Personnel

  • Rex Corporation: Tom Gillis

    November 22, 2005
    Rex Corporation: Tom Gillis was appointed plant engineer. Mr. Gillis hails from Avery Dennison Corp.…


  • TRI-K Industries: Penny Antonopoulos

    November 22, 2005
    TRI-K Industries: Penny Antonopoulos was promoted to the new post of senior marketing manager. She formerly served as marketing manager. Sumit Tripathi was promoted from marketing analyst to product manager.…


  • The Soap and Detergent Association: Mark Leonard

    November 22, 2005
    The Soap and Detergent Association: Newly elected board directors include Mark Leonard, vice president, care chemicals, Cognis Corporation; Pam Butcher, vice president, specialty chemicals, The Dow Chemical Company and Dimitri Panayotopoulos, group p…


  • Lipo Chemicals: John Vidalis

    November 22, 2005
    Lipo Chemicals: John Vidalis was named vice president of operations. Mr. Vidalis brings 20 years of operational, supply chain and business development experience to the position.…


  • Elementis plc: Keith Hopkins

    November 22, 2005
    Elementis plc: Keith Hopkins was elected to the board of directors. Following the retirement of chairman Jonathan Fry in October, Mr. Hopkins will assume the role of chairman. He formerly served with Croda Inter-national. He also serves on the boards…


  • Invista Specialty Intermediates: Nadine deVries

    November 22, 2005
    Invista Specialty Intermediates: Nadine deVries was named business director, responsible for the North American DBE business. She joined DuPont in 1992. Melinda Burn, Ph.D, was promoted to product and marketing manager after joining DuPont in 1993. M…


  • Colgate-Palmolive: Ian Cook

    November 22, 2005
    Colgate-Palmolive: Ian Cook was named chief operating officer and will be responsible for all Colgate’s businesses, except Latin America and Hill’s. Mr. Cook has served with Colgate for 27 years in marketing, general management and senior…


  • Church & Dwight: James Craigie

    November 22, 2005
    Church & Dwight: James Craigie was named chief executive officer, succeeding Robert Davies, who remains chairman. Mr. Craigie formerly served as CEO of Spalding Sports Worldwide. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Craigie served as executive vice pre…


  • Del Laboratories: William McMenemy

    November 22, 2005
    Del Laboratories: Following the acquisition of Del by DLI Holding Corp. later this year, Dan K. Wassong will retire. William McMenemy, currently executive vice president of marketing at Del will become president and chief executive officer. Charles J…


  • Yankee Candle: Gail M. Flood

    November 22, 2005
    Yankee Candle: Gail M. Flood, senior vice president of retail, will resign after a brief transition period. Ms. Flood joined Yankee Candle in 1982, and was named to her current position in 1998.…


  • Ecolab: Douglas M. Baker

    November 22, 2005
    Ecolab: Douglas M. Baker was appointed chief executive officer. Mr. Baker, formerly president, chief operating officer and board member, joined Ecolab in 1989 as marketing director in the institutional division. He replaces Allan L. Schuman, who rema…


  • Playtex: Michael Gallagher

    November 22, 2005
    Playtex: Michael Gallagher will retire as chief executive officer, a post he has held since 1995, by the end of the year or when a successor is named. Mr. Gallagher also previously served with Reckitt & Colman, Eastman Kodak’s L&F Produ…


  • IntraPac: Nick Vecchiarelli

    November 22, 2005
    IntraPac: Nick Vecchiarelli was named corporate controller, responsible for financial reporting systems, financial reports and alternative accounting. Most recently, he served as corporate accounting manager, ShawCor.…


  • Presperse: Jean Fekete

    November 22, 2005
    Presperse: Jean Fekete was named customer service manager. Karri Num-amacher was appointed customer service supervisor. Nettie Malcolm was promoted to traffic supervisor. Linda Maz-zeo was named to the new post of internal sales manager. Katie Heilbr…


  • Aloecorp: Mick Anderson

    November 22, 2005
    Aloecorp: New regional sales officers and sales managers are as follows: Mick Anderson, international, in Newnan, GA; Jeff Barrie, eastern, in Keene, NH and Bob Smith, western, in Westminster, CO. Evan Moilan was named director of production. He form…