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February 25, 2015 03:42 PM

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Sasol’s Tom O’Brien Elected Chair of ACI’s Board of Directors

  • Phoenix Brands’ Bill Littlefield Elected as Board Vice Chair, Firmenich’s Joy Atkinson is New Treasurer

Washington, D.C. – February 25, 2015 – Tom O’Brien, Senior Vice President, Sasol Performance Chemicals, is the new Chair of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Board of Directors. He was elected by fellow Board members during ACI’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention at the Grande Lakes Orlando (Florida).

Elected as Vice Chair was Bill Littlefield, President & CEO, Phoenix Brands LLC. Joy Atkinson, President, Body and Home Care, North America, Firmenich Inc. , is the Board’s new Treasurer.

Other officers elected to one-year terms include Ernie Rosenberg, President, and Douglas Troutman, Corporate Secretary. Rosenberg is ACI’s President & CEO; Troutman is the association’s General Counsel and Vice President, Government Affairs.

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI) is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $30 billion U.S. cleaning products market. ACI members include the formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and oleochemical producers. ACI ( and its members are dedicated to improving health and the quality of life through sustainable cleaning products and practices.


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