Personnel

  • Personnel Roundup

    Personnel Roundup

    January 5, 2006
    Tom Malafronte Appointed Senior VP/GM at Noveon Noveon: Noveon, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lubrizol Corp., announced key appointments to the senior leadership of its Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals (PCP) global business unit, a manufacturer…


  • Croda: Ismail Walele

    December 9, 2005
    Croda: Ismail Walele joined the Croda team as synthesis laboratory manager at the North American headquarters and innovation center in Edison, NJ. He previously worked at Finetex, Inc. as the director of new technology/R&D.…


  • Burts Bees: Mike Indursky

    December 9, 2005
    Burt’s Bees: Mike Indursky was named chief marketing and strategic officer. He will report directly to Doug Meyer, president and CEO. In this newly created role, Indursky will lead all marketing activities including advertising, promotion, int…


  • ICMAD: Karen Acker

    December 9, 2005
    ICMAD: The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors board of directors re-elected Karen Acker, KA Consulting Corp., president of the association. Other officers elected include: first vice president, David Schieffelin, Models Prefer Ltd.;…


  • Smith & Vandiver Corp.: Michael Brown

    December 9, 2005
    Smith & Vandiver Corp.: Michael Brown has been named vice president of sales and will lead the sales and brand management of the Sinclair & Valentine division, manufacturers of natural bath and beauty products.…


  • Creative Nail Design: John Heffner

    December 9, 2005
    Creative Nail Design: John Heffner, president, was appointed to the new position of chief executive officer. He will be the chief spokesperson for nail and spa business, in addition to his current duties as president.…


  • Penn-Wheeling Closure: Bill Benson

    December 9, 2005
    Penn-Wheeling Closure: Bill Benson has been hired for the east regional sales position. Michael Corral is the new western regional sales manager. Richard Smith has been hired as sales coordinator.…


  • CTFA: Elvis Oxley

    December 9, 2005
    CTFA: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association announced that Elvis Oxley has joined the organization as senior director, government affairs. He most recently served as executive director of a political organization in Washington, DC.…


  • Murad: Robert Silton

    December 9, 2005
    Murad: Robert Silton has joined the professional division as director of strategic marketing. He will establish new programs and products that further connect professional skin care therapists with Murad, each other and with their clients.…


  • MGP Ingredients: Lydia Funk

    December 9, 2005
    MGP Ingredients: Lydia Funk has been promoted to corporate director of internal audit. She joined the company as internal auditor in 2004 after spending several years in financial auditing and accounting positions with the U.S. Department of…


  • BASF: G. Michael Kent

    December 9, 2005
    BASF: G. Michael Kent has been named marketing manager for the cosmetic solutions business in North America, effective June 20, 2005. Most recently, he was marketing manager for human nutrition for BASF in North America.…


  • DermaNew: Jeffrey L. Davis

    December 9, 2005
    DermaNew: Jeffrey L. Davis has been appointed chief financial officer. He was previously a financial executive for Sunterra Corp. where he served as a consultant to the president/CEO.…


  • Frutarom USA: Eugene Gene Jezek

    December 9, 2005
    Frutarom USA: Eugene “Gene” Jezek has been appointed functional food account executive. In his new role, Mr. Jezek will work closely with Frutarom’s key personnel in the U.S., as well as interface with Frutarom’s pharmaceutica…


  • Degussa: Craig Vail

    December 9, 2005
    Degussa: Craig Vail was appointed regional sales manager for the company’s Aerosil and Silanes business. His responsibilities include sales of the company’s Aerosil fumed silicas and organo-functional silanes, as well as managing distribu…


  • Markham Prestige Group: Melanie Koroyan

    December 9, 2005
    Markham Prestige Group: MPG has tapped Melanie Koroyan to serve as vice president of Alterna Professional Haircare, its recently acquired salon hair care line. Koroyan will oversee sales, marketing, education, finance and operations departments and e…