Personnel


  • Firmenich: Theo E. Spilka

    Firmenich: Théo E. Spilka was appointed vice president, new business development and licensing international at Firmenich. Mr. Spilka, a 21-year veteran of the fragrance industry, has held executive positions for Firmenich in New York, Geneva…
    03.04.08

  • LOral: Patrick Rabain

    L’Oréal: Patrick Rabain, executive vice president of L’Oréal consumer products division, retired last month. He spent 34 years at the company and held the aforementioned position since 1996. Prior to that, he worked as dire…
    03.04.08

  • Murad: Jeff Murad and Dr. Howard Murad

    Murad: Murad, Inc. welcomes Jeff Murad as the company’s vice president of product development. Among other responsibilities, Mr. Murad will continue to work closely with his father and company founder, Dr. Howard Murad, to ensure that the Mura…
    03.04.08

  • Drom: Jean Gatignol

    Drom: Jean Gatignol, an ISIPCA and New York University graduate, has joined Drom’s U.S. division as general manager. Mr. Gatignol comes to Drom Fragrances, Inc. from Takasago, after having held other international management positions at Symri…
    03.04.08

  • Alberto Culver: Gina Boswell

    Alberto Culver: Gina Boswell has been appointed president of global brands. She will oversee brands such as Alberto V05, Tresemme, St. Ives and Nexxus, as well as research and development and consumer insights. Ms. Boswell comes to Alberto-Culver…
    03.04.08

  • Osmotics: Leonard Hinzo and George Smart

    Osmotics: Leonard Hinzo has been promoted to vice president of sales, Osmotics. Mr. Hinzo joined the company in 2003 as the regional sales director Midwest and took on the position of national sales director three years later in 2006. Prior to O…
    03.04.08

  • Personnel Roundup

    HBA Global Expo Appoints Birkett As Event Director HBA Global Expo: Jill Birkett has been appointed to the position of event director, cosmetics & fragrances business division for CMPi, the producers of the HBA Global Expo events. Ms. B…
    03.03.08

  • Chemsil Silicones: Robert Griffiths

    Chemsil Silicones: Robert Griffiths has joined the company as director of sales, to expand Chemsil Silicones’ sales efforts through both direct sales and distribution support. As director of sales, he will provide customers greater access to p…
    02.07.08

  • ISP: Amy Bollinger

    ISP: Amy Bollinger has been appointed senior manager, global marketing, performance chemicals. Ms. Bollinger will manage all strategic marketing efforts for the oilfield and household, industrial & institutional market sectors of ISP’s Pe…
    02.07.08

  • FFS: Marjorie Cardaci, Gloria Galdi, Maureen Brooks and Maria Del Rosario

    FFS: Marjorie Cardaci has joined FFS as manager of customer service. She brings more than 20 years of sales and client service management experience to her new position. Prior to joining FFS, she held customer service/sales manager positions at Bush…
    02.07.08

  • National Starch: Ralph Manriqueas

    National Starch: National Starch Personal Care has appointed Ralph Manriqueas global marketing manager for skin care. He will implement marketing plans for skin care ingredients offered in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Prior to joining the comp…
    02.07.08

  • Sun Chemical: Rudi Lenz and Susan Guerin

    Sun Chemical: Appointed Rudi Lenz as its chief executive officer and president. Mr. Lenz assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer and Sun Chemical board member since 2002. He succeeds Dr.…
    02.07.08

  • Ciba:

    Ciba: Ralph A. Simmons has joined Ciba Expert Services as a member of its global regulatory team dealing with the FDA and international regulatory status of food-contact substances and food products. Mr. Simmons is an attorney with more than 20 y…
    02.07.08

  • Charkit: Albert N. Crawford and Terence P. Owens

    Charkit: Albert N. Crawford has been appointed vice president of sales. Terence P. Owens has been appointed senior product manager. In his position, Mr. Crawford will focus on new business development as well as sales and marketing responsibiliti…
    02.07.08

  • Zirh: Paul Schifilliti

    Zirh: Zirh Holdings LLC appointed Paul Schifilliti as vice president of finance. His previous experience includes positions at Estée Lauder and Bumble & Bumble. Mr. Schifilliti will report directly to Brian Robinson, president. Sindhya…
    02.07.08

  • Fantastic Sams: Johnny Williams, Curtis Taylor and John Calabretto

    Fantastic Sams: Johnny Williams, a former director of operations in the Chicago area, has been promoted to director, Urban and Multicultural Development for Fantastic Sams Hair Salons. In this newly-created role, he will lead the development initiat…
    02.07.08

  • Reed Exhibitions: Elisa Seminari

    Reed Exhibitions: Elisa Seminari has been appointed In-Cosmetics Asia/ India exhibition manager. Prior to joining the In-Cosmetics Group, she was show manager for the leading exhibition organizer in Dubai, DWTC.…
    02.07.08

  • Q Labs: Michelle Kelly

    Q Labs: Michelle Kelly has been promoted to microbiology laboratory supervisor at Cincinnati-based testing laboratory, Q Laboratories, Inc. Ms. Kelly has served as a microbiologist at the company since 2004. As microbiology laboratory supervisor…
    02.07.08

  • Frutarom: J. Hunter Christensen

    Frutarom: J. Hunter Christensen has joined Frutarom USA as national accounts executive. Mr. Christensen is responsible for customers in the Northeast as well as selected national accounts. He will sell the full complement of Frutarom products inc…
    02.07.08

  • BASF: Patrick Ledjam and Tony Jaillot

    BASF: Patrick Ledjam has been named global sales director for beauty care solutions. Tony Jaillot, previously in charge of North America for beauty care solutions in New York, will take over Patrick Ledjam’s previous position as director of sa…
    02.07.08