Personnel

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…