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Monte Henige

Chief Executive Officer and Owner

Tru Fragrance LLC

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Tru Fragrance LLC

7725 S Quincy Street

Willowbrook, Illinois,60527

United States

Company Description

Tru Fragrance creates custom fragrances and scented brand extensions in the bath, body and skincare categories for niche and specialty retailers worldwide. Formerly Romane Fragrances, the company brings more than 42 years of experience to the fragrance develop...more

Background Information

Employment History

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Chicago Stock Exchange


President

O'Connor Specialists


Owner

Fuller Road Investments


Affiliations

Novaspect , Inc.

Board Member


myFootpath LLC

Board Member


Education

Bachelor of Business Administration degree

University of Notre Dame


Master of Business Management degree

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University


Ph.D

Education


Web References(50 Total References)


Culture - TruFragrance

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Monte Henige
CEO, Owner Driven by the passion to create and grow brands and the desire to be in an exciting consumer-driven business, Monte purchased Tru Fragrance (then Romane) in 2006. With its 40+ year history and sterling reputation for customer service, Monte saw the opportunity to create an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship. In addition to his role as CEO of Tru, Monte 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.


myFootpath Corporate Information

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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.


2014 Torchlight Prize Winners

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Tru Fragrance CEO, Monte Henige, left, plants a lavender plant at the Tru Fragrance Tru Blooms Chicago event in Grant Park, where the city has come together to fulfill a mission of sustainability, urban beautification and job creation by planting flowers specifically for the development of perfume. (Ross Dettman/AP Images for Tru Fragrance)
Tru Fragrance CEO, Monte Henige, left, plants a lavender plant at the Tru Fragrance Tru Blooms Chicago event in Grant Park, where the city has come together to fulfill a mission of sustainability, urban beautification and job creation by planting flowers specifically for the development of perfume. (Ross Dettman/AP Images for Tru Fragrance)


Industry News | perfume.org

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Monte Henige of Tru Fragrance noted that the city list could expand.
"We've gotten inquiries from other cities," he said to WWD.


Tru Fragrance Management Team Bios - Private Brand Fragrance Development Company Led by CEO Monte Henige

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Monte Henige, Principal / Chief Executive Officer
Driven by the passion to create and grow brands and the internal desire to be in an exciting consumer business, Monte purchased Tru Fragrance (then Romane) in 2006. With its 40-year-old history in the fragrance business and sterling reputation for customer service, Monte saw the opportunity to create an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship. Today the company has over 80 brands in the marketplace and serves retailers in over 8,000 outlets nationwide. In addition to his role as CEO of Tru, Monte has been an investor, strategic advisor, board member and principal in several business enterprises across a broadspectrum of products and services for more than a decade. Monte's growth philosophy is both profound and simple at the same time: build extraordinary product, always be a partner, not an agent, in any business relationship and be transparent and forthcoming around both the pathway of success and the sometimes daunting challenges in bringing the right product to market on trend and on time. His daily mantra is succinct, "We keep our promises and create value for ourpartners." Prior to joining Tru Fragrance, Monte established himself in the financial industry working at Deloitte as an auditor and management consultant and then as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Chicago Stock Exchange. He later served as President of O'Connor Specialists, a proprietary option-trading firm operating on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Currently, Monte serves on the Board of Directors of Novaspect, a company that provides engineering solutions, control systems, and related technologies across numerous industries. He also serves on the board of MyFootpath, a company that helps students at colleges connect by matching goals, interest and needs with educational opportunities. Monte earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame (Go Irish!) and his Master of Business Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (Go Cats!).


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