September 2018 Spray 43
People In the News
Stefan Foitlinski has joined Lindal Group as
Sales Director for Germany and Eastern Europe.
Previously, Foitlinski was Senior Market Manager
for Paul Hartmann AG (Bode Chemie GmbH).
Prior, he was Regional Sales Manager in Germany
and Benelux for Wolf Plastics Group and Business
Development Director in Central Europe for
Global Closure Systems (GCS).
Douglas Kielwagen has been hired as GM for aerosol valve manufacturer
Majesty America by parent company Majesty Packaging
Systems Ltd. The position is situated in São Paulo, Brazil. Kielwagen
is a former GM at Precision Global.
Hock Huat Goh has been named President of Crown Holdings,
Inc.’s Asia Pacific Division, based in Singapore. He formerly served
as Senior VP & CFO of the Asia Pacific Division since 2003. Goh
succeeds Robert Bourque, Jr., whose new role is President of the
company’s Transit Packaging Division. Bourque will succeed Mark
Burgess, who is leaving the company on Sept. 30. Bourque will be
based in Glenview, IL.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. has named two senior executives, including
Noel Wallace, who was promoted to President & COO, and P. Justin
Skala, who was appointed Executive VP, Chief Growth & Strategy
Officer. Wallace joined Colgate in 1987 and most recently served as
COO, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Skala
previously served as COO, North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia
and Global Sustainability and originally joined the company in 1982.
American Cleaning Institute (ACI) has named
toxicologist Dr. James Kim as Associate VP, Science
& Regulatory Affairs. Kim previously served
as toxicologist with the Office of Management
and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information &
Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Statistical & Science
Policy Branch, a part of the Executive Office of the
President. Prior positions were with International
Life Sciences Institute’s Health & Environmental
Sciences Institute (HESI) and TetraTech Sciences. Kim is also the
author and co-author of more than 30 research articles.
Anna Chokina will be appointed VP, Global
Brand Marketing, Skincare & Personal Care at
Avon, Inc. on Sept. 24. Chokina joins Avon
from L’Oréal Paris, where she has served as GM,
Russia. Chokina’s previous appointments were
with Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo. Elena
Degtyareva, current VP of Global Marketing
Operations at Avon will assume the position of
VP, Global Fashion & Home.