Personnel

  • Gemini Cosmetics: Dana L. Kline

    July 12, 2007
    Gemini Cosmetics: Appointed Dana L. Kline as vice president, sales. Prior to joining Gemini, Ms. Kline was executive director, USA, of Le Couvent des Minimes, a pilot program for L’Occitane.…


  • BioOrganic Concepts: Karry Clausen and Mel Hoyt

    July 12, 2007
    BioOrganic Concepts: Recently expanded its North American operations with the addition of Karry Clausen and Mel Hoyt. Both Mr. Clausen and Mr. Hoyt operate as regional sales managers, with Mr. Clausen overseeing sales activities in the Midwest and C…


  • TRI-K: John Greco

    July 12, 2007
    TRI-K: John Greco has been appointed marketing assistant. Prior to joining TRI-K, Mr. Greco worked as an editorial and marketing assistant for Everbind/Marco Book Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from William Paterson Univers…


  • TRI/Princeton: Dr. Prakash Naiksatam

    July 12, 2007
    TRI/Princeton: Appointed Dr. Prakash Naiksatam as senior scientist–formulation science. Dr. Naiksatam holds a B.S. in chemistry and an M.S. in organic chemistry from Poona University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Kent State University.…


  • Presperse: Diana Smith

    July 12, 2007
    Presperse: Diana Smith has joined Presperse, Inc. as the new global accounts manager. In this role, Ms. Smith will be responsible for leading and coordinating all of our technical development and commercial efforts at Estée Lauder and Procter…


  • Symrise: Wolfgang Blume

    June 11, 2007
    Symrise: Wolfgang Blume was elected president of Deutscher Verband der Riechstoffhersteller (DVRH), the German association of the fragrance industry. Mr. Blume is also the vice president of sales central Europe fragrances at Symrise. Mr. Blume wi…


  • Tri-K Industries: Salvador Pliego

    June 11, 2007
    Tri-K Industries: appointed Salvador Pliego as senior director of business development. His responsibilities include managing Tri-K’s R&D department, supporting sales staff with technical trainging and involvement in key industry events. M…


  • Creative Nail Design: Jan Zanettini

    June 11, 2007
    Creative Nail Design: Creative Nail Design welcomed Jan Zanettini to its team. Jan Zanettini joins Creative Nail Design’s sales department in the new position of national school account manager. As national school account manager, Ms. Zanettin…


  • DeWolf Chemicals: Michael Hersey and Kimberlee Corleone

    June 11, 2007
    DeWolf Chemicals: Michael Hershey has joined the DeWolf Chemical sales team as an account executive. Mr. Hershey brings to DeWolf Chemical more than 16 years of distribution sales experience having worked for Ashland Chemical's fine ingredients divi…


  • Markwins: Martin Toh

    June 11, 2007
    Markwins: Markwins North America appointed Martin Toh general manager of the division. Mr. Toh, chief operations operator, will now report directly to Eric Chen, chairman and chief executive officer of Markwins International, the parent company of M…


  • Drom Fragrances: Michael J.R. White

    June 11, 2007
    Drom Fragrances: Michael J.R. White joins drom fragrances from International Flavors and Fragrances. He will be heading the applications technology division as global applications director. Mr. White acquired several years of international experi…


  • Avatar: Richard Staack

    June 11, 2007
    Avatar: Richard Staack was named vice president, product development & research, Avatar Corporation. He has a Masters of Business Administration as well as a Masters of Science in Food Science, a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and a Doctora…


  • Hill Top Research: Barrie Keiser

    June 11, 2007
    Hill Top Research: Barrie Keiser has been appointed chief executive officer of Hill Top Research. He began his career with Baxter International where he served as general manager of Baxter’s specialty distribution service business, ValueLink.…


  • Packaging Concepts Association: Jack Leitman

    June 11, 2007
    Packaging Concepts Association: Named Jack Leitman as its new president. Mr. Leitman served as the senior vice president sales & marketing before stepping into his role as president at PCA. He began his marketing career at ABC Corporation in Ca…


  • Gemini Cosmetics: Joanne Cardello

    June 11, 2007
    Gemini Cosmetics: Welcomes Joanne Cardello to its management team. Ms. Cardello was appointed vice president marketing. Ms. Cardello was previously vice president, creative marketing with P&G prestige products, where she led the creation of glo…