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Personal care chemical supplier Wacker marks 40 years in Brazil

Personal care chemical supplier Wacker marks 40 years in Brazil

By Deanna Utroske

The ingredient maker celebrated the milestone Monday in São Paulo, where the company’s American headquarters are located. Wacker isn’t resting on its laurels though, the company has already begun building its next multifunctional facility in South America.

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

By Lucy Whitehouse

L’Oréal has received a Grand Prize for gender diversity, picked out as a winner of the first Gender Diversity Awards to be held by Ethics & Boards and the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable (ICR).

Unilever announces Dr Marijn Dekkers as new chairman

Unilever announces Dr Marijn Dekkers as new chairman

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant announces that Dr Marijn Dekkers will succeed Michael Treschow as chairman of Unilever N.V. and Unilever PLC as of April this year, and will look to take the company’s strategy forward.

DSM to make organisational changes to adapt to global market

DSM to make organisational changes to adapt to global market

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Royal DSM announces that it is making adjustments to its organisational and operating model as it looks to create a more focused and cost efficient organisation, with a clearer market focus on a global scale; but this will mean job losses.

Beauty boss David S. Taylor will succeed A.G. Lafley as CEO

P&G Beauty chief to become company’s new CEO

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Procter & Gamble announces that David S. Taylor, Group President of Global Beauty, Grooming and Health Care, will succeed A.G. Lafley as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

MWV merger with RockTenn challenged by lawsuits

MWV merger with RockTenn challenged by lawsuits

By Simon Pitman

In the wake of the announcement that MeadWestvaco (MWV) is set to merge with RockTenn, several lawsuits have been filed in the past few days questioning the value such a deal would bring to shareholders.

Lanxess relocates HQ to Cologne

Lanxess relocates HQ to Cologne

Speciality chemicals supplier Lanxess has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Cologne as it looks to continue its course of growth and expand and enhance its global operations.

Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones ends 30 year tenure at L’Oréal

Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones ends 30 year tenure at L’Oréal

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

After 30 years with the beauty behemoth, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, honorary chairman of L’Oréal, has notified his decision to resign from the board of directors of the group, commenting on how much the company has strengthened. 

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