Perfumer Olivier Polge has won the 2009 International Fragrance Prize / Prix International du Parfum (formerly the Prix François Coty). The prize is awarded for artistic achievements in the field of perfumery. (via cosmeticnews)
Past winners (the prize was created in 2000) include Dominique Ropion (2008), Christine Nagel (2007), Lorenzo Villoresi (2006), Sophie Labbe (2005), Jacques Cavallier (2004), Alberto Morillas (2003), Maurice Roucel (2002), Francis Kurkdjian (2001) and Jean Guichard (2000).
See also: the Fragrance Awards page.