Personnel

  • Zotos International: Heather Simmons

    October 4, 2006
    ● Zotos International: Heather Simmons has joined Zotos International, Inc. as vice president of marketing, creative and communications for Core Brands. Simmons’ main focus will be on expanding the firm’s core hair care brands as we…


  • Ascendia Brands: John D. Willie

    October 4, 2006
    ● Ascendia Brands: John D. Wille has been named chief financial officer for Ascendia Brands. Mr. Wille has nearly 30 years experience in financial management, mergers and acquisitions and consumer products. He replaces Brian J. Geiger, who is r…


  • Beiersdorf AG: Dr. Bernhard Duttmann

    October 4, 2006
    ● Beiersdorf AG: Dr. Bernhard Duttmann assumed the role of chief financial officer, succeeding Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, who has been with the company for approximately 13 years. Mr. Duttman has been chief financial officer of Tesa AG since its foun…


  • Acme Hardesty: Dean Bostic

    October 4, 2006
    ● Acme-Hardesty Co.: Dean Bostic has been named national sales manager of Acme-Hardesty Co. headquartered in Blue Bell, PA. As national sales manager, Bostic will manage and develop the company’s sales team, lead its sales and relation…


  • Church & Dwight: Mathew T. Farrell

    October 4, 2006
    ● Church & Dwight Co., Inc.: Matthew T. Farrell has been elected to the position of vice president finance and chief financial officer. Mr. Farrell replaces Zvi Eiref, who will retire after serving as the company's chief financial officer f…


  • Revlon: David L. Kennedy

    October 4, 2006
    ● Revlon: Revlon’s board of directors elected David L. Kennedy as a director and as president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Jack Stahl, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests. Mr. Kennedy is currently Revlon&rsquo…


  • Tri-K Appoints Bogadek

    September 8, 2006
    ● Tri-K Industries, Inc.: Bob Bogadek has joined the company as international business manager. He will be responsible for the management of TRI-K’s global distribution network and will work closely with TRI-K’s representatives worl…


  • Croda: Maia Navarrete

    September 8, 2006
    Croda, Inc.: Maia Navarrete was hired for the new position of marketing manager, polymer technologies. She will be responsible for global business development, sales and marketing of Croda’s new line of polymer technologies. Ms. Navarrete prev…


  • International Specialty Products: Dean Ross

    September 8, 2006
    ● International Specialty Products, Inc: Dean Ross was appointed senior business development manager, ISP Pharma Technologies. He will lead the business development activities for ISP’s new drug solubilization enhancement business in Nort…


  • Global Closure Systems: Christian Voegeli

    September 8, 2006
    Global Closure Systems: Christian Voegeli was appointed president of the European and North American speciality sector. He has a doctorate in engineering from Grenoble University and comes from the automotive industry. Thierry Tomasov was appointed…


  • Acme-Hardesty Co.: Joseph McKenna

    September 8, 2006
    Acme-Hardesty Co.: Joseph McKenna has been named southeast regional sales manager. He previously was with Cognis as senior account executive.…


  • ICA, Inc.: Steve and Cyndi Lehman

    September 8, 2006
    ICA, Inc.: Steve and Cyndi Lehman have joined the InfraShine team, responsible for distributor relations for sales and education on an international level. Known for their celebrity clientele, the Lehmans are also seasoned session hairstylists and h…


  • Estee Lauder: John Demsey

    September 8, 2006
    ● Estée Lauder John Demsey, global brand president, was promoted to group president. He will continue to oversee the Estée Lauder brand as well as M-A-C Cosmetics, Prescriptives, Sean John and Tom Ford Beauty. Thia Breen has b…


  • September 8, 2006
    ● Seppic: Joseph Pasapane was appointed senior account manager overseeing Midwest customers. He was previously with National Starch. James Grundy will handle sales accounts for the California and western states area as a regional account man…


  • ● Arch Personal Care Products: Smitha Nagaraj j

    September 8, 2006
    ● Arch Personal Care Products: Smitha Nagaraj joined the R&D Group as senior fermentation microbiologist, involved in preparing selective actives. She was previously a fermentation microbiologist at Alpharma Inc. and a study director at Mic…