Personnel

  • Lucta USA: Robert Orth

    December 9, 2005
    Lucta USA: Robert Orth has joined the company at its Northbrook, IL headquarters as executive vice president, fragrance division. Jodi Wilson has been appointed senior perfumer.…


  • Givaudan Fragrances: Heidi Richardson

    December 9, 2005
    Givaudan Fragrances: Heidi Richardson was hired as senior marketing manager for the firm’s New York Fine Fragrance Creative Center. David O’Halloran was hired as director, cosmetics and applications laboratory.…


  • Fashion Group International: Denise Ortell

    December 9, 2005
    Fashion Group International: Denise Ortell, founder and president of DFO Creative Consultants, was named Entrepreneur of the Year. DFO is a graphic design firm that services a wide range of clients including Tag Heuer, Colgate-Palmolive, Seagram, Uni…


  • Tri-K Industries: Lauren DelDotto

    December 9, 2005
    Tri-K Industries: Lauren DelDotto has been promoted to marketing manager, and will manage all of the duties and responsibilities formerly handled by Penny Antonopoulos. Ms. DelDotto previously served as international business manager for TRI-K, and w…


  • nternational Flavors and Fragrances: Joe Farranda

    December 9, 2005
    International Flavors and Fragrances: Joe Farranda was appointed to the newly created role of chief marketing officer. Joanne Trembley was promoted to vice president of sales, North America, fine fragrance and beauty care.…


  • Portola Packaging: Brian Bauerbac

    December 9, 2005
    Portola Packaging: Brian Bauerbach has been appointed to the position of president and chief executive officer.…


  • MGP Ingredients: Christine Daraska

    December 9, 2005
    MGP Ingredients: Christine Daraska has joined the company as director of sales, western region for Personal Care Ingredient Solutions. Linda Tuley has been named Personal Care Ingredients sales representative.…


  • M&H Plastics USA: Diana Scofield

    December 9, 2005
    M&H Plastics USA: Diana Scofield was appointed western regional account manager. In the newly created position, she will be responsible for servicing all customer accounts in TX, UT and AZ.…


  • Finetex, Inc.: Philip A. Matena

    December 9, 2005
    Finetex, Inc.: Philip A. Matena has joined the company as vice president and general manager, and will be headquartered at the Finetex facility in Elmwood Park, NJ. He was formerly VP of personal care at Rhodia, Inc.…


  • Century Cosmetics: Desiree Calderone

    December 9, 2005
    Century Cosmetics: Desiree Calderone has joined the company as clinical esthetician, focusing on medical grade treatments and skin care solutions.…


  • Murad Inc.: Cheryl Forberg

    December 9, 2005
    Murad Inc.: Cheryl Forberg, RD, author of Stop the Clock! Cooking, has joined the company as anti-aging dietitian. She will provide anti-aging nutrition strategies complete with shopping lists and recipes.…


  • Yankee Candle Co.: Bruce H. Besanko

    December 9, 2005
    Yankee Candle Co.: Former Best Buy finance executive Bruce H. Besanko has been tapped as CFO and senior vice president of finance to replace Robert R. Spellman, who has retired. Vijay Vishwanath has been appointed to the company's board of directors.…


  • Este Lauder: Andrea Robinson

    December 9, 2005
    Esteé Lauder: Andrea Robinson was appointed to the newly created position of chief marketing officer. She will lead global marketing for the Lauder brand skincare, makeup and fragrance worldwide.…


  • Playtex Products, Inc.Ronald B. Gordon

    December 9, 2005
    Playtex Products, Inc.Ronald B. Gordon has been appointed to the Playtex board of directors. He most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Nice-Pak Products, Inc.…


  • Frutarom: Ariel Calmanovici

    December 9, 2005
    Frutarom: Ariel Calmanovici was appointed chief financial officer. Karla Markwardt was named west coast sales executive.…