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 Robert Haas, who will remain a director of the board. The company also named Todd Robichaux to the board, replacing Wyche Walton, who resigned. Mr. Robichaux also is managing director of Haas Wheat.
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