Personnel


  • Playtex Products: Douglas D. Wheat

    Playtex Products: Douglas D. Wheat was appointed chairman. Mr. Wheat has been a director of Playtex since 1995 and is president of Haas Wheat & Partners LP, which has affiliated partnerships that are major shareholders of Playtex. He replaces Rob…
    11.14.05

  • Nordenia International: Thomas Buckenberger

    Nordenia International: Former vice executive chairman of the board Thomas Buckenberger was appointed board chairman, responsible for the industrial films division in Europe and America. He replaced Ralph Landwehr, who was named executive vice chairm…
    11.14.05

  • Creative Nail Design: Danielle Devine

    Creative Nail Design: Danielle Devine was appointed director of marketing, professional products. Formerly the enhancement category manager, Ms. Devine was honored with the company’s manager of the year award in 2003. In other news, Susan Lumsd…
    11.14.05

  • Saint-Gobain: Roberto Caliari

    Saint-Gobain: Roberto Caliari has been appointed senior vice president, responsible for ceramics and plastics, abrasives and reinforcements branches. Mr. Caliari will personally head the ceramics and plastic branch. He formerly served as general dele…
    11.14.05

  • Alcan

    Alcan: A new management team and structure were established after the acquisition of Pechiney. The Alcan Packaging division is headed by president and chief executive officer Christel Bories and chief operating officer Armin Weinhold. Several vice pr…
    11.14.05

  • Johnson & Johnson: James T. Lenehan

    Johnson & Johnson: James T. Lenehan, vice chairman of the board of directors and president, retired on Feb. 1 after 28 years with the company. He started his career at J&J in 1976 at subsidiary McNeil Consumer Products Co. Mr. Lenehan will be…
    11.14.05

  • Alzo International Adds John Schnappauf in Sales

    Alzo International: John Schnappauf was named account manager, responsible for New Jersey, New York, Connect-icut, Pennsylvania and Maryland. He formerly served as senior R&D color chemist, Maybelline and Dermablend.…
    11.14.05

  • Clairol Professional: Matt Dumas

    Clairol Professional: Matt Dumas was named director of marketing, responsible for corporate and brand marketing initiatives. He formerly served with Procter & Gamble as brand manager of Pampers and Vicks, Western Europe.…
    11.14.05

  • Hatco Corporation: Dr. Gary T. Babic

    Hatco Corporation: Dr. Gary T. Babic was named business manager, Asia-Pacific. He will be responsible for new business development for Hatco’s specialty esters in the region.…
    11.14.05

  • Flavor & Fragrance Specialties: Tom Ryan

    Flavor & Fragrance Specialties: Tom Ryan was named perfumer. He joins the company from Takasago. Renata Kvantas has also been named perfumer after serving as a junior perfumer and candle chemist at Bell Flavors & Fragrances and Alene Can-dles…
    11.14.05

  • PureOlogy Serious Colour Care: George Randall

    PureOlogy Serious Colour Care: George Randall was named regional sales manager, Pacific Northwest.…
    11.14.05

  • Nu Skin Enterprises: Takashi Bamba

    Nu Skin Enterprises: Takashi Bamba, director and president of the Japanese unit, retired. His board seat will soon be filled. Robert Conlee, president of North Asia operations, will replace Mr. Bamba as president of Nu Skin Japan. Mr. Conlee, who joi…
    11.14.05

  • Lipo Chemicals: Robert Terranova

    Lipo Chemicals: Robert Terranova was named vice president, domestic business development.…
    11.14.05

  • Norman, Fox & Company: Michael C. Stephens

    Norman, Fox & Company: Michael C. Stephens was named sales and marketing manager. He formerly served as business manager for zeolite products and absorbent gels, PQ Corp.…
    11.14.05

  • International Flavors & Fragrances: Dennis M. Meany

    International Flavors & Fragrances: Dennis M. Meany has been promoted from associate general counsel to president, general counsel and secretary. He succeeds Stephen A. Block, who retired.…
    11.14.05

  • Hill Top Research: Ron Barrack

    Hill Top Research: Ron Barrack was named general manager of UK operations, responsible for clinical research operations in Manchester and Maldon.…
    11.14.05

  • Burlington Chemical Company: Stephanie Rothenberg

    Burlington Chemical Company: Stephanie Rothenberg was appointed corporate accounts manager, northeastern U.S. She is responsible for direct sales efforts with I&I formulators. She previously served with Cognis.…
    11.14.05

  • Goldwell Cosmetics: Jill Gorecki

    Goldwell Cosmetics: Jill Gorecki was named assistant category manager, hair color/perms. She is responsible for managing the marketing promotions and collateral support for the hair color and perm brands. Patty Roberts was appointed national educatio…
    11.14.05

  • Gillette: James Kilts

    Gillette: Chairman and chief executive officer James Kilts was named president. Mr. Kilts has served as chairman since January 2001 and chief executive officer since February 2001. He re-places former president Edward De-Graan, who was elected vice c…
    11.14.05

  • Chroma Corporation: Gary G. Bryan

    Chroma Corporation: Gary G. Bryan was named president and chief operating officer. Mr. Bryan most recently served as senior vice president. He succeeds John A. Ward, who retired. Robert D. Swain will continue in his role as chairman of the board and…
    11.14.05