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…


  • Pravana: Karen Johnson

    April 3, 2008
    Pravana: Named Karen Johnson vice president of education. She will direct the company’s education programs for stylists and professional store managers. During her tenure at Pravana, Ms. Johnson has had increasing levels of responsibility as a…


  • Ecolab: Barbara J. Beck

    April 3, 2008
    Ecolab: The board of directors has appointed Barbara J. Beck, executive vice president of Manpower Inc., to the board. Ms. Beck has been president of Manpower’s EMEA operations since 2006, overseeing Europe (excluding France), the Middle East…


  • ThermaFuse: Cheryl Wilbur

    April 3, 2008
    ThermaFuse: Welcomed Cheryl Wilbur as its regional education manager. Ms. Wilbur of Thermafuse Wilbur comes to ThermaFuse with a background as a salon owner with strong experience as a product educator. She has worked to service distributors and st…


  • Frutarom: Michael Faber

    April 3, 2008
    Frutarom: Michael Faber has been promoted to vice president, sales health USA. Mr. Faber joined Frutarom in 2004 as the company’s business manager, Pharma/Nutra. Formerly, Mr. Faber was global key account manager at Symrise, following his posi…


  • International Specialty Products (ISP): Kevin O'Brien

    April 3, 2008
    International Specialty Products (ISP): Has appointed Kevin O’Brien as sales director, North America Personal Care. His responsibilities include developing strategic sales plans to drive profitable growth in ISP’s North America personal…


  • Personnel Roundup

    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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…