Personnel

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Crompton: Janet Mann

    November 15, 2005
    Crompton: Janet Mann was named vice president of petroleum additives. She replaces Sean O’Connor, who was named vice president, vinyl additives. Most recently, Ms. Mann served with Dow’s biocide business.…


  • Stull Technologies: Timothy S. Fletcher

    November 15, 2005
    Stull Technologies: Timothy S. Fletcher was named vice president of operations, responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations. He formerly served with Owens-Illinois.…


  • Purex International: Paul Schofield

    November 15, 2005
    Purex International: Paul Schofield has been tapped for customer support, applications engineer. Mr. Schofield has previously served with the Royal Navy, GEC Marconi and BAE Systems.…


  • Cosmolab: Julie Frentzel

    November 15, 2005
    Cosmolab: Julie Frentzel joined the company as sales manager, responsible for managing several color cosmetic accounts. She was with Firmenich.…


  • Decorpart: Lynne Firth

    November 15, 2005
    Decorpart: Lynne Firth was named color chemist, responsible for creating new finishing options for anodized aluminum components.…


  • Alcan: Brian W. Sturgell

    November 15, 2005
    Alcan: Under the new rolled products business, Brian W. Sturgell was ap-pointed chief executive officer; Martha Brooks was named chief operating officer; Geoffrey Batt was promoted to chief financial officer; Pierre Arsen-eault leads strategic planni…


  • H&N Packaging: Chris S. Nigon

    November 15, 2005
    H&N Packaging: Chris S. Nigon was named chief executive officer, responsible for day-to-day management.…


  • Outsourcing Services Group (OSG): John Hewson

    November 15, 2005
    Outsourcing Services Group (OSG): John Hewson was named president and chief executive officer, replacing Joseph M. Healy, who will remain board chairman. Mr. Hewson formerly served as president, consumer products division.…


  • Frutarom USA: William J. Ludlum

    November 15, 2005
    Frutarom USA: After reorganization, William J. Ludlum was named president, North America; William L. Orton continues to serve as executive vice president, technology and operations; William L. Graham was appointed vice president, general manager, fla…