The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Bradford Soap, Church & Dwight, Evonik Execs to Speak at 2023 ACI Convention Industry Leadership Panel

2023 Leadership Panelists
  • Feb. 2 Session: Navigating Through Turbulent Times: The Cleaning Product Industry’s Path Forward
  • ACI Convention Set for Jan. 30-Feb. 4, Orlando, FL

Executives from Bradford Soap, Church & Dwight and Evonik will discuss how they are navigating through unpredictable economic swings and global unrest, which can drastically impact marketplace success, during the Industry Leadership Panel at the 2023 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Industry Convention.

The panelists also will discuss how they have charted their organizations’ paths during the past year and their plans to confront future headwinds.

The Industry Leadership Panel will take place February 2 during ACI’s Convention Week, January 30-February 4, 2023 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, Florida.

The panelists are:

  • Stuart R. Benton, President & CEO, Bradford Soap International, Inc.
  • Carlos Linares, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer & Global New Product Innovation, Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
  • Bonnie Tully, President North American Region, Evonik Corporation
  • Moderator: Melissa Hockstad, President and CEO, ACI

Registration for the global cleaning product supply chain’s top business-to-business event is now open on the ACI website.

Companies that are eligible to join ACI must be members of the association to attend the Convention. Membership inquiries can be directed to

The ACI Convention offers a multitude of sponsorship opportunities for interested companies. For more information or questions about Convention, please contact

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and 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 chemical distributors. ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.