Personnel

  • National Starch: Ralph Manriqueas

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • Sun Chemical: Rudi Lenz and Susan Guerin

    February 7, 2008
    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.…


  • Ciba:

    February 7, 2008
    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…


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

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • Zirh: Paul Schifilliti

    February 7, 2008
    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…


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

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • Reed Exhibitions: Elisa Seminari

    February 7, 2008
    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.…


  • Q Labs: Michelle Kelly

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • Frutarom: J. Hunter Christensen

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • BASF: Patrick Ledjam and Tony Jaillot

    February 7, 2008
    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…


  • Symrise: Andreas Schmid

    February 7, 2008
    Symrise: Andreas Schmid was named head of the corporate supervisory board. Mr. Schmid succeeds Göran Lundberg. Björn Hoi Jensen also left the board and is succeeded by Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae from cleansing-product manufacturer Reckitt Benc…


  • Steinberg & Associates, Inc: Maria Christos

    February 7, 2008
    Steinberg & Associates, Inc: Maria Christos has joined the company as a regulatory affairs coordinator. She comes to the company with more than 14 years experience in the area of paralegal work, specializing in patents and other intellectual pro…


  • Botaneco: Daria Long

    February 7, 2008
    Botaneco: Daria Long has joined Botaneco as director of sales and marketing. Ms. Long brings to Botaneco a broad background in business management, marketing, sales management, business development and more than 15 years of experience in the persona…


  • CSPA: Gretchen Schaefer

    February 7, 2008
    CSPA: Gretchen Schaefer has joined the association as vice president of communications. Ms. Schaefer has represented the business community on legislative, regulatory and educational initiatives for 15 years, including positions with the American To…


  • Takasago: Mike Munroe

    February 7, 2008
    Takasago: Takasago Flavors has named Mike Munroe to the position of global vice president, oral care. Mr. Munroe brings 18 years of oral care experience to Takasago, having held key positions in marketing, sales and category management at Quest Inte…