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January 11, 2011




Arizona Chemical: appointed Dr. Ramachandra Shastry as technology manager for the specialty products group. His responsibilities include leading the technology assessment and development of specialty polymeric gellants for personal care applications and providing consultative solutions to support customer formulation development. Shastry joins Arizona Chemical following successful tenures as the director of R&D at Accupac and Medicia. His prior experiences include positions as manager at the Natural Dentist and as senior scientist at Gillette and Colgate-Palmolive.

CPL Aromas: named Angus McJannet international account manager. Based at the company’s UK headquarters, he will be responsible for key international regions that are currently serviced from the UK. Having worked at Firmenich and most recently IFF, McJannet has expertise in developing business in some of the key CPL target markets, according to the company.


Tri-K Industries: added two account managers, David Parisi and Amit Ramakrishnan, to its U.S. sales team. Parisi joins Tri-K as account manager for the Southeast with many years experience in the personal care industry. He was previously with Arch Personal Care, where he served as senior technical sales representative for the southern U.S. and Mexico, developing and growing sales in the region. Parisi has also held sales positions with Uniqema and Stepan. The company welcomed Ramakrishnan in the newly created position of associate sales manager for the Midwest, where he will be covering small to medium sized accounts, supplementing the major account coverage provided by Marta LeFave.

Ramakrishnan, Parisi
Glenn Corporation: appointed Janelle Asumang as an additional Midwest account manager to its growing technical sales force. She will be responsible for covering both the personal care and HI&I markets in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. With more than a decade of industry experience, Asumang brings both lab and sales know-how to her role at Glenn Corp., according to the company. Her previous experience includes chemist roles at Great Lakes Chemical Corporation and Volt Technical Resources, and sales roles at Eli Lilly and Company and

WSL Strategic Retail: named Shilpa Bharne Rosenberry vice president, consulting. In this new role, Rosenberry’s responsibilities will be expanded to include managing all consulting clients and overseeing WSL Strategic Retail’s marketing activities. Prior to being named vice president, Rosenberry had been a senior consultant with WSL Strategic Retail since December 2005.

She has nearly 15 years of experience in brand strategy, trend research and client counsel and consulting having served as manager of merchandise analysis for Linens ‘N’ Things and senior manager for housewares for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She began her career as a business consultant at Accenture.

The International Fragrance Association (IFRA): appointed a new president, Pierre Sivac. A French national, he was educated in both France and the U.S. and is an experienced industry executive having worked for major global companies such as Coty, Unilever and Henkel. Sivac’s recent responsibilities at Coty included Calvin Klein, Cerruti, Chloe, Marc Jacobs and Davidoff. According to IFRA, he is “well placed” to take over from Jean-Pierre Houri, who retired from IFRA at the end of 2010 after five years at the helm.

Reckitt Benckiser: appointed Liz Doherty as chief financial officer (CFO). Doherty was CFO at Brambles Industries PLC for two years. Prior to Brambles, she was the second in command in the finance function at Tesco PLC where she was group international finance director with additional responsibility for corporate accounts, group tax and treasury. She spent seven years at Tesco PLC, having joined the firm following a 22-year career at Unilever PLC. She has 14 years of international experience having worked in Australia, Spain, the Netherlands and Thailand.

Innovative Cosmetic Labs (ICL): appointed Michael Robinson as general manager. He brings more than 20 years of professional management experience to ICL.


Robinson has extensive experience in retail and direct sales, finance, branch and project management, business development and contract negotiation. For the past six years, he held the position of director of operations for two privately-owned businesses.

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