Personnel


  • Ajinomoto USA: Douglas Dunn

    Ajinomoto USA: Douglas Dunn was named West Coast sales manager. He formerly served with Rhodia as a sales representative. Robert Rech was ap-pointed East Coast sales manager.…
    11.14.05

  • BreeZe Products: Jennifer Sunday

    BreeZe Products: Jennifer Sunday was named director of quality control.…
    11.14.05

  • Joico: Melody Lyman

    Joico: Melody Lyman was named marketing manager of hair color, responsible for the Vero Color system and new color product development. Carey Hirschman was appointed marketing manager of hair care. She is responsible for overseeing Color En-durance.…
    11.14.05

  • Alison Raffaele Cosmetics: Mark Friedberg

    Alison Raffaele Cosmetics: Mark Friedberg was appointed chief operating officer. He previously served as senior vice president of operations for InStyle.com.…
    11.14.05

  • Arcade Marketing: Mary S. Weiser

    Arcade Marketing: Arcade vice president Mary S. Weiser was elected to the board of governors of Cosmetic Executive Women.…
    11.14.05

  • Sexy Hair Concepts: Beth Weinstein

    Sexy Hair Concepts: Beth Weinstein was named education director, responsible for creating and implementing artist and star training on national and international levels. Ms. Weinstein formerly served with Federated Merchan-dising, Marchon Eyewear and…
    11.14.05

  • Unilever: Charles Strauss

    Unilever: Charles Strauss will retire from the board of directors at Unilever NV and Unilever PLC in May. He has served with the company for 18 years, and currently serves as president of Unilever Home and Personal Care-North America and chairman of…
    11.14.05

  • Albemarle: John M. Steitz

    Albemarle: John M. Steitz was appointed senior vice president of business operations, responsible for Albemarle’s polymer chemicals and fine chemicals business units, sales and marketing, research and development, market research and the compan…
    11.14.05

  • Symrise: Kathy Cullin

    Symrise: Kathy Cullin was named senior vice president, fine fragrances North America and will oversee all related activities. She will be based in the New York studio and work with the team in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Cullin previously served as gene…
    11.14.05

  • Playtex Products: Douglas D. Wheat

    Playtex Products: Douglas D. Wheat was appointed chairman. Mr. Wheat has been a director of Playtex since 1995 and is president of Haas Wheat & Partners LP, which has affiliated partnerships that are major shareholders of Playtex. He replaces Rob…
    11.14.05

  • Nordenia International: Thomas Buckenberger

    Nordenia International: Former vice executive chairman of the board Thomas Buckenberger was appointed board chairman, responsible for the industrial films division in Europe and America. He replaced Ralph Landwehr, who was named executive vice chairm…
    11.14.05

  • Creative Nail Design: Danielle Devine

    Creative Nail Design: Danielle Devine was appointed director of marketing, professional products. Formerly the enhancement category manager, Ms. Devine was honored with the company’s manager of the year award in 2003. In other news, Susan Lumsd…
    11.14.05

  • Saint-Gobain: Roberto Caliari

    Saint-Gobain: Roberto Caliari has been appointed senior vice president, responsible for ceramics and plastics, abrasives and reinforcements branches. Mr. Caliari will personally head the ceramics and plastic branch. He formerly served as general dele…
    11.14.05

  • Alcan

    Alcan: A new management team and structure were established after the acquisition of Pechiney. The Alcan Packaging division is headed by president and chief executive officer Christel Bories and chief operating officer Armin Weinhold. Several vice pr…
    11.14.05

  • Johnson & Johnson: James T. Lenehan

    Johnson & Johnson: James T. Lenehan, vice chairman of the board of directors and president, retired on Feb. 1 after 28 years with the company. He started his career at J&J in 1976 at subsidiary McNeil Consumer Products Co. Mr. Lenehan will be…
    11.14.05

  • Alzo International Adds John Schnappauf in Sales

    Alzo International: John Schnappauf was named account manager, responsible for New Jersey, New York, Connect-icut, Pennsylvania and Maryland. He formerly served as senior R&D color chemist, Maybelline and Dermablend.…
    11.14.05

  • Clairol Professional: Matt Dumas

    Clairol Professional: Matt Dumas was named director of marketing, responsible for corporate and brand marketing initiatives. He formerly served with Procter & Gamble as brand manager of Pampers and Vicks, Western Europe.…
    11.14.05

  • Hatco Corporation: Dr. Gary T. Babic

    Hatco Corporation: Dr. Gary T. Babic was named business manager, Asia-Pacific. He will be responsible for new business development for Hatco’s specialty esters in the region.…
    11.14.05

  • Flavor & Fragrance Specialties: Tom Ryan

    Flavor & Fragrance Specialties: Tom Ryan was named perfumer. He joins the company from Takasago. Renata Kvantas has also been named perfumer after serving as a junior perfumer and candle chemist at Bell Flavors & Fragrances and Alene Can-dles…
    11.14.05

  • PureOlogy Serious Colour Care: George Randall

    PureOlogy Serious Colour Care: George Randall was named regional sales manager, Pacific Northwest.…
    11.14.05