TheraPearl names new president, VP sales in support of retail expansion
JESSUP, Md. — TheraPearl on Wednesday named Daniel Baumwald president and Thomas Keeney VP sales.
Baumwald has been with the company since its inception in 2009, coming from Glaceau Vitaminwater/Coca-Cola where he was national account manager. Baumwald will assume management of the TheraPearl team, along with the company’s overall direction as it continues to expand.
Keeney will lead TheraPearl’s sales team and its retail market expansion. Keeney previously served four years as VP sales and field marketing with Hint, a company that produces and distributes naturally flavored, sugar-free water.
Kimberly-Clark seeks to enhance global business plans with executive changes
DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.
The company said Kimberly-Clark Professional president Christian Brickman has been elected to serve as president Kimberly-Clark International. The current president of the company’s international division, Bob Black, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Replacing Brickman in his current role is Elaine Stock, who currently serves as Kimberly-Clark’s SVP and chief strategy officer.
The changes, which are designed to further enhance the company’s focus to deliver its global business plan commitments and drive global expansion, are effective May 1. Both Brickman and Stock will continue to report to company chairman and CEO Thomas Falk.
"We have a great team in place to drive our business plan strategies across the globe," Falk said. "Chris and Elane are strong leaders with excellent track records. Chris brings tremendous experience and success into his K-C International role and will continue to drive the expansion of our international business. Elane’s general management and strategy experience make her the ideal successor to expand on our Kimberly-Clark Professional business aspiration to create exceptional workplaces."
Optics Lab announces consumer ad campaign in time for allergy season
EL MONTE, Calif. — Optics Lab has kicked off a new consumer campaign in support of its OcuFresh Eye Wash product, the company announced Tuesday.
The product, which helps flush out such eye irritants as pollen, dust and smoke, will be featured across the "Mommy Blog" circuit and in such print publications as Prevention, Redbook and Allergies Today.
The company also is circulating a 15-second spot featured on YouTube here.