Personnel

  • Desert Whale Jojoba Co.: Gwendolyn Vestraci

    January 10, 2006
    l Desert Whale Jojoba Co.: Gwendolyn Vestraci Holt has been appointed the West Coast regional account manager. She will focus her efforts on managing current accounts and developing new personal care business.…


  • Acuity Brands: Richard K. Reece

    January 10, 2006
    l Acuity Brands, Inc.: Richard K. Reece has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He has over 25 years of financial and operational experience, most recently as vice president, finance and chief financial officer of…


  • Estee Lauder Cos: Lynne Greene

    January 10, 2006
    l Estée Lauder Cos.: Lynne Greene was promoted to president of the Clinique brand. Ms. Greene was formerly president of Estée Lauder’s specialty group worldwide division, where she oversaw the Prescriptives, La Mer and Jo Malone b…


  • Jo Malone and La Mer: Maureen Case

    January 10, 2006
    The company also announced that Maureen Case will become president of the Jo Malone and La Mer brands. She will continue in her current role as president of Bobbi Brown Worldwide and will continue to report to Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, group presid…


  • Hill Top Reasearch: Dr. Rossmeri

    January 10, 2006
    l Hill Top Research: Dr. Rossmeri Mon-talvo, M.D., MBA., has been hired as site director. He will be responsible for the clinical research operations at the West Palm Beach and Miamiville, OH Oral Care research centers.…


  • Hill Top: Dr. Joseph A. Kanapka

    January 10, 2006
    Dr. Joseph A. Kanapka, Ph.D., has been hired as technical director. He will be responsible for the technical quality of the studies conducted in West Palm Beach and the Miamiville locations. He will also participate with Hill Top’s Technical T…


  • I Markwins International: James R. Koeppl

    January 10, 2006
    l Markwins International: James R. Koeppl, senior vice president and general manager of Markwins Beauty Products, has been promoted to president of the new U.S. and Canada cosmetic division, Markwins North America.…


  • Shiseido Co. Ltd: Heidi Manheimer

    January 10, 2006
    l Shiseido Co. Ltd.: Heidi Manheimer was promoted to chief executive officer of Shiseido Cosmetics (America) Ltd. She will be the first woman to hold the CEO title in the company’s 133-year history. She succeeds Toshio Negami, who will return t…


  • European Compliance Academy: Daniel Scheidegger

    January 10, 2006
    l European Compliance Academy: Daniel Scheidegger, vice president of operations and managing director of Genzyme Pharmaceuticals Liestal, has been appointed the new ECA chairman.…


  • HNC Products: Mark Moroni

    January 10, 2006
    l HNC Products, Inc.: Mark Moroni has been promoted to plant manager from plant engineer. Ripal Parikh has joined the company as process engineer. Daniel Toohil has joined HNC as plant engineer. Jared Patterson has been appointed logistics coor…


  • DermaNew: Dean Rhodes

    January 10, 2006
    DermaNew: Dean Rhodes, chief executive officer and co-founder of Derma- New, recently graduated from Harvard Business School’s owner/president management program. The intensive program led by Harvard’s entrepreneurial business faculty is…


  • 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.…