Lindal Group: appointed Robert F. Brands to the position of president-Americas, the company announced. He will be responsible for Western hemisphere P&L, operations, marketing, sales and customer relations in all market sectors, including cosmetics, household, pharmaceuticals, food industry and the technical industry. He will be based in the US and will report directly to Francois-Xavier Gilbert.
Most recently, Brands was managing director of the Personal Care Division of Rexam, which includeddispensing systems, makeup and home and personal care businesses.In that position he was responsible for P&L, worldwide marketing and sales, operations and R&D.
The company also named Phil Lever as its global sales director. In this role, he will lead worldwide initiatives to develop and grow sales opportunities for Lindal’s products in all applications, including cosmetics, household, pharmaceuticals, food industry and the technical industry.
Most recently, Lever was commercial director of Cambridge Consultants, a product design and development engineering consultancy. Previously, he was director of strategic planning and marketing for Consort Medical plc. Prior to this, he was commercial director for the company’s Bespak division.