Personnel

  • Alterna: Tom Habrock

    October 7, 2008
    Alterna: appointed Tom Habrock chief financial officer. He has been working in the beauty industry for more than 17 years, beginning at Wella Germany in the early 1990s. In 1995, he moved to the U.S. where he was named vice president of finance for…


  • Gelest: Joel M. Zazyczny

    October 7, 2008
    Gelest: appointed Joel M. Zazyczny business manager for silanes and metal organics. In his new position, his responsibilities will include product management, marketing, business development and strategic global initiatives for the silane and metal…


  • DSM Nutritional Products: Kathy Maurer

    October 7, 2008
    DSM Nutritional Products: appointed Kathy Maurer as its new senior marketing manager for its North American personal care business unit. Ms. Maurer comes from National Starch and Chemical Company, where her background was in both technical and marke…


  • Basic Research: Brad Stewart

    October 7, 2008
    Basic Research: named Brad Stewart president. He joined the company in May 2007 as chief financial officer, bringing with him 24 years of experience including eight years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and several years as chief financia…


  • Ajinomoto: Hiroji Ishii

    October 7, 2008
    Ajinomoto: appointed Hiroji Ishii as associate director of Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc.’s specialty chemicals division. He comes to the U.S. after working for 16 years in the specialty chemicals department and personal care ingredients group of Ajin…


  • HallStar: David L. Rosenberg

    October 7, 2008
    HallStar: named David L. Rosenberg- er director, corporate development. In this new position, he will support global growth opportunities for existing products, new technologies and potential acquisitions. Mr. Rosenberger served more than 28 years a…


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    Personnel Roundup

    October 1, 2008
    Rosenberger Joins HallStar in Corporate Development Rosenberger of Hallstar HallStar: named David L. Rosenberg- er director, corporate development. In this new position, he will…


  • Dow Biocides and Angus Chemical: Dwayne J. Roark

    September 11, 2008
    Dow Biocides and Angus Chemical: has appointed Dwayne J. Roark as business communications manager. He is based in Buffalo Grove, IL where he is responsible for creating and implementing all communications strategies with a primary focus on measurabl…


  • LVMH: Renaud Dutreil

    September 11, 2008
    LVMH: has tapped Renaud Dutreil as chairman. He will represent the group in North America, notably to public authorities and business community. He will also be responsible for the group’s U.S. common departments.…


  • Seppic: Darren Gilbert, Kathleen Simmons and Carla Perez

    September 11, 2008
    Seppic: announced an assortment of personnel changes. Darren Gilbert has joined the company as a senior account manager, handling selected key accounts and overseeing the distribution product businesses and distributor network. With 15 years experie…


  • Information Resources, Inc. (IRI): Bernhard Nann

    September 11, 2008
    Information Resources, Inc. (IRI): has named Bernhard Nann as executive vice president and general manager of technology. He comes to IRI from Fair Isaac, and will report directly to IRI’s president and chief executive officer, John Freeland.…


  • Firmenich International SA: Barbara Kux and Olivier Bazil

    September 11, 2008
    Firmenich International SA: elected Barbara Kux and Olivier Bazil to its board. Ms. Kux has a broad international experience in general management, supply chain management, business development and marketing. She is currently a member of the group m…


  • Pravana Naturceuticals: Bethany Kirschner

    September 11, 2008
    Pravana Naturceuticals: welcomed Bethany Kirschner as marketing manager. She will oversee the company’s promotional and corporate communications programs. Ms. Kirschner’s background includes promotions management with Mark Burnett in tel…


  • Symrise: Xuemin Wang

    September 11, 2008
    Symrise: appointed Professor Xuemin Wang to the scientific advisory board. A Chinese dermatologist, Dr. Wang will be advising Symrise on the development of cosmetic agents for the Chinese market as well as conducting clinical tests on cosmetic agent…


  • Empire Education Group: Carl Bridges

    September 11, 2008
    Empire Education Group: has tapped Carl Bridges as chief academic officer and vice president of education. He previously held leadership roles as vice president of education, Lincoln Education Services; vice president of academic affairs, Career Edu…