Cognis Care Chemicals has made some changes to its marketing department. Bettina Jackwerth has been appointed to marketing director of the company in northern Europe, effective May 1, 2009. Before her appointment, she was global marketing director of personal care. In her new position, Jackwerth is responsible for regional marketing for home and personal care. Jackwerth first began her career at Henkel 21 years ago, and has worked for Cognis since the start of the company. After several years working in cosmetic products investigations and ingredients research, Jackwerth joined global marketing.
Ulrich Issberner, MD, will fill the position as global marketing director of personal care. Issberner holds a degree in medicine from the University of Bonn, and started his career with a research post in dermatophysiology. Following his residency, he worked for Henkel in R&D and joined Cognis in 2000. At Cognis, he has worked as head of technology in skin care and most recently as senior marketing manager of personal care for NAFTA at Cognis Corp.