Croda Inc. promoted Jena Kinney from marketing manager, home care and functional specialities, where she was responsible for Croda’s interests in the industrial and household product arena to marketing manager, hair care. Prior to that, she held the position of account manager in Croda’s Midwest region. Before joining Croda, Ms. Kinney held sales and marketing positions at Lambent Technologies in Gurnee, IL and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Croda also welcomed Suellen Bennett as marketing manager to its botanicals division. She is specifically responsible for the Crodarom and Crodamazon lines. Ms. Bennett started her career as a microbiologist at Estée Lauder and held various sales and marketing positions at Brooks Industries, Biosil Technologies and GE. She is active with the New York Chapter of the SCC and will serve as the chair of the chapter in 2008.