Personnel

  • Baker Petrolite: Joe Lasaponara

    February 14, 2006
    l Baker Petrolite: Joe Lasaponara will assume the role of North American sales manager, polymers group and will be responsible for sales management across the industrial and personal care industries. He previously held the position of account m…


  • Cosmotab: Jean-Marie Colle

    February 14, 2006
    l Cosmolab: Jean-Marie Colle has been appointed vice president of global business development, responsible for global color cosmetic sales. Mr. Colle joined Cosmolab in April of 2005 as managing director of Cosmolab Europe and is located in Cos…


  • Sun Chemical: David Hill

    February 14, 2006
    l Sun Chemical: Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (DIC), Sun Chemical Corporation’s parent company, has appointed David Hill chief executive officer and president of Sun Chemical. He will also join the board. Mr. Hill succeeds Wes Lucas who has resig…


  • DIC: Naoki Tsuji

    February 14, 2006
    DIC also elected Naoki Tsuji and Kazuo Kudo to the board of Sun Chemical Corporation.…


  • New Jersey Packaging: Robert Palmisano

    February 14, 2006
    New Jersey Packaging: Robert Palmisano has joined the company as sales and marketing manager. For the past seven years, he was eastern regional sales manager with American Fuji Seal, in Fairfield, NJ. Prior to that, he spent 12 years with CCL Label i…


  • Dermatologic Formula: Joseph S. Hawley

    February 14, 2006
    Dermatologic Formula: Joseph S. Hawley has been appointed president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Joe Contorno, a co-founder of the firm, who will become vice chairman. Mr. Hawley previously served with Avon Products Inc. for six years as…


  • MGP Ingredients: David Dykstra

    February 14, 2006
    MGP Ingredients, Inc.: David Dykstra has joined as industrial alcohol sales manager. He brings 18 years of sales and marketing experience to the position, including 11 years that were previously spent with the company. l Yankee Candle Co.: Pre…


  • Alco Chemical: Win Cooke

    February 14, 2006
    Alco Chemical: Win Cooke has been promoted to corporate vice president, Alco Chemical, and an officer of National Starch and Chemical Company. In his new position, Mr. Cooke will remain general manager of Alco Chemical’s global operations.…


  • The Clorox Co: George Harad

    February 14, 2006
    The Clorox Co.: George Harad has been elected to the board. Mr. Harad most recently served as executive chairman of the board of OfficeMax Inc. until his retirement in June 2005.…


  • Polarome International: Morry Seidel

    February 14, 2006
    Polarome International: Morry Seidel has been appointed manager of U.S. sales. Robert Habeck has been appointed marketing manager. John Potocek has been named sales executive and will be responsible for a wide variety of domestic accounts. Kristyn Br…


  • J&E Sozio: Dominique Bouley

    February 14, 2006
    J&E Sozio: Dominique Bouley has been hired as senior perfumer. Megan Hespos has joined the company as East Coast sales representative and marketing manager.…


  • Colgate-palmolive Co: Pedro Reinhard

    February 14, 2006
    l Colgate-Palmolive Co.: J. Pedro Reinhard, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Dow Chemical Co., has been elected to Colgate’s board. Having most recently overseen Dow’s Latin America and AgroSciences busin…


  • Nease Corp: Debbie Miniard

    February 14, 2006
    l Nease Corp.: Debbie Miniard has been promoted to supply chain manager at the Cincinnati, OH office. Her responsibilities will include negotiating and monitoring major supply contracts and overseeing a railcar fleet.…


  • Gordon W. Geist

    February 14, 2006
    Gordon W. Geist has been hired as sales and marketing manager. He will be responsible for the company’s field sales organization, developing sales budgets and forecasts, identifying new business opportunities and managing pricing.…


  • February 14, 2006
    lMcKernan Packaging: Jim Lemmons has been appointed to the new position of general manager. Bill Dennison has been appointed to the new post of wholesale purchasing manager.…