February 2019

ACI elects new chair, vice chair & welcomes three new directors

The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Board of Directors elected Sundar Raman of Procter & Gamble Co. as its new Chair and Scott Behrens of Stepan Co. as the new Vice Chair at the recent 2019 ACI Convention. Raman is VP, North America Fabric Care at P&G, while Behrens is Stepan’s VP & GM of Global Surfactants.

Three executives were also elected to one-year terms by ACI’s board to fill existing vacancies, including Sean Clarry, GM Intermediates, Shell Chemical LP; Raj Kohli, VP, Global Personal Care, Global Home Care and Technology Strategy, Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Eric Reynolds, Executive VP, Cleaning and Burt’s Bees, The Clorox Co.

“ACI is able to strongly represent the cleaning product supply in part due to the breadth and depth of leaders serving on our Board of Directors,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President and CEO. “With our current Board, we look forward to maximizing ACI’s ability to serve the growth and innovation of our industry for years to come.”