Shelley Simmons was appointed VP, Global Communications, Aveda (The Estée Lauder
Cos.), effective June 25. She has held positions at The Body Shop since 2000, most recently as their Brand Communications & Values Director, Americas.
The Procter & Gamble Co. announced former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator Steve Owens as the newest member of its U.S. Sustainability Expert Advisory Panel (SEAP).
Diversified CPC International announced that Brock Manner has joined the company as a Regional Sales Manager. Manner has more than 22 years experience in the aerosol industry and is active in several industry trade associations. He will be based in Chicago, IL and will be responsible for sales in key markets.
Crown Holdings, Inc. announced that Christopher Homfray, President of Crown Europe, will step down due to personal reasons. He will remain as an Executive VP of the Company’s European Division, based in Baar, Switzerland, reporting to John Conway, Chairman and CEO. Gerard Gifford, President Crown Beverage Packaging North America, has been named as the new President of Crown Europe, effective June 1. Sara Stickler was appointed Manager, Educational Programs at the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE), a division of the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA). Stickler recently completed her Master’s of Public Policy at University of Maryland, where she specialized in Social & Educational Policy. She previously taught second grade at Indian Hill Exempted Village School District in Cincinnati, OH. Stickler earned her B.S. in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Psychology at Xavier University.
George B. Diamond passed away from prostate cancer on May 2 at the age of 91. He received his B.S. at McGill Univesity in Montreal, and in 1956 moved to New Jersey in 1956 to form and run a major aerosol contract filling firm. He was a pioneer and filler of the first compartmentalized aerosol products. Later, he founded DCC Containers, Inc., maker of a two-piece tinplate aerosol can. During the last several years he created prototypes of a one-piece, 45 mm and 202-diameter tinplate aerosol can, on a pilot line basis. He is survived by his wife, Mary.
The Lindal Group
announced the appointment of Moacir Camargo to the position of Managing Director of Lindal do Brazil, effective June 2012. Camargo, based in Sao Paolo, Brazil, worked most recently with Aptar’s Beauty + Home Division as Director General. He will report to Robert Brands, President and Phil Lever, Director, Global Sales for Lindal Group.
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) has appointed Gail Tannenbaum as Manager, Meeting Services. She was previously with the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America, Electronic Industries Alliance and the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives.
G. Douglas Bolen has been named Chief Information Officer of TricorBraun; he joined the firm as VP of Technology in 2009. Prior to joining the company, he was Director of Business Applications for Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
Carla Pavone has been employed as Sales Manager at Toly’s new office in Sao Paolo, Brazil, having worked in the cosmetic packaging industry for more than 10 years.