Personnel

  • DKSH North America: Chris Lesko

    April 3, 2008
    DKSH North America: Appointed Chris Lesko to account manager, west coast region. Mr. Lesko comes to DKSH with solid sales experience and a strong background in personal care. Most recently he was at Noveon Consumer Products, Lubrizol Advanced Materi…


  • Inolex Chemical Company: Martina Heldermann

    April 3, 2008
    Inolex Chemical Company: Appointed Martina Heldermann as European sales manager. Ms. Heldermann will be establishing Inolex’s new Berlin sales office, and will be responsible for all sales and marketing efforts in the European and surrounding…


  • Rovi Cosmetics International: Birgit Gertchen-Ohligsclager

    April 3, 2008
    Rovi Cosmetics International: Birgit Gertchen-Ohligschläger has been appointed sales director. Mrs. Gertchen-Ohligschläger is well acquainted with carrier systems and the demands of the global cosmetic markets. With her support, Rovi Cosme…


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    Personnel Roundup

    March 28, 2008
    New Sales Director at Rovi Rovi Cosmetics International: Birgit Gertchen-Ohligschläger has been appointed sales director. Mrs. Gertchen-Ohligschläger is well acquainted with carrier systems and the demands of the global cosmetic marke…


  • Osmotics: Leonard Hinzo and George Smart

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • Alberto Culver: Gina Boswell

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • Drom: Jean Gatignol

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • Murad: Jeff Murad and Dr. Howard Murad

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • LOral: Patrick Rabain

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • Firmenich: Theo E. Spilka

    March 4, 2008
    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…


  • Q-Lab Corporation: Justin Kowallek

    March 4, 2008
    Q-Lab Corporation: Justin Kowallek joined Q-Lab Corporation’s sales and marketing staff as a sales representative serving the U.S. and Canadian markets. He is based at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Kowallek previous…


  • Archway: Megan Nelson and Rob Walters

    March 4, 2008
    Archway: Archway Marketing Servies has expanded its management team. Megan Nelson has been appointed to director of marketing and Rob Walters to director of operations of the Midwest trade division. In her new role, Ms. Nelson will become more in…


  • Kinetik: Juliana Rumbaugh

    March 4, 2008
    Kinetik: Juliana Rumbaugh joined Kinetik Technologies as sales and marketing coordinator. Ms. Rumbaugh has a B.S. from Susquehanna University and has a background in marketing and client services. She has spent five years in the chemicals and person…


  • HBA Global Expo: Jill Birkett

    March 4, 2008
    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. Birkett will be responsible for managing the sales, market…


  • Personnel Roundup

    March 3, 2008
    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…