Personnel

  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • Autumn Harp: Darren Edwards

    December 8, 2008
    Autumn Harp: Darren Edwards was appointed to the newly-created position of innovations chemist at Autumn Harp. Mr. Edwards began working with organic and natural ingredients in personal care eight years ago. He has developed and implemented innovati…


  • Rexam: Misha Riveros

    December 8, 2008
    Rexam: Appointed Misha Riveros Jacobson to lead its plastic packaging’s personal care division. As the managing director of personal care, Ms. Jacobson will lead operations that include more than 20 plants across the globe and nearly 10,000 em…


  • Chanel: Ezra Petronio

    December 8, 2008
    Chanel: Chanel has tapped Ezra Petronio, editor in chief of Self Service magazine to oversee art direction for its makeup and watch businesses. The appointment reflects the categories’ strong growth trajectories, according to a company spokesw…


  • Fusion Brands: Amanda Kruzich

    December 8, 2008
    Fusion Brands: Named Amanda Kruzich director of marketing. Ms. Kruzich, who was most recently with Elizabeth Arden Canada, where she spent five years as brand manager for skin care, fragrance and cosmetics, will oversee global marketing for Fusion a…


  • Lubrizol: Phillip C. Widman

    December 8, 2008
    Lubrizol: Phillip C. Widman has been appointed to its board of directors. Since 2002, he has been senior vice president and chief financial officer of Terex Corporationopment.…


  • Ross Organic: Richard D. Hersey

    December 8, 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…


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    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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…