Personnel

  • Mastertaste Inc.:

    January 10, 2006
    Mastertaste Inc.: Paul Hood has been appointed general manager of the company’s Zesty Smoke team in Crossville, TN. Mr. Hood joined Mastertaste through its acquisition of Hickory Specialties and its Zesty Smoke brand in 2001. Most recently, he…


  • Essential Ingredients: Mike Manning

    January 10, 2006
    l Essential Ingredients: In conjunction with its expansion into the northeast, Mike Manning has been appointed business manager for the northeast region. Tony Casas has also joined the Essential Ingredients team as sales executive for the northeast…


  • Ecolab Inc: Allan L. Schuman

    January 10, 2006
    l Ecolab Inc.: Allan L. Schuman will retire as chairman on May 12 and will be replaced by president and chief executive Douglas M. Baker. Mr. Schuman joined Ecolab in 1957 as a junior salesman and has since served in a variety of management positio…


  • Revlon: Debra L. Lee

    January 10, 2006
    Revlon: Debra L. Lee, president and chief executive of Black Entertainment Television, and Kathi P. Seifert, chairman of consulting firm Pinnacle Perspectives, have been elected to Revlon’s board, boosting its size to 12 directors.…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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.…


  • 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.…


  • 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.…


  • 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.…


  • 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.;…


  • 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…


  • 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.…