Personnel

  • 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.…


  • Cognis Corporation: Hend de Jonge

    December 9, 2005
    Cognis Corporation: Henk de Jonge has been appointed regional sales director (NAFTA). He succeeds Walt Evans, who retired from Cognis in June.…


  • Procter & Gamble: Dr. Heiner Gurtler

    December 9, 2005
    Procter & Gamble: Dr. Heiner Gurtler will step down from his position as group president, global prestige and professional care and as CEO of Wella. He has separately advised the Wella AG supervisory board of his intention to resign from hi…


  • Centerchem: Bill OBrien

    December 9, 2005
    Centerchem: Bill O’Brien has joined the company as a new account manager to the Cosmetics Group. He was formerly section manager for R&D for BeautiControl in Carrollton, TX.…


  • Solvay Chemicals: Marc Nuchelmans

    December 9, 2005
    Solvay Chemicals: Marc Nuchelmans has been named senior vice president of sodium products. He joined Solvay S.A. in Brussels, Belgium in 1987, as an internal consultant in the logistics department. Most recently he was European logistics operations m…


  • Clariant: Terry Wells

    December 9, 2005
    Clariant: Terry Wells has been appointed product safety manager for the functional chemicals and life science chemicals divisions of Clariant Corporation in North America. She is a member of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication.…


  • Lambent Technologies: Brad Housenga

    December 9, 2005
    Lambent Technologies: Brad Housenga has been promoted to national sales manager; he has 20 years of sales and management experience in the specialty chemicals industry.…


  • Olin Corporation: Donald W. Bogus

    December 9, 2005
    Olin Corporation: Donald W. Bogus was elected to serve on the Olin board of directors, effective July 25, 2005. He is president of Noveon, Inc., a position he has held since June 2004.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…