Personnel


  • Ajinomoto: Jerry Burke

    Ajinomoto: Jerry Burke has been appointed eastern region sales manager, specialty chemicals division. He previously spent the last 20 years with BASF and, most recently, Croda Inc.…
    06.07.06

  • Special chemicals division

    Michael Grenner has also been named eastern region sales manager, specialty chemicals division. He was previously a freelance technical writer for pharmaceutical advertising firms.…
    06.07.06

  • International Specialty Products: Stuart Porter

    International Specialty Products: Stuart Porter has joined ISP as a consultant to support new product platform development and provide technical service support for Advantia Coating Systems. In his new role, Dr. Porter will be an integral part of the…
    06.07.06

  • Loreal: Jean Paul Agon

    l L’Oréal: Jean-Paul Agon has been appointed to succeed departing British chief executive officer Lindsay Owen-Jones. Mr. Agon has headed L’Oréal’s U.S. arm since 2001, having joined the Paris-based company in 1978.…
    06.07.06

  • Sothys USA: Brenda Gallagher

    Sothys USA: Brenda Gallagher has joined the sales team as vice president of national sales for the company. In the position, she will be responsible for further growing the brand’s distribution in national luxury spa locations, multiple door sp…
    06.07.06

  • DePasquale Salon Systems: Malcolm Sillars

    DePasquale Salon Systems: Malcolm Sillars was promoted to regional sales manager. In his new role, he will oversee sales and education throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Sillars first started working for DSS in 1996 as a district sales manag…
    06.07.06

  • Hommage: Christian Bardin

    l Hommage, Inc.: Christian Bardin has been appointed president, Hommage North America. He will be responsible for identifying growth segments and opportunities for Hommage as it continues to expand in the men’s grooming market. Additionally, he…
    06.07.06

  • EMD Chemicals: Dan Giambattisto

    l EMD Chemicals Inc.: Dan Giambattisto is the newly appointed director of sales and marketing for the Candurin and BioActives product lines. In addition, he will continue to be responsible for the business development of cosmetics.…
    06.07.06

  • Cosmetics: Pascal Tuchmuntz

    Pascal Tuchmuntz was appointed business director for cosmetics, Rona, which includes cosmetic pigments and active ingredients.…
    06.07.06

  • BASF: Christy Richardson

    l BASF: Christy Richardson has been appointed sales manager for its cosmetic solutions business in North America. Most recently, she was a market sector leader within the BASF engineering plastics business.…
    06.07.06

  • Stepan Co: Gregory Lawton

    Stepan Co.: Gregory E. Lawton was elected to the board. He succeeds Paul H. Stepan. Mr. Lawton retired as president and chief executive officer of JohnsonDiversey in February 2006, after leading the company for the past seven years.…
    06.07.06

  • Mary Kay: David Holl

    l Mary Kay, Inc.: David Holl was promoted to president and chief executive officer, and will direct all operational and fiscal initiatives for more than 4,000 Mary Kay Inc. employees worldwide. Mr. Holl joined Mary Kay in 1993 and has served in a va…
    06.07.06

  • Richard Rogers: Mary Kay

    In a related move, Richard R. Rogers, son of Mary Kay Ash and company co-founder, assumed the title of executive chairman of the board.…
    06.07.06

  • James Alexander: Ron Douros

    l James Alexander Corp.: Ron Douros was appointed director of quality assurance, responsible for developing, implementing and leading all quality assurance activities for the company and for ensuring regulatory compliance.…
    06.07.06

  • Gattefosse USA: Sylvain Maur

    l Gattefossé USA: Sylvain Maur was hired as director of business development, personal care division. Arnie Esperance was appointed director of technical and marketing support,…
    06.07.06

  • Personnel Roundup

    Personnel Roundup

    Rene Degreve Elected Solvay’s President, CEO Degreve of Solvay America Farley of Berry-Tubed Products Hatch of T…
    06.06.06

  • Personnel Roundup

    Personnel Roundup

    Eastman Appoints McCaulley Head of Global Marketing McCaulley of Eastman Chemical Davis of Novopak Healy of MGP Ingred…
    05.16.06

  • Avon President & COO Susan J. Kropf to Retire

    l Avon Products Inc.: Susan J. Kropf will retire after 35 years with the company at the end of this year, but step down from her roles as president and chief operating officer on July 1, the company said, adding that it will not name a successor.…
    04.11.06

  • Latin America: Charles M. Herington

    Charles M. Herington has been named senior vice president, Latin America. He succeeds Amilcar Melendez, who is retiring after 37 years with the company.…
    04.11.06

  • MGP: Ingredients: Robert Pyatt

    MGP Ingredients Inc.: Robert Pyatt has been appointed financial analyst, responsible for performing financial analysis, planning and reporting activities in MGP’s corporate finance and accounting department, assisting in the development o…
    04.11.06