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Johannes Schick, CEO of the Stölzle Glass Group, has stepped
down. Georg Feith, who has held various management positions
with parent company CAG group, has taken over management.
Tomi Environmental Solutions, Inc., the maker of hospital disinfectant
SteraMist, has appointed Stephen Grant as VP of Sales. Grant
has more than 30 years experience and most recently served as VP of
Life Science and Americas Sales & Marketing at Bioquell Inc.
Sheri Pear has joined Micro-
Care as Marketing Communications
Specialist, a newlycreated
Corp. has also appointed Maryblaise
Larson as the Human
Acquisition Lead, another
Yang Li, Global Business Coordinator at Tricor-
Braun, has been awarded the Certified Packaging
Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute
of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). To qualify, Li
passed an exam on the fundamentals of packaging
machinery, materials and technology. Yang
began his career at TricorBraun in 2015 as an
Jennifer Clancy has joined Lonza’s Consumer Product Ingredients
(CPI) business as Senior Director of Global Marketing. Clancy’s
previous roles were held with Firmenich, Inc., Estée Lauder, Elizabeth
Arden and International Flavors & Fragrances. Lonza has also
appointed Alexandra D’Arcangelis, PhD, as Skin Biology Lead for
CPI. Most recently, D’Arcangelis served as R&D director for Beauty
Manufacturing Solutions, and prior with Chanel and Unilever.
Lonza CPI has also tapped Stefan Verseck, PhD, as Technology
Scout & Biotechnology Expert for the Personal Care, Hygiene &
Preservation businesses. Prior to Lonza, Verseck served with BASF,
Cognis and Degussa AG/Evonik Degussa.
People In the News
Ken Wiecoreck has been named VP of Operations
at American Spraytech. Wiecoreck most
recently served as Managing Director & President
of the U.S. division of Borealis AG. He has
also held positions with Union Carbide and The
Dow Chemical Co.
Esra Erkal-Paler has been appointed to the new position of Chief
Global Corporate Affairs Officer and a member of the Executive
Committee of Coty, Inc. She previously served as head of external
communications for AstraZeneca. Erkal-Paler has more than 20
years experience with companies such as L’Oréal Group, Unilever,
Burson-Marsteller and Shandwick and is a trustee and chairperson
of the British Skin Foundation.
Beiersdorf has named Dessi Temperley, head
of Investor Relations at Nestlé, as its new CFO.
She will start at the end of June. Temperley’s past
appointments were with Nestle’s Purina brand,
Shell Bulgaria and Cable & Wireless.
Henkel recently appointed Christoph Kaul to
the role of General Manager of Kenra Professional,
a brand in the company’s Beauty Care
Hair Professional portfolio in North America.
The Body Shop hired Andrea Blieden as U.S. General Manager.
She joined the company in 2016 as VP, Marketing and was first
appointed Acting General Manager in October 2017 to support the
transition of The Body Shop to new owner Natura & Co.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. announced company veteran Dennis Hickey
will step down as CFO and will be succeeded by Corporate Controller
Henning Jakobsen. Hickey, who joined Colgate in 1977 and has
served as CFO since 2011, will become Vice Chairman. Jakobsen
joined the firm in 1989 and has served as Corporate Controller since
International Sanitary Supply Association
(ISSA), the worldwide cleaning industry association,
has hired Michael Gies as Executive
Director of the ISSA Foundation, the giving arm
of the association. Gies will oversee the entire
Foundation, including Cleaning for a Reason,
the charitable partner that works with professional
cleaning companies to donate free house
cleanings to women battling cancer throughout
the U.S. and Canada.
Quadpack has tapped Anthony Le Minoux to serve as Managing Director
of Quadpack America. Le Minoux previously held the role of
Global Sales & Marketing Director at Rexam and CTL/Tuboplast.
He will be responsible for spearheading Quadpack’s strategy in North
America and consolidating Quadpack’s presence in South America.
Parent company Firmenich named Mathias Hemberger as the new
President of Agilex Fragrances. He assumed responsibility on May
1 and succeeded Joy Atkinson, who will now resume her role of VP
Body & Home Care North America exclusively.
John Seifert has been promoted to the post of Chief Financial
Officer of Tekni-Plex, Inc. We incorrectly identified Seifert as
Chief Executive Officer in the May issue.