L’Oréal France: named Hervé Navellou as general manager. To leverage the strategic opportunities offered by the French beauty market, it has been decided to strengthen the governance of the group’s activities in France by cr… Read More »
GloProfessional: tapped Jerald Wenker as chief executive officer. He is responsible for all aspects of the gloProfessional business. Most recently, Wenker was president and chief operating officer at Dermalogica, where he led the sales and marke… Read More »
In the Chilean Andes, a unique tree has been praised for centuries for being the source of a natural wood and skin treatment—Quillaja saponaria molina, also referred to as Soap Bark tree. When reduced to a powder and mixed with water, the bark… Read More »
Vantage Specialty Ingredients acquired a majority share of Agrinsa, one of the world’s largest jojoba farms, located in Argentina. The Agrinsa farm is significantly larger than Vantage’s existing farm in Arizona, which was acquired in 201… Read More »
Symrise AG: appointed Olaf Klinger to become chief financial officer (CFO) of the company. He had been with AMEOS, a private clinic operator, where, as a managing executive, he is in charge of the finance department. Before that, he held various mana… Read More »
Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later this year.
The Dr. Organic br… Read More »
Effective Sept. 1, Bayer’s Material-Science business is now Covestro. Bayer intends to float Covestro on the stock market by mid-2016, following through with a plan that was announced in September 2014.
The name Covestro is made from a combina… Read More »
FRANCE: Chanel Research and Technology has revealed the latest winners of the Chanel-CE.R.I.E.S. Research Award: Julia Segre Ph.D (USA) received the 2014 Award and Emi Nishimura M.D., Ph.D. (Japan) is nominated as the 2015 award recipient.
The annual… Read More »
In the industrial and institutional (I&I) wipes sector, market leader Clorox Professional Products and various smaller brands like Metrex Research and Spartan Chemical are growing faster than the overall market, according to a recent report publi… Read More »