Fast Track

  • Strand Cosmetics Europe

    March 3, 2017
    Jacques de Prémare has joined Strand Cosmetics Europe as junior business manager in their new Brooklyn, New York office. He will lead the U.S. business development from New York, with Nathalie Dessirier, senior business manager. Both will repo…


  • Precise Packaging

    March 3, 2017
    Judi Brown has been appointed director of business development at Precise Packaging. She will be responsible for supporting growth via new product solutions with strategic customers while targeting and securing new business in personal care market se…


  • Precision Global

    March 3, 2017
    Thierry Bouan has been appointed regional manager of Asia Pacific Precision Global, manufacturers of aerosol valves, actuators and other dispensing solutions across a variety of end markets. He will be based in Precision Global’s Bangkok facili…


  • SGK

    March 3, 2017
    Laura Roberts has been named vice president of business development for the Americas region, at SGK, a division of Matthews International Corporation. Roberts will be responsible for driving business development initiatives across consumer package…


  • Paula’s Choice Skincare

    March 3, 2017
    Tara Poseley has been named CEO of Paula’s Choice Skincare. With wide-ranging experience from start-ups to high growth companies and mature businesses, Poseley is tasked with guiding the brand through its next stage of growth. The first 13 year…


  • Palladio Beauty Group

    March 3, 2017
    Shawn Haynes has joined Palladio Beauty Group as CEO. Haynes holds 20 years of experience within the beauty industry, with extensive knowledge in both corporate and start-up brands gained through various sales and marketing leadership positions at Ma…


  • Pierre Fabre

    March 3, 2017
    Jacqueline Flam has been promoted to vice president, Retail and Salon, at Pierre Fabre, a privately held pharmaceutical group in France. She will oversee U.S. operations for Eau Thermale Avène, Klorane and René Furterer, three of the co…


  • Perricone MD

    March 3, 2017
    Stephen Hsu has joined Perricone MD as chief financial officer. Hsu holds experience in audit, finance and accounting as well as in controller roles and a number of CFO positions. Most recently, he was CFO at Simplyshe Inc., a pet lifestyle company.&…


  • Kaufman Container

    March 3, 2017
    Sara Blankenship has been promoted to vice president, sales & marketing at Kaufman Container. She joined Kaufman 22 years ago and has worked in several departments during her tenure. She is the third generation of the Seid family, the owners of K…


  • Shiseido Americas Corporation

    March 3, 2017
    Alexandra Papazian has been appointed general manager of Laura Mercier, now part of Shiseido Americas Corporation. Based in New York, Papazian will be responsible for the development and execution of the overall strategy for the Laura Mercier busines…


  • Shiseido

    March 3, 2017
    Kentaro Fujiwara has been appointed president, Shiseido China. In this position, Fujiwara will lead Shiseido China Co., Ltd. as China’s regional headquarters, and will also manage other major business units including Shiseido Liyuan Cosmetics C…


  • Aveda

    March 3, 2017
    Barbara De Laere has been named senior vice president/general manager, Aveda-North America for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. She reports directly to Thia Breen, group president, North America, with a matrix reporting line to Dominique Consei…


  • IBC Shell Packaging

    March 3, 2017
    IBC Shell Packaging has brought on Mark Castillo as chief marketing officer to guide further development of the company’s North American fragrance and cosmetic sectors. With 20 years of success in the sector, he will steer the current market pe…


  • Berry Plastics Group

    Berry Plastics Group

    March 3, 2017
    Thomas E. (Tom) Salmon has been elected as Berry Plastic Group’s chief executive officer, and has also been appointed to the board of directors. Salmon, who most recently served as the company’s president and chief operating officer, succ…


  • ICMAD

    ICMAD

    January 30, 2017
    ICMAD has announced the addition of four new staff members. Mary S. Ptak is vice president of ICMAD. Ptak received an engineering degree from Purdue University. She spent 15 years working in trade shows, freight forwarding and customs brokerage&md…