Personnel

  • MGP Ingredients: Mary Kay OConnor

    December 9, 2005
    MGP Ingredients: Mary Kay O’Connor has joined the firm as general manager of the company’s personal care ingredients and biopolymer businesses.…


  • 'LOral: Jean-Paul Agon

    December 9, 2005
    'L’Oréal: Jean-Paul Agon will succeed chairman and CEO Lindsay Owens-Jones in the role of CEO next year. Laurent Attala will succeed Agon as president and CEO of L'Oréal USA on July 1. Marc Menesguen has been named as successor to…


  • Maybelline: Sara Younger

    December 9, 2005
    Maybelline: Sara Younger was appointed director of public relations for Maybelline New York. In her new role, she will be responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of public relations programs for the entire Maybelline New Yor…


  • Frutarom: Ariel Calmanovici

    December 9, 2005
    Frutarom: Ariel Calmanovici was appointed chief financial officer. Karla Markwardt was named west coast sales executive.…


  • Playtex Products, Inc.Ronald B. Gordon

    December 9, 2005
    Playtex Products, Inc.Ronald B. Gordon has been appointed to the Playtex board of directors. He most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Nice-Pak Products, Inc.…


  • Este Lauder: Andrea Robinson

    December 9, 2005
    Esteé Lauder: Andrea Robinson was appointed to the newly created position of chief marketing officer. She will lead global marketing for the Lauder brand skincare, makeup and fragrance worldwide.…


  • Yankee Candle Co.: Bruce H. Besanko

    December 9, 2005
    Yankee Candle Co.: Former Best Buy finance executive Bruce H. Besanko has been tapped as CFO and senior vice president of finance to replace Robert R. Spellman, who has retired. Vijay Vishwanath has been appointed to the company's board of directors.…


  • Murad Inc.: Cheryl Forberg

    December 9, 2005
    Murad Inc.: Cheryl Forberg, RD, author of Stop the Clock! Cooking, has joined the company as anti-aging dietitian. She will provide anti-aging nutrition strategies complete with shopping lists and recipes.…


  • Century Cosmetics: Desiree Calderone

    December 9, 2005
    Century Cosmetics: Desiree Calderone has joined the company as clinical esthetician, focusing on medical grade treatments and skin care solutions.…


  • Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.: Marta Le Fave

    December 9, 2005
    Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.: The company has announced several appointments. Marta Le Fave was named account executive for fragrance sales on the East coast. Ms. Le Fave has more than 26 years of industry experience. Kara Engel was appointe…


  • L'Oral: Guillaume de Lesquen

    December 9, 2005
    L'Oréal: Guillaume de Lesquen was named managing director of Biotherm, L’Oréal’s high-end skin care and makeup brand. Mr. De Lesquen succeeds Hervé Navellou, who was named managing director for L’Oréal&rs…


  • Aloecorp: Walt C. Jones, Sr.

    December 9, 2005
    Aloecorp: Walt C. Jones, Sr. was appointed vice president of sales and marketing. In this newly-created role, Mr. Jones is responsible for all of Aloecorp’s sales and marketing efforts, pursuing new revenue streams and spearheading the developm…


  • Nu Skin: Jeff Smith

    December 9, 2005
    Nu Skin: Jeff Smith was named director, new market development. Mr. Smith has been with the company for seven years, most recently in the new market development group.…


  • DArcy Laboratories: Deborah Griffith

    December 9, 2005
    D’Arcy Laboratories: Deborah Griffith was named director of sales and marketing. She has more than 16 years of agency and consumer products marketing and brand management experience. The company also appointed Amy Nathan manager of public rela…


  • Hill Top Research: Joel Ivers

    December 9, 2005
    Hill Top Research: Joel Ivers has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Mr. Ivers is responsible for all Hill Top business units as well as the core operational services of business development, recruiti…