Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hong Kong, July 17, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Connell Brothers, a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific, has appointed Ms. Pamela Jones to the newly developed role of regional manager for the company's Personal Care Business Unit. Jones will lead the strategic direction and initiatives to expand the unit, which will include home care, across the company's operations in 17 countries in Asia-Pacific.

"Under Pam's leadership, we are looking forward to accelerating the growth of our personal care business across all countries and operations," said Azita Owlia, vice president of Connell Brothers, North Asia. "Pam will play an integral role to energize and assist our country organizations, set the strategic direction for the business, and enhance our marketing capabilities specific to personal and home care across the region."

Jones has a successful track record in marketing and product sales, coaching and training, product formulation, and a strong network in the personal care industry. Connell Brothers is confident that she will further strengthen and develop the company's market position in personal and home care across Asia-Pacific. Jones brings 15 years of experience to Connell Brothers, both as a consultant and with ICI, giving her a unique technical and commercial background across all segments of the personal care market.

"I am thrilled to be a part of Connell Brothers and look forward to working with each country operation to support the ambitious growth plan," said Jones. "Connell Brothers has been developing a strong team with formulation know-how, and exceptional sales and marketing skills to represent specialty ingredients in the region. I am proud to be part of a team that will be recognized as the preferred supplier of personal care market ingredients. The team will not only supply our customers with a high-quality portfolio of internationally reputable products and suppliers, but will provide superior technical, sales and marketing support."

About Connell Brothers

Connell Brothers, based in San Francisco, is a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company and is among the largest international marketers and distributors of specialty chemicals and ingredients in the Pacific Rim. With over 100 years in Asia and a keen focus on technical service, customer support and quality control, Connell Brothers provides complete supply chain management from transportation, documentation, warehousing, and sales and distribution through its 36 offices located throughout Asia. For more information, please visit our website at 


Azita Owlia, Ph.D.
Vice President, North Asia
Connell Brothers Division
Wilbur-Ellis Company
[email protected]

Sandra Gharib
Corporate Communication
Wilbur-Ellis Company

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Azita Owlia

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