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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • BreeZe Products: Jennifer Sunday

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

  • 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

  • Clairol Professional: Linda Langley

    Clairol Professional: Linda Langley was appointed director of shows and events, responsible for overseeing Clairol Professional’s presence at regional and national shows. She most recently served as director of show development, Matrix.…
    11.14.05

  • Decorpart Ltd.: Nicola Davies

    Decorpart Ltd.: Nicola Davies was promoted to sales development executive, responsible for developing sales with existing customers. She joined the company in 2002 as key accounts manager.…
    11.14.05

  • Axilone USA: Eric Bigotte

    Axilone USA: Eric Bigotte was promoted to president of Axilone USA. He is responsible for overseeing manufacturing and sales of the company’s two divisions, Axilone Plastic and Axilone Metal. Mr. Bigotte formerly served as vice president of Axi…
    11.14.05

  • Estée Lauder Companies: William Laud-er

    Estée Lauder Companies: William Laud-er, grandson of the company’s founders, will be named chief executive officer on July 1. Mr. Lauder has been with the company since 1986 and was named chief operating officer in January 2003. He is al…
    11.14.05

  • Arizona Natural Resources: Cheryl Fornshell

    Arizona Natural Resources: Cheryl Fornshell was promoted from director of operations to executive vice president. Ms. Fornshell has served with the company for more than 20 years.…
    11.14.05