Perfumer Beatrice Piquet passed away earlier this month after a long illness. She was 46 years old, and started working at International Flavors & Fragrances at the age of 17. In 2008, she was promoted to Senior Perfumer at IFF.
Among her many creations: Banana Republic Jade for women, Burberry The Beat, Bvlgari Rose Essentielle, David Beckham Instinct, Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme, Salvatore Ferragamo Incanto Charms, Salvatore Ferragamo Incanto Heaven. (via osmoz, 1000fragrances, additional information via gcimagazine)