Asia and North America, including his latest positions in New
York as president of the designer fragrances division and president of Lancôme USA. Most recently, he served as president and
CEO of Arcade Beauty.
In his new role, Jureidini will lead the strategic direction
and growth priorities for both the Elizabeth Arden brand and
• Yum Brands Inc.: named former P&G executive Kevin
Hochman as president and chief concept officer of KFC US.
Hochman, who spent nearly 20 years with the Cincinnati-based
maker of brands such as Old Spice deodorant and body wash,
will assume responsibility for driving overall brand strategy and
performance of KFC in the US.
• Enviroscent: hired long-time consumer goods, specialty retail
and home fragrance industry veteran Rick Ruffolo as its new CEO
and president. Ruffolo had been an advisory board member for
the company, as well as CEO and president of H2O Plus Beauty,
Sensible Organics and CR Brands. Earlier in his career, Ruffolo
led the innovation, brand development and global marketing
efforts at Yankee Candle, Bath & Body Works and SC Johnson’s
Glade brand. He is credited with re-staging and growing the
Yankee Candle brand, developing, patenting, and launching the
Wallflowers electric home fragrance line at Bath & Body Works.
He also led the 1996 global rollout of the Glade Candles brand.
• Goldwell: named Daniel Martin, hairstylist, as the brand’s new global styling
ambassador. Having already worked on
upcoming Goldwell campaigns, including StyleSign, Dualsenses, the Colorance
Collection and Elumen, Martin will continue to bring an elevated and contemporary
approach to future Goldwell initiatives.
• schülke inc.: introduced its new technical service manager Dorothy Gamble. She
was employed at Rohm and Haas Company
for almost eight years where she was part
of the sales service/tech service team supporting microbial control in the areas of
personal care, household, metalworking,
paper and water treatment. Gamble will be
responsible for technical support for SAI
customers in the US and Canada.
• Shiseido: tapped Nancy Bernardini as president of Zotos
International, Inc. Ron Krassin, current president and CEO of
Zotos, will remain with Zotos through July 14 in order to assist
Bernardini with the transition.
Krassin said, “It has been a privilege to lead the Zotos family.
I am incredibly proud of what Zotos has accomplished during my
tenure, and am deeply appreciative of the team’s hard work and
passion. I look forward to working closely with Nancy through-
out the transition and am confident the business will see contin-
ued success under her leadership.”
Bernardini is a veteran of the beauty industry. Most recently,
she served as chief financial officer and then general manager
of Gurwitch Products, home of leading prestige brands Laura
Mercier and RéVive; during her tenure, Bernardini helped put
Gurwitch’s brands on a strong growth trajectory and significantly
accelerated sales and profit growth. Gurwitch was acquired by
Shiseido Americas Corporation in July 2016, and since then,
Bernardini has helped integrate the Laura Mercier and RéVive
brands into the Shiseido Americas organization.
Prior to Gurwitch, Bernardini served in multiple finance roles
across the hair care and beauty industries, including Procter &
Gamble, where she was CFO of the Global Fine Fragrance division. She began her career at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
where she also served in various roles, including as chief financial
officer of the US division of Clairol, its personal-care subsidiary
specializing in hair coloring and hair care.
• SeneGence International: hired
Philippe Guerreau as president. He
has been a member of the SeneGence
Supervisory Board for over four years.
Guerreau was previously a vice president
at L’Oréal USA, and was in charge of finance for North American manufacturing
operations, as well as plant expansions and
manufacturing cost optimization projects.
He has held a number of strategic positions within the L’Oréal
management team over the years, including stock strategy, and
long term supply of finished goods.
Guerreau has worked with global companies present in nearly
35 countries with employees across six continents. He held CFO,
business development, and president and CEO roles in various
industries. Guerreau has been part of forward-thinking industrial solutions that anticipate client needs in terms of profitability,
safety and compliance with environmental standards, according
• Pilot Chemical Company: tapped Jeff
Crume as its new regional sales manager
for the Northeast, where he will oversee the
growth of products and technology in his
assigned territory. He replaces Rob Pifer,
who moved to regional sales manager for
the Midwest. Crume will work directly with
customers and distributors.
Crume has more than 15 years of experience in chemical sales and most recently served as an account manager for the personal care and home care markets for
Lubrizol Advanced Materials in Cleveland, OH. •