Mark Patterson named CEO of Eco Lips
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Eco Lips, a maker of organic lip care products, has appointed Mark Patterson chief executive officer, effective Sept. 22.
Patterson succeeds Steve Shriver, founder and chief executive officer, who has accepted a position with Frontier Natural Products as the division vice president of Aura Cacia, a line of aromatherapy products located in Urbana, Iowa.
Shriver will remain the primary stockholder and chairman of the board at Eco Lips, which he founded six years ago. He will continue to be active in the strategic direction of both the Eco Lips brand and the company.
Patterson, who currently serves as vice president of sales, has been part of the Eco Lips team for three years.
“I am excited to continue Steve’s legacy and not only fulfill our shared goals but make the organic lifestyle a reality for all consumers in this country. Steve and I will continue to plan for the growth of the company together,” stated Patterson.
Keller appointed Alberto-Culver U.S. president
MELROSE PARK, Ill. Alberto-Culver has appointed former Motorola executive Kenneth “Casey” Keller president, U.S.
Keller will report to V. James Marino, president and chief executive officer. Keller will develop and execute strategy for the company’s continued growth in the United States.
“We’re extremely pleased to have an experienced professional with an extensive consumer background join our executive team,” stated Marino. “Casey has a proven track record of successfully expanding and developing brands, successfully launching new products and driving growth.”
Most recently, Keller served as chief marketing officer and executive vice president for Motorola. Before Motorola, Keller spent many years with HJ Heinz Co., most recently as chairman and chief executive officer of Heinz Italia. Earlier in his career, Keller also worked with Procter & Gamble in a variety of different marketing assignments.
Revlon shares rise after reverse stock split
NEW YORK Revlon has announced the completion of the previously announced 1-for-10 reverse stock split of its Class A and Class B common stock.
Revlon effected the reverse stock split by filing a charter amendment with the Delaware Secretary of State. The reverse stock split was previously approved by the company’s board and stockholders pursuant to Sections 228 and 242 of the Delaware General Corporation Law.
Revlon’s Class A common stock began trading on the NYSE on a split-adjusted basis when the market opened Sept. 16, under a new CUSIP number, 761525 609.
Shares closed up $12.91 after the stock split.