Personnel

  • Ajinomoto: Jayson Goodner

    December 8, 2008
    Ajinomoto: Jayson Goodner has been appointed East Coast region assistant sales manager for Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc. specialty chemicals division. Prior to joining Ajinomoto, he worked as an R&D chemist with TRI-K/Kemira. His experience also includ…


  • Univar: John van Osch

    December 8, 2008
    Univar: Appointed John van Osch as group senior vice president-Europe, effective January 1, 2009 reporting to Gary Pruitt, Univar president and CEO. Currently, Mr. van Osch is president and general manager of DSM Composite Resins.…


  • Elevance Renewable Sciences: Kenneth J. Christy

    December 8, 2008
    Elevance Renewable Sciences: Kenneth J. Christy has joined the company as leader of the antimicrobial business platform. In his new role, Mr. Christy will lead Elevance’s efforts to develop and grow its position in the global antimicrobial mar…


  • Brenntag: Michele Margherita

    December 8, 2008
    Brenntag: Promoted Michele Margherita to personal care specialties marketing director for Brenntag North America. Prior to this appointment, she was a market manager with Brenntag Specialties, Inc., division of Brenntag North America, focusing on pe…


  • Personnel Roundup

    Personnel Roundup

    December 2, 2008
    Brenntag Names Margherita Marketing Manager Margherita of Brenntag Brenntag: Promoted Michele Margherita to personal care specialties marketing director for Brenntag North America.…


  • Ross Organic: Richard D. Hersey

    November 17, 2008
    Ross Organic: Hired Richard D. Hersey as director of sales. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Hersey was global account manager for Rohm & Haas, covering personal care, household industrial, floor care, water treatment and the paints & coatings…


  • E.L.F. Cosmetics: Ted Rubin

    November 17, 2008
    E.L.F. Cosmetics: Named Ted Rubin vice president of marketing and business development.…


  • DMI: Douglas Melenkevitz, Christopher Gates and Krystle Spinner

    November 17, 2008
    DMI: Expanded and improved its technical services department with the recent hiring of Douglas Melenkevitz, manufacturing and technical services manager; Christopher Gates, process engineer and Krystle Spinner, junior process development engineer.…


  • Drom Fragrances: Kim Berg

    November 17, 2008
    Drom Fragrances: Announced several appoints. Kim Berg is the new director of evaluation. She had been evaluation manager. Over her 12-year career in the fragrance industry, Ms. Berg has held evaluation positions at several companies. Judith Chan is…


  • Alcan Packaging Beauty: Stephane Tondenier

    November 17, 2008
    Alcan Packaging Beauty: Appointed Stéphane Tondenier as vice president, sales and marketing for fragrance and cosmetics.…


  • Micro Powders: Karen Brophy

    November 17, 2008
    Micro Powders: Karen Brophy retired as controller, after 19 years. She was instrumental in the computer automation of Micro Powders’ accounting functions as well as the general running of the main office and staff. Taking over Ms. Brophy&rsqu…


  • Power Paper Ltd: Aviv Ben-Yacov

    November 17, 2008
    Power Paper Ltd: Appointed Aviv Ben-Yacov as Americas director of sales. His responsibilities include developing strategic sales plans to drive profitable growth in Power Paper’s breakthrough micro-power system business.…


  • Jafra: Janice Jackson and Connie Tang

    November 17, 2008
    Jafra: Announced two key personnel appointments designed to strengthen its U.S. division and worldwide brand integrity. Janice Jackson was named senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Jafra Worldwide. Connie Tang was named president, Jaf…


  • BASF: Michael Pcolinski

    November 17, 2008
    BASF: has appointed Michael Pcolinski, Ph.D., as director, inorganic chemicals, in North America. He will be based in Evans City, PA. Dr. Pcolinski joined BASF in 1992. Most recently, he served as business manager responsible for coil and extrusion…


  • Schlke Inc.: Ruth St. Usaire and Danielle North

    November 17, 2008
    Schülke Inc.: Added two sales representatives. Ruth St. Usaire has been hired as key account manager. She joins Schülke with more than 13 years experience in the chemical and personal care industry, where she held positions both in sales a…