Monte Henige serves as the Chief Executive Officer and majority owner of Tru Fragrances, LLC, a fragrance development company headquartered in Willowbrook, IL. Tru Fragrance designs, produces and distributes fragrance products under the Tru label (formerly Romane Fragrances, LLC), licensing agreements and for private label brands for over 70 product lines sold in national and international retailers including department stores, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers and independent boutiques.
In his role as CEO, Henige works with an executive leadership team, fragrance experts and a seasoned sales force to create a variety of personal fragrances including perfumes, cologne, and body products as well as environmental fragrances including candles, room sprays and diffusers for teens, men and women.
Since acquiring Romane
in 2006, Monte
is responsible for leading the company's growth by extending the product lines at existing customers while also adding new customers, new channels, investing in new brands and acquiring companies which strategically fit into the company's portfolio.
In addition to his role as CEO of Tru Fragrance and his Board role with myFootpath, Henige has been an investor, strategic advisor, board member and principal in several business enterprises across a broad spectrum of products and services for more than a decade.
Currently, Henige serves on the Board of Directors of Novaspect, Inc., a company that provides engineering solutions, control systems, valves, related technologies and expertise across numerous industries.
Henige earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.