FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2017
Chair of CSPA Honors Industry Leader with Chairman’s Award
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) recently honored Hal Ambuter, senior director, regulatory and government affairs, North America, RB, with the CSPA Chairman’s award. Bill Auriemma, chairman, CSPA Board of Directors, presented Hal his award during the third general session at XPAND2017, CSPA’s annual meeting.
“Hal’s consistent engagement encourages conversation among industry leaders, and drives innovation in the household and commercial products industry. His enthusiasm, complemented by his readiness to collaborate, has earned him the reputation of being both a leader and a team player,” said Bill Auriemma. “We are very fortunate to have Hal protecting and furthering the best interests of our industry.”
“Hal’s entrepreneurial outlook and experience in the industry has been extremely valuable to our organization,” Steve Caldeira said. “In addition to the central role he played in the passing of California’s SB 258, the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017, he has worked tirelessly to amplify our industry’s voice in front of key stakeholders and policymakers.”
Hal was born and raised in Boston, Mass. and has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University. Hal has maintained a strong relationship with CSPA for many many years, and has served as the Chairman of the Cleaning Product Division for the past three years. He is heavily involved in the regulatory and government affairs side of business, but maintains an appreciation for his “first love,” the cleaning division.
The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) is the premier trade association representing the interests of companies that manufacture, formulate, distribute and sell more than $100 billion annually in the U.S. of familiar consumer products that help household and institutional customers create cleaner and healthier environments. CSPA member companies employ hundreds of thousands of people globally. Products CSPA represents include disinfectants that kill germs in homes, hospitals and restaurants; candles, and fragrances and air fresheners that eliminate odors; pest management products for home, garden and pets; cleaning products and polishes for use throughout the home and institutions; products used to protect and improve the performance and appearance of automobiles; aerosol products and a host of other products. Through its product stewardship program, Product Care®, and scientific and business-to-business endeavors, CSPA provides members a platform to effectively address issues regarding the health, safety and sustainability of their products. For more information, please visit www.cspa.org.