Personnel

  • Noveon: Thomas Malafronte

    January 10, 2006
    Steve Semenczuk was appointed global business director, personal care/ home care/surfactants; Vince Misiti was named director of new business development; Annie Bourgeat is now global sales director; and Julie Shlepr has been appointed global directo…


  • Degussa: Philip Munson

    January 10, 2006
    Degussa: Philip Munson was appointed site manager to oversee production for the care specialties and oligomers and silicones business units at its Goldschmidt Chemical Corporation facilities in Hopewell, VA. Munson’s career at Degussa spans mo…


  • Induchem USA: Nancy Weinmaster

    January 10, 2006
    Induchem USA: Nancy Weinmaster has been hired as West Coast account manager for the company’s new sales office in Santa Monica, CA. She has worked in R&D management in the personal care field for 15 years, most recently as senior dire…


  • Seppic: David Krempels

    January 10, 2006
    Seppic Inc.: David Krempels has joined the company as sales representative, covering the metro NJ sales region. He holds a BS in chemical engineering from Rutgers University and is a member of NYSCC. He was previously with Croda.…


  • Bio-Botanica Inc: Patricia Singh

    January 10, 2006
    Patricia Singh has been appointed senior account manager, personal care, covering the metro New York area (including Long Island) and New England sales territory. She previously was the director of personal care sales at Bio-Botanica Inc., holds a BS…


  • Clariant Masterbatches: Robert Wick

    January 10, 2006
    l Clariant Masterbatches: Robert Wick has been named product manager for Clariant Masterbatches Specialty Compounding, headquartered in Millington, MD. In his new role, Mr. Wick will work with sales and marketing staff to identify and serve customers…


  • International Paper: Robert M. Amen

    January 10, 2006
    l International Paper: Robert M. Amen, president, has announced his decision to retire from the company after a brief transition period. He has worked for the company for 26 years in a number of capacities, including assignments in many of the compan…


  • Quaker City Chemicals: Pamela Rogers

    January 10, 2006
    l Quaker City Chemicals, Inc.: Pamela J. Rogers has been hired as market development manager to work with coatings, ink and paint manufacturers. She was previously employed as a consultant for SpecialChem of Paris, France and also held a number of po…


  • CTFA: Kathleen Dezio

    January 10, 2006
    l CTFA: Kathleen Dezio has joined the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) as executive vice president of public affairs and communications.…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba Co.: Gwendolyn Vestraci

    January 10, 2006
    l Desert Whale Jojoba Co.: Gwendolyn Vestraci Holt has been appointed the West Coast regional account manager. She will focus her efforts on managing current accounts and developing new personal care business.…


  • Acuity Brands: Richard K. Reece

    January 10, 2006
    l Acuity Brands, Inc.: Richard K. Reece has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He has over 25 years of financial and operational experience, most recently as vice president, finance and chief financial officer of…


  • Estee Lauder Cos: Lynne Greene

    January 10, 2006
    l Estée Lauder Cos.: Lynne Greene was promoted to president of the Clinique brand. Ms. Greene was formerly president of Estée Lauder’s specialty group worldwide division, where she oversaw the Prescriptives, La Mer and Jo Malone b…


  • Jo Malone and La Mer: Maureen Case

    January 10, 2006
    The company also announced that Maureen Case will become president of the Jo Malone and La Mer brands. She will continue in her current role as president of Bobbi Brown Worldwide and will continue to report to Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, group presid…


  • Hill Top Reasearch: Dr. Rossmeri

    January 10, 2006
    l Hill Top Research: Dr. Rossmeri Mon-talvo, M.D., MBA., has been hired as site director. He will be responsible for the clinical research operations at the West Palm Beach and Miamiville, OH Oral Care research centers.…


  • Hill Top: Dr. Joseph A. Kanapka

    January 10, 2006
    Dr. Joseph A. Kanapka, Ph.D., has been hired as technical director. He will be responsible for the technical quality of the studies conducted in West Palm Beach and the Miamiville locations. He will also participate with Hill Top’s Technical T…