer.

Paul Manning holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Amy M. Agallar joined Sensient in January 2019 as Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to joining Sensient, she served in various financial, accounting, and managerial roles with Modine Manufacturing Company, including Director – Business Development CIS, and Director – Global Treasury Operations.

Ms. Agallar received her bachelor’s degree in finance and MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside.


Michael Geraghty joined Sensient as General Manager, Food Colors USA, in April 2011. He was elected to the position of President, Colors Group, in October 2012.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Geraghty founded Ready Solutions Incorporated and managed it for seven years. He also has held managerial positions in GE Plastics and Calgon Corporation.

Mr. Geraghty holds a bachelor of chemical engineering degree from Villanova University and an MBA from Jacksonville University.


Thierry Hoang joined Sensient in 2009 and has previously served as a General Manager, Business Unit Manager, and Sales Account Manager for Sensient Cosmetics in France and Asia Pacific. He was elected to the position of Vice President, Asia Pacific Group in June 2018.

Prior to joining Sensient, Mr. Hoang worked as an Assistant Product Manager at Mayoly Spindler.

Mr. Hoang received his master’s degree in biochemistry from Paris-Sud University and his master’s degree in sales and marketing from Paris Dauphine University.


Amy Schmidt Jones joined Sensient in April 2018 as Vice President, Human Resources and Senior Counsel. Prior to joining Sensient, she was a partner of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and chaired the firm’s Labor & Employment Relations Practice Group.

Ms. Jones received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Government and Psychology from Georgetown University. She received her juris doctor, magna cum laude, from the New York University School of Law.

John Manning joined Sensient in January 2013 as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

Prior to joining Sensient, John Manning was Deputy Criminal Chief for the United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Wisconsin. He previously served as a line Assistant United States Attorney in Milwaukee and Washington, D.C., and tried more than 40 criminal cases to verdict. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, John Manning was a litigation associate with Collier, Shannon, Rill & Scott in Washington, D.C.

John Manning received his bachelor’s degree, with distinction, in history from Stanford University. He received his juris doctor, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center. Before attending law school, John Manning served for four years as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy.

E. Craig Mitchell joined Sensient in September 2018 as President, Flavors and Extracts Group. Prior to joining Sensient, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sekisui Specialty Chemicals America, LLC, as Vice President of Sales, Americas of Celanese Corporation, and in various other leadership and managerial roles with Ashland Inc., Celanese Corporation, and Nalco Chemical Company (now known as Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company).

Mr. Mitchell received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Southern Alabama.

Stephen Rolfs joined Sensient in 1997 as Manager, Corporate Development. Mr. Rolfs has served in several Executive Officer positions in the areas of Corporate Development, Administration, Accounting and Treasury. Mr. Rolfs served as Sensient’s Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2001 to 2010. In February of 2015, Mr. Rolfs was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining Sensient, Mr. Rolfs was employed by Brown-Forman Corporation, a beverage and consumer products company, as a financial analyst and as Assistant Vice President. From 1986 to 1991 he worked as a CPA for the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

Mr. Rolfs holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Mr. Tornehl joined Sensient in 2008 as Director of Finance. In November 2018, he was elected to the position of Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

Prior to joining Sensient, Mr. Tornehl worked as an accountant at Ernst & Young for four years and then in various finance positions within Strong Capital Management and Jefferson Wells.

Mr. Tornehl is a Certified Public Accountant. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Boston College.