Personnel

  • 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.…


  • Maybelline: Sara Younger

    December 9, 2005
    Maybelline: Sara Younger was appointed director of public relations for Maybelline New York. In her new role, she will be responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of public relations programs for the entire Maybelline New Yor…


  • 'LOral: Jean-Paul Agon

    December 9, 2005
    'L’Oréal: Jean-Paul Agon will succeed chairman and CEO Lindsay Owens-Jones in the role of CEO next year. Laurent Attala will succeed Agon as president and CEO of L'Oréal USA on July 1. Marc Menesguen has been named as successor to…


  • MGP Ingredients: Mary Kay OConnor

    December 9, 2005
    MGP Ingredients: Mary Kay O’Connor has joined the firm as general manager of the company’s personal care ingredients and biopolymer businesses.…


  • CTFA: Pamela G. Bailey

    December 9, 2005
    CTFA: Pamela G. Bailey succeeds Ed Kavanaugh as president and chief executive officer. She was previously the president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association. Marc Pritchard, president of global retail hair color, cosmetic and person…


  • Givaudan Fragrances: Aurlien Guichard

    December 9, 2005
    Givaudan Fragrances: Aurélien Guichard was promoted to the position of perfumer. He will continue to report to Cosimo Policastro at Givaudan’s Fine Fragrance Creative Center in New York.…


  • Church & Dwight: Bradley Casper

    December 9, 2005
    Church & Dwight: Bradley Casper, president of Church & Dwight’s U.S. personal care business, resigned to become chief executive officer of Dial Corp., the companies announced. Mr. Casper succeeds Dial CEO Herbert Baum, who has retired.…


  • Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, Inc.: Stuart Thomas

    December 9, 2005
    Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, Inc.: Stuart Thomas was appointed operations manager. He will oversee and direct all aspects of operations, including manufacturing, engineering and quality control.…


  • Levlad/Natures Gate: Paddy Spence

    December 9, 2005
    Levlad/Nature’s Gate: Paddy Spence has been appointed president, responsible for the company’s branded and private label businesses. Marty Hagge has been appointed senior vice president of sales and marketing. Jonathan Prince has been nam…


  • National Starch Personal Care: James Lynch

    December 9, 2005
    National Starch Personal Care: James Lynch has been named account supervisor, with responsibility for key customers in the Eastern U.S. As supervisor, he will provide select clients with technology concepts and established polymer technologies in the…


  • Seppic Inc.: Richard Germain

    December 9, 2005
    Seppic Inc.: Richard Germain has been appointed senior account representative and nonwoven (wet wipe) application specialist. He was previously specialty industrial products manager, North America. Michelle S. Carrillo was hired as technical sales as…


  • S.C. Johnson: Drew A. Franklin

    December 9, 2005
    S.C. Johnson: Drew A. Franklin was appointed to the position of president and general manager, Canada. He was previously employed with the firm as category manager, air care in the U.S.…


  • Degussa: John Rolando

    December 9, 2005
    Degussa: John Rolando has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Röhm America LLC, part of Degussa’s specialty polymers division. He succeeds Rodger Cram, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.…


  • Cognis: Diana Smith

    December 9, 2005
    Cognis: The Care Chemicals Division appointed Diana Smith to senior business manager of active ingredients. She will be responsible for the marketing and sale of Care’s Laboratoires Serobiologiques line of active ingredients within North Americ…