ACI Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair, Welcomes Three New Directors

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Board of Directors elected Sundar Raman of Procter & Gamble as its new Chair and Scott Behrens of Stepan Company as the new Vice Chair at its first meeting of the year during the 2019 ACI Convention.

Raman serves as Vice President, North America Fabric Care at P&G, while Behrens is Stepan’s Vice President & General Manager, Global Surfactants.

Three executives were also elected by the Board to fill existing vacancies, including:
 • Sean Clarry, General Manager Intermediates, Shell Chemical LP
 • Dr. Raj Kohli, Vice President, Global Personal Care, Global Home Care and Technology Strategy, Colgate-Palmolive Company
 • Eric Reynolds, Executive Vice President, Cleaning and Burt’s Bees, The Clorox Company

The new directors’ current term lasts through January 2020.

“ACI is able to strongly represent the cleaning product supply in part due to the breadth and depth of leaders serving on our Board of Directors,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President and CEO. “With our current Board, we look forward to maximizing ACI’s ability to serve the growth and innovation of our industry for years to come.”