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Presperse Announces Leadership Appointments

Beginning April 1, 2018, Koh Akiyama, president and CEO of Presperse, will return to Tokyo to lead Sumitomo’s global cosmetics group in the role of deputy general manager, medical science; he will be succeeded in his role by current director of sales Paulo Rodrigues.

ASA Announces 2018 Research Scholar Awards and Grants

The American Skin Association (ASA) announced the funding of 13 research grants for 2018. For more than 30 years, the organization and its affiliates have funded more than $50 million in grants for research addressing the cause of and potential cures for melanoma, vitiligo, psoriasis and other skin diseases.

Venn Skincare and Asia Seed Co. Announce Partnership

The partnership will see the companies working together to research and develop functional hybrid vegetables and vegetable seeds specifically engineered for skin care ingredients.

Gelest Announces New Leadership Roles

Dr. Jonathan Goff has been promoted to the role of vice president of research and development; Dr. Youlin Pan has been named senior research fellow.

L’Oréal USA Aims for Carbon Neutrality By 2019

Currently, the company has 17 renewable energy installations, including wind turbines in Texas and large on-site solar arrays in Arkansas and Kentucky, and has recently diversified its energy portfolio through the purchase of renewable natural gas (RNG) from a Kentucky processing facility.

Firmenich Commits to Gender Equality

In 2018, the company plans on making equal pay a global standard across all of its operations. It is already certified as an Equal Pay Employer by the Swiss government.

Solvay Announces Two Executive Appointments

Rodrigo Elizondo has been appointed president of special chem global business unit; Michael Finelli has been named president of the GBU specialty polymers.

DKSH to Distribute Shin-Etsu Silicones in Switzerland

DKSH already distributes Shin-Etsu Silicones’ personal care application silicones in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the Nordic countries.

Gattefossé Asia Pacific Achieves ISO9001: 2015 certification

The certification will apply to the Singapore-based Gattefossé Asia Pacific’s marketing and selling of specialty ingredients and formulation solutions for health and beauty, as well as its managing operations with partners.

Gerresheimer Ends Disappointing 2017 with Q4 Growth

Though the company saw organic growth of 6.7% for Q4, its financial year 2017 ended with a 2% decrease to revenues (to € 1,348.3 million).

Sun Chemical to Present Bold Pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2018

The supplier will showcase its range of bold and pearlescent pigments at the show, which will be held in Amsterdam April 17-19.

SEPPIC Introduces WeSource

The WeSource brand brings together the company's cosmetic actives from plant-based chemistry, botanical extraction and marine biotechnologies.

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