• Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs, sell Coppertone, others

    (January 17, 2019)
    Bayer AG announced it plans to cut 12,000 jobs or approximately 10% of its workforce and sell its Coppertone sunscreens, Dr. Scholl’s foot products and animal-health business. “Through these moves, the company intends to focus on driving profitable growth in its core Consumer Health categories,” Bayer said in a statement regarding Coppertone and Dr. Scholl’s. Also included in the selling… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • APEAL appoints Tata Steel exec as new president

    The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) elected Tony Waite, Sales Director of Packaging at Tata Steel Europe, as President. He succeeds Stéphane Tondo of ArcelorMittal and will serve for the required two years. Waite has served with Tata Steel for 20 years, and prior, served as Regional Head for EIMEA in Dubai. “Under my presidency APEAL… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • MAA’s spring dinner meeting set for April 25 in Schaumburg

    (January 16, 2019)
    The date and location have been set for the Midwest Aerosol Association’s (MAA) Spring Dinner Meeting. It will be held on Thursday April 25 at the Westwood Tavern, 1385 N Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL from 5:30–8:30pm. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Coty announces myriad of executive changes and appointments

    (January 14, 2019)
    Coty Inc. revealed a series of executive leadership changes. Pierre-André Terisse has been appointed CFO and a member of the Executive Committee. Terisse previously served with Danone in roles such as Group CFO and GM of the Africa Division. Pierre Laubies, Coty’s CEO, will lead the formulation and implementation of the Consumer Beauty division’s strategic vision. Gianni Pieraccioni joins Coty… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA’s Steve Caldeira joins NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations’ board

    Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA)’s President & CEO Steve Caldeira has joined the Board of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA). The CMA comprises more than 260 industry-specific manufacturing associations and focuses on bolstering nationwide grassroots mobilization efforts and improving the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers. “On behalf of our members at HCPA, I am… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Good Morning, Let’s talk NAMs!

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