Stacy Coughlin was named global marketing communications and e-business manager for Dow Corning Industries—Xiameter and construction. Ms. Coughlin will oversee the creation and implementation of marketing communication strategies for the two industries and will expand Dow Corning’s commercial online capabilities. She has been with the company for 15 years.
The Consumer Specilaty Product Association announced that Steve Kellner, former senior vice president and general counsel, will retire on May 31. He will serve as counsel to the president until his retirement. Brigid Klein was named general counsel. Jane Wishneff joined the legal department as regulatory counsel. Marshall Jones was hired as office manager and assistant to the controller. As a result of John DiFazio’s retirement in January, Mario Mairena will serve as division staff executive to the air care division. Joe Yost will serve as division staff executive to the polishes and floor maintenance division.
Peter Yu has been named general manager of Risdon’s newly opened Shanghai office. He has an operational and senior management background with 10 years of experience developing teams and building organizations. He is an expert in China’s FMCG markets and has extensive experience in building management teams, SOPs and compensation programs in China.
James Agin was appointed director of quality at Q Labs Inc., Cincinnati, OH. He will be responsible for supervision of all aspects of quality systems and evaluating internal audits, coordinating accreditation and certification programs.
Svenja Frohling has been named marketing sales representative.
Named Bill Kelty, account manager. He will handle the gulf states sales territory out of Houston TX. Terry Wolf was also appointed senior account manager. He will be based in Cincinnati, OH and will handle the Ohio River Valley.
George Austin was appointed vice president, new business development of Charkit Chemical Corporation, Darien, CT. In his position, he oversees the sales and development of new business with a focus on new products and custom and proprietary products.
Steve Tanner, chief executive officer of Arylessence, Inc., has been named treasurer of the Fragrance Materials Association (FMA) of the U.S. The company also hired Michelle Harper as director of fragrance evaluation.
Frontier Natural Products:
Appointed Dan Lloyd as vice president of sales. He oversees all sales and customer-service activities at Frontier and will lead a 45-member staff.
Karen Kay has been named site leader for Angus Chemical Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, at the company’s flagship manufacturing plant in Sterlington, LA.