Personnel


  • l Degussa Goldschmidt Chemical Corp.: Janet Kosiek, formerly marketing manager for personal care, was promoted to marketing and sales manager for home care products. Dr. Wolfgang Goertz, formerly manager of new business development, was promoted to

    l Degussa Goldschmidt Chemical Corp.: Janet Kosiek, formerly marketing manager for personal care, was promoted to marketing and sales manager for home care products. Dr. Wolfgang Goertz, formerly manager of new business development, was promote…
    02.14.06

  • Goldshmidt Chemical Corporation: Ms. Kosiek

    Ms. Kosiek and Dr. Goertz will continue to report to John Dougherty, business line director for personal care, Goldschmidt Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Degussa Corporation. Both will be based at the main office of the personal c…
    02.14.06

  • Baker Petrolite: Joe Lasaponara

    l Baker Petrolite: Joe Lasaponara will assume the role of North American sales manager, polymers group and will be responsible for sales management across the industrial and personal care industries. He previously held the position of account m…
    02.14.06

  • Cosmotab: Jean-Marie Colle

    l Cosmolab: Jean-Marie Colle has been appointed vice president of global business development, responsible for global color cosmetic sales. Mr. Colle joined Cosmolab in April of 2005 as managing director of Cosmolab Europe and is located in Cos…
    02.14.06

  • Sun Chemical: David Hill

    l Sun Chemical: Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (DIC), Sun Chemical Corporation’s parent company, has appointed David Hill chief executive officer and president of Sun Chemical. He will also join the board. Mr. Hill succeeds Wes Lucas who has resig…
    02.14.06

  • DIC: Naoki Tsuji

    DIC also elected Naoki Tsuji and Kazuo Kudo to the board of Sun Chemical Corporation.…
    02.14.06

  • New Jersey Packaging: Robert Palmisano

    New Jersey Packaging: Robert Palmisano has joined the company as sales and marketing manager. For the past seven years, he was eastern regional sales manager with American Fuji Seal, in Fairfield, NJ. Prior to that, he spent 12 years with CCL Label i…
    02.14.06

  • Dermatologic Formula: Joseph S. Hawley

    Dermatologic Formula: Joseph S. Hawley has been appointed president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Joe Contorno, a co-founder of the firm, who will become vice chairman. Mr. Hawley previously served with Avon Products Inc. for six years as…
    02.14.06

  • MGP Ingredients: David Dykstra

    MGP Ingredients, Inc.: David Dykstra has joined as industrial alcohol sales manager. He brings 18 years of sales and marketing experience to the position, including 11 years that were previously spent with the company. l Yankee Candle Co.: Pre…
    02.14.06

  • Alco Chemical: Win Cooke

    Alco Chemical: Win Cooke has been promoted to corporate vice president, Alco Chemical, and an officer of National Starch and Chemical Company. In his new position, Mr. Cooke will remain general manager of Alco Chemical’s global operations.…
    02.14.06

  • The Clorox Co: George Harad

    The Clorox Co.: George Harad has been elected to the board. Mr. Harad most recently served as executive chairman of the board of OfficeMax Inc. until his retirement in June 2005.…
    02.14.06

  • Polarome International: Morry Seidel

    Polarome International: Morry Seidel has been appointed manager of U.S. sales. Robert Habeck has been appointed marketing manager. John Potocek has been named sales executive and will be responsible for a wide variety of domestic accounts. Kristyn Br…
    02.14.06

  • J&E Sozio: Dominique Bouley

    J&E Sozio: Dominique Bouley has been hired as senior perfumer. Megan Hespos has joined the company as East Coast sales representative and marketing manager.…
    02.14.06

  • Colgate-palmolive Co: Pedro Reinhard

    l Colgate-Palmolive Co.: J. Pedro Reinhard, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Dow Chemical Co., has been elected to Colgate’s board. Having most recently overseen Dow’s Latin America and AgroSciences busin…
    02.14.06

  • Nease Corp: Debbie Miniard

    l Nease Corp.: Debbie Miniard has been promoted to supply chain manager at the Cincinnati, OH office. Her responsibilities will include negotiating and monitoring major supply contracts and overseeing a railcar fleet.…
    02.14.06

  • Gordon W. Geist

    Gordon W. Geist has been hired as sales and marketing manager. He will be responsible for the company’s field sales organization, developing sales budgets and forecasts, identifying new business opportunities and managing pricing.…
    02.14.06

  • lMcKernan Packaging: Jim Lemmons has been appointed to the new position of general manager. Bill Dennison has been appointed to the new post of wholesale purchasing manager.…
    02.14.06

  • CTFA: Francine Lamoriello

    l CTFA: Francine Lamoriello has joined the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association as executive vice president for global strategies. Kathleen Dezio has joined as executive vice president of public affairs and communications. Kristen Bogenrie…
    02.14.06

  • Rieke Packaging Systems: Andre Harris

    Rieke Packaging Systems: Andre Harris has been hired as business development manager. Mr. Harris will be responsible for east coast sales growth of the company’s dispensing products.…
    02.14.06

  • Pur Minerals: Heidi Davis

    l Pür Minerals: Heidi Davis has been appointed director of training and education. Most recently, she served as national sales manager for Urban Decay and Hard Candy cosmetics.…
    02.14.06