Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Brazil
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Industry buzz

Hallstar to divide Beauty & Personal Care and Industrial Solutions businesses into separate companies

Effective October 1, 2018, the specialty chemical company will begin to operate as two commercial companies – Hallstar Industrial Solutions Company and Hallstar Beauty & Personal Care Company.

John Paro, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, sees this evolution at Hallstar as both a forward-looking, invigorating deployment of its global resources, as well as a direct response to market needs. “I have always taken great pride in both sides of the business, and how both use our remarkable ester chemistry to address customers’ issues in a wide variety of industries. At the same time, we recognize that the landscapes of Industrial Solutions and Beauty & Personal Care differ significantly in terms of client behavior and product innovation. Setting ourselves up as two companies will allow our people to continue to do what they do best and focus fully on growth in their specific industry.

Paro will remain chairman and CEO of The Hallstar Company, but will relinquish the title of president. Instead, Hallstar Industrial Solutions Company and Hallstar Beauty & Personal Care Company will both have their own president who will be responsible for the respective company’s operation and financial results.

Robert S. Hu, currently Hallstar Vice President, EMEA, APAC, and Global Innovation, will become president and CTO of Hallstar Beauty & Personal Care. An executive search is underway for a new president of Hallstar Industrial Solutions.

Both Damian Marshall in Industrial Solutions and Varun Mathur in Beauty & Personal Care will continue in their key commercial and strategic roles of vice president and general manager, and will collaborate closely with their new presidents.

© 2018 - Brazil Beauty News - www.brazilbeautynews.com

latest news
Focus
Luxe Pack New York rescheduled to September

Luxe Pack New York rescheduled to September

Amid the latest developments of the Covid-19 epidemic in New York and the USA, the Luxe Pack management team has decided to postpone further the event to September 15th and 16th, 2020. The venue is unchanged: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (Hall 1B). With these new dates, the show will be almost concomitant with the MakeUp in (...)

read more
Experts’ views
Radical reinvention : Disrupting the next decade of beauty

Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation
Radical reinvention : Disrupting the next decade of beauty

Beauty is an ever-changing industry. Yet some changes make more of an impact than others. The more society changes, the more these changes cascade into the Beauty market. During the last MAD Cosmetics Innovations conference, organised by Premium Beauty News in Paris, Leila Rochet, Founder of Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation, (...)

read more

Features