Industry News


  • C.P. Hall Company: John J. Paro

    C.P. Hall Company: John J. Paro has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. He formerly served as executive vice president and has been with the company for 18 years.…
    11.11.05

  • Interpolymer: James Coletta Jr.

    Interpolymer: James Coletta Jr. has been appointed chief operating officer, Americas. Jeff Palumbo was named plant manager of the Canton, MA facility. John Dieselman was named marketing manager.…
    11.11.05

  • George Little Management: Elizabeth Murphy

    George Little Management: Elizabeth Murphy has been promoted to show manager of Extracts.…
    11.11.05

  • Caschem: Christine Southway

    Caschem: Christine Southway was promoted to business manager, personal care group. She has served as manager of customer service and technical sales representative since 1986. John Hannon was named technical manager for personal care, responsible for…
    11.11.05

  • Blyth: Bruce G. Craig

    Blyth: Bruce G. Craig was named senior vice president and president, wholesale home fragrance group, overseeing Blyth’s premium and mass channel candle and home fragrance business and the Sterno Group. He formerly served as president, global se…
    11.11.05

  • Este Lauder: William P. Lauder

    Estée Lauder: Effective Jan. 1, William P. Lauder will be chief operating officer. Mr. Lauder joined the company in 1986 and most recently served as group president, Clinique, Origins and online. Philip Shearer will be promoted to group presid…
    11.11.05

  • Tubed Products: Jerry Ruud

    Tubed Products: Jerry Ruud has been named sales director for the Eastern region. He previously served as national sales manager for Wiko-USA.…
    11.11.05

  • Wacker Chemical: M. Elaine Boyd

    Wacker Chemical: M. Elaine Boyd has been named to the new position of vice president, performance and advanced materials. She is responsible for leading the international business, R&D, supply chain and sales and marking functions for the busines…
    11.11.05

  • Nova Chemicals: Martin Pugh

    Nova Chemicals: Martin Pugh has been named vice president and managing director, Europe, responsible for growth of the European olefins/polyolefins and styrenics businesses. He formerly served as managing director of Elementis’ rubber division.…
    11.11.05

  • Sun Chemical: Wes Lucas

    Sun Chemical: President and chief executive officer Wes Lucas is succeeding Edward E. Barr as chairman. Mr. Barr will retire as chairman in January and will continue to serve as senior director, Kodak Polychrome Graphics.…
    11.11.05

  • CFC International: Mark Lamb

    CFC International: Mark Lamb has been named vice president, global marketing, responsible for new product launches, market development and strategic planning. He previously served as general manager, CFC-Northern Bank Note Co.…
    11.11.05

  • Norman, Fox & Co.: Richard Cleek

    Norman, Fox & Co.: Richard Cleek has been appointed vice president, sales and marketing. He formerly served as president of George Mann & Co.…
    11.11.05

  • Q Research Solutions: Beth Prevost

    Q Research Solutions: Beth Prevost has been named senior account executive, consumer product research division. She previously served as director of consumer and product research at Firmenich. Brendan Sammon has been appointed senior account executiv…
    11.11.05

  • Revlon: Pamela Vaile

    Revlon: Pamela Vaile has been named senior vice president, global product development, and will lead the product development group and be responsible for developing U.S. and global cosmetics, skin care and fragrance brands for Revlon, Almay and portf…
    11.11.05

  • Zirh Skin Nutrition: Suzanne Fedorczyk

    Zirh Skin Nutrition: Suzanne Fedorczyk has been named national vice president of sales, responsible for overseeing Zirh’s domestic retail development and managing nationwide store-level execution. Ms. Fedorczyk previously served as Eastern sale…
    11.11.05

  • John Paul Mitchell Systems: Judy Froehlich

    John Paul Mitchell Systems: Judy Froehlich has been named regional manager, responsible for acting as a liaison between three distributors and salons. Ms. Froehlich most recently served with CB Sullivan, a JPMS distributor. Rachel Rosenman has been n…
    11.11.05

  • Body Blue is Geared Up For a Rapid Expansion

    With new lines in operation and new lab- oratories in place, contract packaging and private label manufacturer Body Blue, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, is well-positioned to meet the needs of the personal care industry, according to company executiv…
    11.11.05

  • RBS To Represent Aloecorp in California

    Aloecorp, Broomfield, CO, and Real Business Solutions Inc. (RBS), have formed a strategic sales alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, RBS will represent Aloecorp in the California market. RBS will sell Aloecorp’s aloe vera raw materia…
    11.11.05

  • Chemir/Polytech Changes Name To Chemir Analytical Services

    St. Louis, MO-based Chemir/Polytech changed its name to Chemir Analytical Services, effective Sept. 1. Chemir executives said the new name reflects a 300% sales growth since 1996, as well as increased state-of-the-art instrumentation and an expan…
    11.11.05

  • STR Acquires Shuster Labs

    Shuster Laboratories, Canton, MA, was acquired by Specialized Technology Resources (STR), Enfield, CT. Shuster was previously owned by Hauser Inc., Long Beach, CA and Longmont, CO. Shuster Laboratories will continue operations under its own name as a…
    11.11.05