Friday, February 29, 2008

News from The Council

The Personal Care Products Council is meeting this week in Boca Raton, Florida. Yesterday, Marc Pritchard, president of strategy, productivity and growth for The Procter & Gamble Company stepped down as chairman of the organization, having seen The Council through three years of change. The Estee Lauder Companies' Dan Brestle took over at the helm. Council president and CEO Pam Bailey said despite the name change, The Council remains "a traditional association focused on the priorities of our members, but in the new paradigm, our mission has expanded to tell the story of our commitment to safety." Bailey said that The Council's new consumer information Web site -- -- had 500,000 hits in its first full month of operation. The site gives consumers a place to go for information on product safety. Check it out.


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