• Ashland Inc.: went knocking on a former Avon execs’ door and she happily answered their calling. Ashland Inc. added Janice Teal to its board of directors, according to The Associated Press. She is a former group vice president and chief scientific officer with Avon Products Inc. She retired from the beauty products company in 2010. With the addition of Teal, the company’s board now has 11 directors.
|Expert Advisory Council New at P&G Professional
• P&G Professional, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, has created an Expert Advisory Council. The council is a panel of renowned industry thought leaders assembled to work in collaboration with P&G Professional’s internal experts to identify opportunities.
The council includes:
Donna Allie (president, Team Clean Inc.)—An award winning entrepreneur in the cleaning industry, recognized for her expertise in minority and small business ownership;
Beatrix Babcock (MS-HSA, LPN, partner, HCI Consulting Group)—A practical nurse, offering over 40 years of expertise in the areas of healthcare and infection control;
Shelley Feist (executive director, Partnership for Food Safety Education)—Leader of an industry-government partnership supporting consumers with science-based information on home safe food handling and preparation;
David Frank (president, American Institute of Cleaning Sciences)—An industry authority on professional cleaning and maintenance and recognized key note speaker;
Roy Getz (CEO, Fry Cook and Cashier, RCO Limited—Raising Cane’s Ohio)—A leading operator and expert in food service, having worked in restaurant management for more than 30 years across some of the country’s best known brands;
Jim Mann (founder and executive director, Handwashing For Life Institute and The Handwashing Leadership Forum)—An award winning disinfection expert and product development chemist with a career dedicated to the reduction of food borne and person-to-person illness; and
Jan Matthews (CEO of RP Global and former Head of Catering, Cleaning and Waste, London 2012 Olympic Games).