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December 4, 2012 04:38 PM

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Amway’s Catherine Ehrenberger Elected Chair of
ACI Board of Directors

  • Sasol’s Tom O’Brien Selected as Vice Chair
  • SC Johnson’s Kelly Semrau Elected to Board

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 4, 2012 – Amway’s Catherine Ehrenberger and Sasol’s Tom O’Brien are the new leaders of the American Cleaning Institute® (ACI) Board of Directors.

At its most recent meeting in Washington, DC, the Board elected Ms. Ehrenberger, Vice President, R&D, Quality and Regulatory, Amway, as Board Chair. Mr. O’Brien, Group Vice President and General Manager, Marketing & Sales, Sasol, will serve as Vice Chair.

The Board also elected as a new Director Kelly Semrau, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability, SC Johnson.

The Board will meet again during ACI’s 2013 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, January 28-Febrary 2, at the Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida. The event is the major business-to-business forum for the global cleaning products industry.


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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