HallStar Names Paro Chairman of the Board
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HallStar: elected John Paro, president and chief executive officer of the company since May 2006, chairman of the board. He succeeds George Vincent, who served as chairman for 23 years before retiring in this year. Mr. Vincent will continue to serve on the board of directors.
Cognis: appointed Marco Panichi as its next chief financial officer, replacing Klaus Edelmann, who will leave the management board and become a member of the supervisory board. Mr. Panichi started his career with Henkel in 1997, and has been with Cognis since 1999. His most recent position with the company was group vice president of corporate controlling and development.
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BASF Corporation: appointed Michael Birman as industry manager, effect pigments. In this new position, he will focus on the market positioning of the BASF pigments for
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Arbonne: tapped Katherine Napier as chief executive officer of the company. She was most recently senior vice president of marketing for McDonald’s Corporation, and she spent more than 20 years with Procter & Gamble (P&G).
The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association: named Luiz Vieira of EMD Chemicals Inc. and Dan Van Kampen of FlintGroup Pigments as chairman and vice
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Also elected to serve one-year terms as members of the board of governors were Mike Klein of Dominion Colour, who just completed two years as chairman; and Chuck Jones of Clairant Corporation, Bob Lane of The Shepherd Color Company, Dave Klebine of Apollo Colors, Myron Petruch of Sun Chemical Corporation, Dan Swiler of Ferro Corporation, Roger Weaving of Aceto Corporation, and Phil Webb of BASF.
Continuing on the board is Ron Levi of Bruchsaler Farbenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG. J. Lawrence Robinson was reelected as president, secretary and treasurer for another one-year term.
Babor Cosmetics: named Christine Wild head of international sales and country management. She most recently spent four years at Wala Pharmaceutical GmbH, where she oversaw international sales.