June 2012

People in the News

People in the News

Robertet Fragrances announced the appointment of Jennifer Powderly as its
new Marketing Director. She has more than 20 years of experience, previously working for Bath & Body Works, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain
and Avon Products, where she launched the FiFi awardwinning fragrance Little Black Dress.

People in the NewsThe Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) announced
the appointment of Lynne Harris, M.A., APR, to VP of Communications. She will be responsible for leading CSPA’s external and member communications programs. Additionally, she will work with CSPA’s leadership to promote and enhance the Association’s brand and will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of public relations and marketing activities.

Prior to joining CSPA, Harris served as Corporate Communications Director for NISH and is also is a former Harris news anchor, assignment editor, reporter and talk show producer for WILM-AM (Wilmington, DE), WAMU-FM (Washington, DC) and WPFW-FM (Washington, DC). In all, she has 17 years of experience in communications, along with a decade of service as a journalist.

Penray announced that Tom Regan has joined the company as Production Supervisor in the company’s Elk Grove Village, IL plant. He joined Penray with more than 35 years of manufacturing experience in the aerosol and
liquid packaging industries. His most recent position was as a supervisor in the filling department at Hydrosol Inc., now known as Chicago Aerosol.

Ton Büchner was appointed as member of AkzoNobel’s Board of Management (BOM) as well as CEO. Hans Wijers stepped down from his position as CEO and BOM member. Keith Nichols was reappointed
for another four-year term, Leif Darner was reappointed for a two-year term and Rob Frohn stepped down from the BOM. Dolf van den Brink, Peter
Ellwood, Sari Baldauf and Ben Verwaayen were appointed to the Supervisory Board for four-year terms while Virginia Bottomley stepped down.

Alpha Packaging welcomed Jeffrey Kellar as President and CEO. He brings more than 20 years of packaging industry experience and was most recently President of Hexacomb. Prior to that, he was president of Alcoa’s Flexible Packaging business and served in various management roles at Tetra Pak.

People in the NewsB & H Labeling Systems has promoted Rodrigo Melo to the position of
Assistant Global Field Service Manager. He assumes responsibility for managing B & H’s field service engineers around the world.

Thomas Schönen, VP, Corporate & Brands Communications, left Beiersdorf in April to accept a new position outside of the company. Until a successor is
appointed, Petra Rob will take over the position.

People in the NewsTricorBraun has named Charles Pfister CFO. He will be responsible for the finance, corporate administration and human resource groups and based in the firm’s St. Louis, MO headquarters. Previously, he was Senior VP of Finance for Kohl’s Corp. and VP for Home Depot.

Nicole Gesche was appointed Human Resources Manager at drom fragrances where she and is responsible for roughly 370 internationally active employees.

Mintel Group has named Katie Gross VP of the Beauty & Personal Care Division for the U.S. and Canada.