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TRI/Princeton Names New Board Members
Posted: June 2, 2010
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Frederic Cervantès was with R&D at L’Oréal France for 13 years and then at L’Oréal USA for 11 years, where he developed extensive knowledge of hair formulations for US and international markets. Additionally, he has acquired and developed knowledge in instrumental, sensorial and consumer evaluation of hair care products. In his current role, he focuses his organizational leadership and technical skills on bringing new hair care innovations to international markets.
Colleen M. Rocafort is currently manager of technology scouting and portfolio management for the care chemicals division of BASF Corp. She has over 30 years of varied R&D experience in cosmetic science R&D, new commercial product development, aerosol technology and analytical chemistry with specific expertise in global formulation development and new polymer product development. She has worked for companies such as Fluid Packaging Company, Playtex Beauty Care Inc., International Specialty Products and Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp., which is now part of the BASF Group. At Ciba, she was the global business head of polymer systems for the home and personal care business line at Ciba Corp. Rocafort was the 57th President for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in 2003, and elected as SCC Fellow in 2004. She remains active on several National SCC Committees, instructs several SCC Continuing Education Program (CEP) courses and holds numerous patents and publications. She is currently on the editorial advisory board for the Journal of Cosmetic Science.
Karl Krummel began his career with The Procter & Gamble Company developing household and personal care products. In 1992, Krummel joined ISP as senior director of hair care applications and technical services. In 2001, Krummel joined L’Oréal USA as assistant vice president of corporate research and innovative raw materials. He holds numerous patents, has served the Society of Cosmetic Chemists as the chairman of the Connecticut Chapter and as a member of the Committee of Scientific Affairs. Krummel is past chairman of the board of directors of TRI Princeton. He has served the Cosmetics, Toiletries, and Fragrances Association on the scientific advisory council, the nomenclature (INCI) committee and the color additive committee. He served as the first president of the Association of Formulation Chemists and is on the advisory board of Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine.