Rosenberger Joins HallStar in Corporate Development
|Rosenberger of Hallstar
named David L. Rosenberg- er director, corporate development. In this new position, he will support global growth opportunities for existing products, new technologies and potential acquisitions. Mr. Rosenberger served more than 28 years at Dow Chemical in a number of critical business development roles. Most recently, he held the position of vice president, corporate development, for a start-up company in California, that marketed catalyst technology to the life sciences, specialty chemical and polymer industries.
appointed Hiroji Ishii as associate director of Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc.’s specialty chemicals division. He comes to the U.S. after working for 16 years in the specialty chemicals department and personal care ingredients group of Ajinomoto Co., Inc. in Tokyo, Japan. He will oversee marketing and sales promotion in his new position.
| Stewart of Basic Research
named Brad Stewart president. He joined the company in May 2007 as chief financial officer, bringing with him 24 years of experience including eight years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and several years as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of public and private companies.
DSM Nutritional Products:
appointed Kathy Maurer as its new senior marketing manager for its North American personal care business unit. Ms. Maurer comes from National Starch and Chemical Company, where her background was in both technical and marketing platforms. Manal Sarris was also appointed Southeast account manager for DSM Nutritional Products. Based in Dallas, TX, she has most recently held positions with Beauticontrol Cosmetics and Revision Skin Care. Ms. Sarris is replacing Ian Lawrence, who has been promoted to national sales manager.
| Zazyczny of Gelest
appointed Joel M. Zazyczny business manager for silanes and metal organics. In his new position, his responsibilities will include product management, marketing, business development and strategic global initiatives for the silane and metal organic product lines. He has 20 years experience in silicon chemistry, surface modification and industrial minerals applications development; holding key technical, commercial and executive positions with Hüls America, Polar Mineral and Imerys Performance Minerals N.A. Prior to joining Gelest in 2008, Mr. Zazyczny served as division vice president of marketing, sales and business development at Imerys Performance Minerals North America from 2003-2007.
| Habrock of Alterna
appointed Tom Habrock chief financial officer. He has been working in the beauty industry for more than 17 years, beginning at Wella Germany in the early 1990s. In 1995, he moved to the U.S. where he was named vice president of finance for the Wella Corporation, eventually becoming the chief financial officer in 2000 for Wella/Sebastian. In 2006, Mr. Habrock moved to Stila, where he was the vice president of finance. Prior to joining Alterna, Mr. Habrock was working as an independent consultant for various companies.
appointed Holger Wetzler vice president, innovation, marketing, fabric and home care. In this newly-created position, he is responsible for global marketing of detergents and household cleaners in the scent and care division. Mr. Wetzler joins Symrise from McBride in Luxemburg, where he worked as head of category development. He had previously been with Nordmilch AG as group brand manager for private labels.
appointed Kenneth “Casey” Keller, president, U.S., effective immediately. Reporting to V. James Marino, president and chief executive officer, Mr. Keller will develop and execute strategy for the U.S. Mr. Keller comes to Alberto-Culver with nearly 20 years of global consumer products management experience, including Motorola
welcomed Dave Heuer to the newly-created position of director of business development. He brings over 30 years of sales and management experience to the company—establishing his career more than 16 years ago in the personal care industry. In his new position, Mr. Heuer will be responsible for expanding BioScreen’s North America business development team.
appointed Jeff Lind as the company’s chief executive officer, overseeing all operational aspects including supply chain and purchasing management, as well as financial expenditures. He has more than 17 years of business experience, including leadership roles in sales and marketing, corporate finance, supply chain and risk management. Most recently, Mr. Lind served as the director of marketing and sales for a leading nutritional company.
The company also recently welcomed Jim Cudahy as president, responsible for managing day‐to‐day operations of both the New Jersey and Utah offices and leading efforts to achieve long‐term goals of continued growth and expansion, specifically for the company’s new full‐service contract manufacturing division. Mr. Cudahy has more than 26 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, working for several Fortune 100 companies in the food space including Kraft and Kellogg.
Procter & Gamble:
has named Marc S. Pritchard global marketing officer, reporting to Robert A. McDonald, chief operating officer. He will replace James R. Stengel, global marketing officer, who will retire on Oct. 31, 2008 after 25 years of service.
Bruce Brown was also selected as chief technology officer, replacing G. Gilbert Cloyd, who retired from Procter & Gamble Company after more than 33 years of service. Mr. Brown previously served as vice president, research and development, global hair care and global hair colorants.
has appointed Karl D. Gordinier III senior account manager for Drom. In his new role, he will be responsible for the management and coordination of Drom’s U.S.-based fine fragrance accounts, operating out of the company’s fine fragrance studio in downtown New York City. During his career at companies such as Givaudan, Firmenich and most recently Takasago, Mr. Gordinier managed accounts such as Falic Fashion Group, Liz Claiborne Cosmetics, Coty Inc., Beauty Avenues and Elizabeth Arden.
named Guillaume Jesel senior vice president of global marketing. He will continue to report to John Demsey, group president, The Estée Lauder Companies. Most recently, Mr. Jesel served as vice president, global marketing, at M·A·C, where he served as a liaison with Tom Ford for his collaboration with the brand, and as executive director, international marketing, M·A·C. Before joining the Estée Lauder Companies in 2000, he served in several marketing capacities at Lancôme.
Mary Renaud was also promoted to senior vice president, general manager, M·A·C International. She was most recently the vice president, regional director for Europe and South Africa, M·A·C International. Ms. Renaud succeeds Sandra Main who has been named senior vice president, general manager, international, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, a newly created position at the company.
appointed Carol J. Hamilton, president, Luxury Products Division. She has been president, L’Oréal Paris since 2002. Karen T. Fondu, currently president, Maybelline New York/Garnier, will succeed Ms. Hamilton as president, L’Oréal Paris. David H. Greenberg, senior vice president, human resources, L’Oréal USA, will assume Ms. Fondu’s role as president, Maybelline New York/Garnier.
announced that Karen Fugate has joined the company as vice president, investor relations. Ms. Fugate will report to Mark Flaherty, senior vice president and chief financial officer. She most recently served as vice president, investor relations for Lennox International, and previously was vice president, investor relations for Sabre Holdings after serving in various roles in corporate and financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, and accounting during her 18-year tenure with the company.
has promoted Doreen McMorran to vice president of business development and marketing. She will focus on driving business growth through new licensee acquisition for Skinvisible’s formulated products and technology. Ms. McMorran brings almost 20 years of experience in the medical and pharmaceutical industry.
Thomas Eichberger succeeded Franco Lucá as president of the beauty division on Oct. 1. Mr. Eichberger has more than 20 years of experience as a marketing manager and product director. Most recently he was president, marketing and sales at Otto Männer Vertriebs.
appointed Jeremy Day as its Southeastern regional sales manager. He will be responsible for building and enhancing the company’s sales relationships in South Carolina, eastern Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Mr. Day has significant sales experience in the chemical industry, most recently with Sasol Wax Americas and Lehigh Technologies in sales and business development.
named Markus Gralka vice president of sales. He has much experience in the folding carton industry. For more than eight years, Mr. Gralka worked for Landerer GmbH & Co. KG in Neckarsulm, which is part of the Autajon group in France. This folding carton company supplied the international cosmetic industry as well as pharma and confections. For the past three years Mr. Gralka worked for H.Höhing in Heilbronn. In his position as managing director marketing and sales, Mr. Gralka was responsible for customer service team and the sales force.
Michael Lorelli has joined the company as chief executive officer. He brings extensive management experience with Fortune 100, as well as private equity backed companies. In another move, Herb Baer has joined Water-Jel Technologies as chief marketing officer and vice president consumer sales—a new position. He has two decades of experience with Fuji Photo Film USA where he held VP- level marketing and sales roles across a wide section of channels.
hired Greg Kreder as product development scientist for the support center in Louisville. He brings 18 years of experience in the brewing industry, where he worked in product development and research projects. Mr. Kreder earned his bachelor of science degree in chemistry at Southern Illinois University. D.D. Williamson is a supplier of colorants to the food and beverage industry.