Personnel


  • Ajinomoto: Hiroji Ishii

    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…
    10.07.08

  • Basic Research: Brad Stewart

    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…
    10.07.08

  • DSM Nutritional Products: Kathy Maurer

    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…
    10.07.08

  • Gelest: Joel M. Zazyczny

    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…
    10.07.08

  • Alterna: Tom Habrock

    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…
    10.07.08

  • Symrise: Holger Wetzler

    Symrise: appointed Holger Wetzler vice president, innovation, marketing, fabric and home care. In this newly-created position, he is responsible for global marketing of detergents and household cleaners in the scent and care division. Mr. Wetzler jo…
    10.07.08

  • Alberto-Culver: Kenneth "Casey" Keller

    Alberto-Culver: appointed Kenneth “Casey” Keller, president, U.S., effective immediately. Reporting to V. James Marino, president and chief executive officer, Mr. Keller will develop and execute strategy for the U.S. Mr. Keller comes to…
    10.07.08

  • Bio Screen: Dave Heuer

    Bio Screen: welcomed Dave Heuer to the newly-created position of director of business development. He brings over 30 years of sales and management experience to the company—establishing his career more than 16 years ago in the personal care in…
    10.07.08

  • Sabinsa: Jeff Lind and Jim Cudahy

    Sabinsa: appointed Jeff Lind as the company’s chief executive officer, overseeing all operational aspects including supply chain and purchasing management, as well as financial expenditures. He has more than 17 years of business experience, in…
    10.07.08

  • Procter & Gamble: Marc S. Pritchard and Bruce Brown

    Procter & Gamble: has named Marc S. Pritchard global marketing officer, reporting to Robert A. McDonald, chief operating officer. He will replace James R. Stengel, global marketing officer, who will retire on Oct. 31, 2008 after 25 years of serv…
    10.07.08

  • Drom: Karl D. Gordinier

    Drom: has appointed Karl D. Gordinier III senior account manager for Drom. In his new role, he will be responsible for the management and coordination of Drom’s U.S.-based fine fragrance accounts, operating out of the company’s fine frag…
    10.07.08

  • MAC Cosmetics: Guillaume Jesel and Mary Renaud

    M·A·C Cosmetics: named Guillaume Jesel senior vice president of global marketing. He will continue to report to John Demsey, group president, The Estée Lauder Companies. Most recently, Mr. Jesel served as vice president, global…
    10.07.08

  • LOral USA: Carol J. Hamilton

    L’Oréal USA: appointed Carol J. Hamilton, president, Luxury Products Division. She has been president, L’Oréal Paris since 2002. Karen T. Fondu, currently president, Maybelline New York/Garnier, will succeed Ms. Hamilton as…
    10.07.08

  • Sally Beauty: Karen Fugate

    Sally Beauty: announced that Karen Fugate has joined the company as vice president, investor relations. Ms. Fugate will report to Mark Flaherty, senior vice president and chief financial officer. She most recently served as vice president, investor…
    10.07.08

  • Skinvisible: Doreen McMorran

    Skinvisible: has promoted Doreen McMorran to vice president of business development and marketing. She will focus on driving business growth through new licensee acquisition for Skinvisible’s formulated products and technology. Ms. McMorran br…
    10.07.08

  • Pfeiffer: Thomas Eichberger

    Pfeiffer: Thomas Eichberger succeeded Franco Lucá as president of the beauty division on Oct. 1. Mr. Eichberger has more than 20 years of experience as a marketing manager and product director. Most recently he was president, marketing and sa…
    10.07.08

  • Acme-Hardesty: Jeremy Day

    Acme-Hardesty: appointed Jeremy Day as its Southeastern regional sales manager. He will be responsible for building and enhancing the company’s sales relationships in South Carolina, eastern Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi…
    10.07.08

  • DieterBackicEnterprises: Markus Gralka

    DieterBackicEnterprises: named Markus Gralka vice president of sales. He has much experience in the folding carton industry. For more than eight years, Mr. Gralka worked for Landerer GmbH & Co. KG in Neckarsulm, which is part of the Autajon grou…
    10.07.08

  • Water-Jel: Michael Lorelli

    Water-Jel: Michael Lorelli has joined the company as chief executive officer. He brings extensive management experience with Fortune 100, as well as private equity backed companies. In another move, Herb Baer has joined Water-Jel Technologies as chi…
    10.07.08

  • D.D. Williamson: Greg Kreder

    D.D. Williamson: hired Greg Kreder as product development scientist for the support center in Louisville. He brings 18 years of experience in the brewing industry, where he worked in product development and research projects. Mr. Kreder earned his b…
    10.07.08