Tom Burns has been named director of sales NAFTA for Cognis Care Chemicals. Mr. Burns has over 20 years of experience in the personal care and HI&I industry. Prior to this appointment, he was market manager for the consumer specialties division of Interpolymer Corp. He also held a variety of domestic and international assignments at Lonza Inc. and Rhodia.
Sean Maguire has been appointed NAFTA regional sales manager, Lab Sero Active Cosmetics, in addition to his existing role as business manager, Care Chemicals-Canada. Mr. Maguire has over 20 years of sales and business management experience.
Debbie Pierce has joined Cognis as a West Coast sales account representative. Ms. Pierce has over 25 years of experience in the cosmetics industry. Most recently she was vice president R&D for California Tan. Previously she held a variety of positions with Bocchi Labs, Redken, Vidal Sasson and ISP.