WASHINGTON, DC – At the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) 2016 annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, representatives of the association’s 250 member companies re-elected William Auriemma, President and CEO of Diversified CPC International, Inc., as chairman.
“Bill Auriemma has done an outstanding job as board chair over the past year and our members look forward to his steady leadership as CSPA transitions to a new president and CEO,” said Chris Cathcart, CSPA President and CEO, who is retiring in January. “Bill will be instrumental in working with my successor and with the innovative leaders on the board of directors to move our industry forward on public policy issues.”
Also elected during the general session were the 2017 board officers and members to the board for terms expiring in 2019. CSPA officers are elected by active members and serve a term of one year. The Board of Directors represents a diverse group of businesses comprising CSPA’s membership.
Officers of the 2017 Board of Directors are:
Chairman of the Board: William Auriemma, Diversified CPC International, Inc.
First Vice-Chairman of the Board: Pamela Lam, Henkel Consumer Goods, Inc.
Second Vice-Chairman of the Board: David Campbell, RB
Treasurer: Frank Jusich, Central Life Sciences
Members elected to serve terms expiring in December 2019 are:
Ann Aquillo, The ScottsMiracle-Gro Company
Bart Bastian, Spray Products
Joel Burdick, MAST Global/LBrands
Daniel Hutter, Spectrum Brands
John Kawalchuk, Precision Valve North America, Inc.
Jim Peterson, Ball Corporation
Bill Smith, KIK Custom Products
Vicky Varley, The Sherwin-Williams Company
Members previously elected, to serve terms expiring in December 2018 are:
Greg Adamson, Givaudan Fragrances Corporation
Lisa Alexander, Firmenich, Inc.
Steve Christenson, Ecolab Inc.
Bill Metzger, United Industries Corporation
Lisa Pankiewicz, The Clorox Company
Adam Selisker, CRC Industries, Inc
Kelly Semrau, SC Johnson
Rob Slone, Stepan Company
Members previously elected, to serve terms expiring in December 2017 are:
Gerard Baillely, The Procter & Gamble Company
Mike Freeman, WD-40 Company
Steve Goldberg, BASF Corporation
Steve Gullickson, MGK
Rebecca Korwin, State Industrial Products
Ben Preston, Newell Brands Inc.
Cynthia Reichard, Arylessence, Inc.
Bill Schalitz, Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.