practice, Harbour has spent a number of years in government,
serving as a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission
from 2003-2010 and a prosecutor at the New York State Attorney
General’s office for 12 years.
•Society of Flavor Chemists (SFC): named Cynthia Lipka,
Bell’s senior flavorist, as president for 2014-2015. She became a
member of SFC in 2000 and has served two years as treasurer
and one year as vice-president. As president, Lipka will lead the
group and direct the initiatives for the year. In addition, she will
select committee chairs for about 17 various committees, who
serve alongside the president.
Before serving on the SFC board, Lipka had 17 years of service
with the Chemical Sources Association, which is a sister organization to the SFC. Its goal is to provide aroma chemicals and raw
materials which are FEMA GRAS but not commercially available.
Lipka served as acquisition committee chairman for many years,
and then became the secretary and then president twice as well
as chairman of the board for this group.
•Farouk Systems: added Anna Cantu to the global artistic
board. As a Farouk Systems platform artist, she continually draws
big crowds at major hair shows across the
country and has built a tremendous following throughout the US and in Mexico.
Cantu’s hairdressing skills are now being
recognized internationally as she has been
appointed as one of the newest members of
the global board.
•Myoscience, Inc.: appointed Jeffrey Gold
as chief executive officer. Gold, who previously held the position of president and
chief operating officer, is an accomplished executive, having held
posts as chief executive for Velomedix and CryoVascular Systems
as well as chief operating officer for Cardio Thoracic Systems.
•International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.: named Richard A.
O’Leary, the company’s current vice president and controller, as
interim CFO effective Dec. 18, 2014.
Kevin Berryman, who had been executive vice president and
chief financial officer, has moved to a new position outside of the
O’Leary joined IFF in 2007 and has most recently served as
the company’s vice president and controller since June 2009.
Previously, he served as the company’s interim chief financial officer from July 2008 to May 2009 and as its vice president, corporate development from July 2007 to May 2009.
Prior to joining IFF, O’Leary held several international and
US-based finance management positions with increasing responsibility during his more than 20 years with International
Paper Company. Prior to International Paper, he was with Arthur
Young & Co.
• Shin-Etsu Silicones: hired Tameru Getahoun as a laboratory manager to oversee the cosmetic application laboratory in
Totowa, NJ. Getahoun’s primary focus will be not only to manage advancements for the state-of-the-art facility, but also to be
an active member of its chemical lab team.
Getahoun most recently served as a
research and development leader for the
regional and brand category for all color
groups at Avon where he successfully created and implemented an innovation team
that went on to win several awards, as
well as surpassing sales targets for several
Getahoun has more than 20 years of
hands-on product, managerial and technical experience.
•American Cleaning Institute (ACI): elected five leaders from
across the cleaning product supply chain to serve on the board
of directors. At its most recent meeting in Washington, D.C., the
board elected the following executives as new directors to fill ex-
• Ralf Brinkmann, business president, Dow Consumer Care,
The Dow Chemical Company;
• Shailesh Jejurikar, president, fabric care, N.A., brand building organization, global fabric and home care, global new business creation, Procter & Gamble;
• Ole Kirk, vice president for household care R&D, Novozymes
• Frank Pacholec, vice president, research & development,
corporate sustainability officer, Stepan Company; and
• Dawn Willoughby, executive vice president and chief op-
erating officer–cleaning, international and professional products,
The Clorox Company.
The board of directors also elected newly-named ACI general
counsel Douglas Troutman as corporate secretary. Troutman retains his position at ACI vice president, government affairs.
•Phyto: welcomed hairstylist to the stars, , as global artistic
director. He previously worked on shoots and creative projects
for Phyto in Paris and New York, including Fashion Week, and
is excited to continue his partnership with the brand in a formal
Widely acknowledged as a leading hairstylist for more than
20 years, Cristiano has styled on countless editorials and ad campaigns, as well as shaped several beauty brands. He has worked
with influential photographers such as Ben Watts, Craig McDean,
Gilles Bensimon and Norman Jean Roy; as well as fashion publications like Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire.
His roster of celebrity clients range from Adriana Lima to Uma
Cristiano’s flagship salon founded in 2012, the Anthony
Cristiano Salon, is located in Chicago’s Trump International
Hotel & Tower. •