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Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service

The ACI Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to ACI and the cleaning products or oleochemical industries. Award recipients are honored at ACI's Annual Meeting & Industry Convention.

Suzanne Thompson Honored With 2016 ACI Distinguished Service Award

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2016 Award Recipient – Suzanne Thompson (left) with Tom O'Brien (Sasol) 

Suzanne Thompson, who has spent three decades as an innovative research and development executive in the cleaning products industry, and was a leader within the American Cleaning Institute, is the recipient of the 2016 ACI Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award.

Ms. Thompson worked in Research & Development at The Clorox Company for 29 years. Her roles at Clorox included Vice President R&D, Growth Labs, as well as leading global technology, design, and open innovation. Suzanne also had roles leading Cleaning and Specialty Division R&D teams for Clorox. She has had experience in process development, product development and packaging development for divisions such as Kingsford Charcoal, Laundry, Home Care, Auto, Foods, Litter and Professional products. Read more...

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