Personnel

  • Nordenia International: Thomas Buckenberger

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Playtex Products: Douglas D. Wheat

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Symrise: Kathy Cullin

    November 14, 2005
    Symrise: Kathy Cullin was named senior vice president, fine fragrances North America and will oversee all related activities. She will be based in the New York studio and work with the team in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Cullin previously served as gene…


  • Albemarle: John M. Steitz

    November 14, 2005
    Albemarle: John M. Steitz was appointed senior vice president of business operations, responsible for Albemarle’s polymer chemicals and fine chemicals business units, sales and marketing, research and development, market research and the compan…


  • Unilever: Charles Strauss

    November 14, 2005
    Unilever: Charles Strauss will retire from the board of directors at Unilever NV and Unilever PLC in May. He has served with the company for 18 years, and currently serves as president of Unilever Home and Personal Care-North America and chairman of…


  • Sexy Hair Concepts: Beth Weinstein

    November 14, 2005
    Sexy Hair Concepts: Beth Weinstein was named education director, responsible for creating and implementing artist and star training on national and international levels. Ms. Weinstein formerly served with Federated Merchan-dising, Marchon Eyewear and…


  • Arcade Marketing: Mary S. Weiser

    November 14, 2005
    Arcade Marketing: Arcade vice president Mary S. Weiser was elected to the board of governors of Cosmetic Executive Women.…


  • Alison Raffaele Cosmetics: Mark Friedberg

    November 14, 2005
    Alison Raffaele Cosmetics: Mark Friedberg was appointed chief operating officer. He previously served as senior vice president of operations for InStyle.com.…


  • Joico: Melody Lyman

    November 14, 2005
    Joico: Melody Lyman was named marketing manager of hair color, responsible for the Vero Color system and new color product development. Carey Hirschman was appointed marketing manager of hair care. She is responsible for overseeing Color En-durance.…


  • BreeZe Products: Jennifer Sunday

    November 14, 2005
    BreeZe Products: Jennifer Sunday was named director of quality control.…


  • Ajinomoto USA: Douglas Dunn

    November 14, 2005
    Ajinomoto USA: Douglas Dunn was named West Coast sales manager. He formerly served with Rhodia as a sales representative. Robert Rech was ap-pointed East Coast sales manager.…


  • Clairol Professional: Linda Langley

    November 14, 2005
    Clairol Professional: Linda Langley was appointed director of shows and events, responsible for overseeing Clairol Professional’s presence at regional and national shows. She most recently served as director of show development, Matrix.…


  • Decorpart Ltd.: Nicola Davies

    November 14, 2005
    Decorpart Ltd.: Nicola Davies was promoted to sales development executive, responsible for developing sales with existing customers. She joined the company in 2002 as key accounts manager.…


  • Axilone USA: Eric Bigotte

    November 14, 2005
    Axilone USA: Eric Bigotte was promoted to president of Axilone USA. He is responsible for overseeing manufacturing and sales of the company’s two divisions, Axilone Plastic and Axilone Metal. Mr. Bigotte formerly served as vice president of Axi…


  • Este Lauder Companies: William Laud-er

    November 14, 2005
    Estée Lauder Companies: William Laud-er, grandson of the company’s founders, will be named chief executive officer on July 1. Mr. Lauder has been with the company since 1986 and was named chief operating officer in January 2003. He is al…