Navigation Links
RIFM Board Names New President
Date:4/24/2012

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chair of RIFM's Board of Directors, Dr. Sean G. Traynor, announced, "Dr. David K. Wilcox is the new president of the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM)."

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/DC93625)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101215/DC17717LOGO)

Dr. Wilcox comes to RIFM from the Colgate-Palmolive Company in Piscataway, N. J. where he served as V.P., Product Safety, Regulatory and Quality. He succeeds Dr. Ladd W. Smith who retires at the end of May.

Dr. Wilcox represented Colgate, on a global scale, to scientific experts from governments, academia, NGOs, and to legislative representatives, shareholders, media and various consumer groups. Previously, he was with The Procter & Gamble Company as a toxicologist in Regulatory and Human and Environmental Safety. Dr. Wilcox also served as Associate Director of the Ophthalmic Research Center at The Eye and Ear Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn.; Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Penn.; and Instructor of Ophthalmology at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Dr. Wilcox received his B. S. in Biology from Clarion State College in Clarion, Penn and his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn.

"Dr Wilcox's experience has required him to communicate complex scientific and regulatory information to business partners in a clear manner, gaining alignment with both internal and external stakeholders, enabling the development of science-based strategic plans to address safety/regulatory issues," said Dr. Traynor, "These qualities will aid him in building on the legacy of his predecessor, Dr. Smith. We are grateful to Dr. Smith for his 14 years of service to the industry. RIFM has experienced significant evolution during his tenure."

RIFM is the international scientific authority for the safe use of fragrance materials. RIFM generates, evaluates and distributes scientific data on the safety assessment of fragrance raw materials found in personal and household care products. Through extensive research, testing and constant monitoring of all scientific literature available, RIFM maintains its Database as the most comprehensive source worldwide of physical-chemical, toxicological and eco-toxicological data associated with known fragrance and flavor materials. All of RIFM's scientific findings are evaluated by an independent Expert Panel—an international group of dermatologists, pathologists, toxicologists, reproduction, respiratory and environmental scientists. The Expert Panel evaluates the safety of fragrance ingredients under conditions of intended use and publishes their results in peer-reviewed scientific journals. The decisions of the Expert Panel regarding restrictions of use are also published in the IFRA Standards. For more information about RIFM and its activities, visit www.rifm.org or e-mail rifm@rifm.org.

Contact: Marie Gartshore, Communications Manager
e-mail: mgartshore@rifm.org
tel: 201.689.8089, ext. 111


'/>"/>
SOURCE Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. CardioInsight Announces Appointment of Jim Bullock as Chairman of the Board of Directors
2. ADVENTRX Announces Establishment of Regulatory Advisory Board
3. Laureate Biopharma Names James D. Utterback to Board of Directors
4. Inaugural Meeting of the FirstMark Scientific Board of Advisors
5. Inovios Scientific Advisory Board Chairman Elected as a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
6. Aneesh Chopra to Serve as Senior Advisor to The Advisory Board Company
7. Meaningful Use Stage Two: The Advisory Board Company Helps Hospitals Set Strategy
8. Silence Therapeutics Announces Board Changes and Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer
9. InspireMD Appoints Dr. James Barry to Its Board of Directors
10. Aethlon Medical Establishes Extracorporeal Therapy Scientific Advisory Board
11. BioLife Solutions Adds Clinical and Commercialization Experts to Scientific Advisory Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... A new ... rates in frozen and fresh in vitro fertilization (IVF) transfer cycles. ... to IVF success. , After comparing the results from the fresh and frozen ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... conjugate (ADC) therapeutics, today confirmed licensing rights that give it exclusive global ... technology developed in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). Additionally, ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... Oct. 10, 2017 International research firm Parks Associates ... speak at the TMA 2017 Annual Meeting , October 11 in ... the residential home security market and how smart safety and security products ... Parks Associates: Smart ... "The residential security market ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... The Pittcon Program Committee is ... honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. ... world’s leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, which will be held February ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, ... the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in ... competition will focus on developing health and wellness apps ... Hack the Genome is the first hackathon ... The world,s largest companies in the genomics, tech and ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... 2017 The report "Video Surveillance ... Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service ... Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was ... projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at ... base year considered for the study is 2016 and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... report "Gesture Recognition and Touchless Sensing Market by Technology (Touch-based and Touchless), Product ... by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to be worth USD 18.98 billion by ... Continue Reading ... ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160303/792302) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):