FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2017
Paul Siracusa Named Winner of the 2017 Allderdice Award
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) today awarded Paul Siracusa, Ph.D, the Charles E. Allderdice Jr. Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to the household and commercial products industry. Siracusa was presented his award during XPAND2017, CSPA’s Annual Meeting.
Siracusa is the former executive vice president, global research and development, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. He was influential in the creation of CSPA’s Product Care program, and as chair, Siracusa grew the program’s reach throughout the organization. He led CSPA’s Board of Directors from 2014 through 2015, and has worked tirelessly to expand the association’s effectiveness in the household and commercial products industry. Well-known for pushing the envelope, Siracusa brought a forward-thinking perspective and high level of energy to CSPA, which was instrumental in setting the organization on its current path to success.
“The Allderdice Award is given to an outstanding individual who has gone above and beyond all expectations to better CSPA, and by that standard, Paul Siracusa is certainly deserving of the award. Paul’s tireless efforts to advance our organization’s message and promote the growth of CSPA has given him a strong presence and makes him stand out as a true leader, said Bill Auriemma, president and CEO, Diversified CPC International and chairman, CSPA Board of Directors. “I would like to thank Paul for his years of service to CSPA, and wish him a well-deserved retirement.”
The Allderdice award is named after a former president of CSPA, Charles E. Allderdice Jr. For 35 years, members have honored an individual who has demonstrated exemplary commitment and service to the industry and to the association.
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.