The Latest in Personnel Changes

Written on: March 1, 2014 by SprayTM




Dan O’Hare was made the LINDAL Group’s new Eastern Regional Sales Manager for North America. With more than 20 years of sales experience, his duties will be expanding the company’s customer base and maintaining key accounts in the eastern U.S.

Lauder, Jane


The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. announced that Jane Lauder has been named Global Brand President, Clinique. Lauder was previously Senior VP/Global General Manager, Origins, Ojon and Darphin.  Stephane de la Faverie will succeed her in that position.

Estée Lauder has also promoted Chris Good to the position of President, U.K. and Ireland, and Sandra Main the position of Global Brand President, La Mer.



CAPCO announced that Sean Fitzgerald has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. Currently Director of Sales in the aerosol division of Cobra Plastics, Fitzgerald’s sales career in the aerosol industry has spanned 24 years.

The American Cleaning Institute has honored Robert Hamilton with its annual Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award. Hamilton has spent the last 37 years developing detergents, cleaners, and specialty chemical formulations for Amway Corp. Since 2000, he has served as the company’s Regulatory Policy Director.

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. hired Rod Little as CFO. Little was previously a divisional CFO for Proctor & Gamble.

Coty, Inc. appointed Catia Cesari to the position of Senior VP Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions.

Helen of Troy named Julien Minninberg President and CEO of the company’s healthcare and home environments division. Minninberg previously worked at Proctor & Gamble. He will succeed company founder Gerald Rubin. Timothy Meeker will succeed Rubin as Chairman of the Board.

Denise Costrini and Doug Krysiak joined Croda, Inc. as Marketing Manager and Sales Manager, respectively. Costrini brings marketing and research experience from Dow Chemical and Univar. Krysiak previously worked at Dow Corning and TRI-K Industries.

Additionally, Chris Dederen, Research and Technology Specialist for Croda, was honored with the Allan R. Black award for best presentation at last year’s Society of Cosmetic Chemists annual conference. Dederen’s winning presentation, “Sensory Mapping Methodology Detects the Substantial Perceptible Effects of Emulsifiers in Emulsions,” is part of a body of research that led to Croda’s development of the Sensification program.

Beatrix Chartier


Drom Fragrances has named Beatrix Chartier as its Fine Fragrance Evaluation Director International. Previously, she served as Fine Fragrance Director for Quest and later for Givaudan.

Emile Henein


TRI-K Industries, Inc. appointed Emile Henein to the position of Business Manager–Actives. He was previously Industry Manager at BASF and most recently Global Business Manager at Stepan.

CY Lim


CY Lim was named Director of Global Glass—Asia for TricorBraun. In this capacity, Lim will oversee all glass product sourced from Asia, as well as investigate potential new suppliers.