Kao USA has named John Sullivan vice president of sales for Kao USA effective Jan. 1, 2014. He is replacing Paul Nunnari, who has recently been named president, Kao Canada.
Sullivan's responsibilities include managing the mass business sector's sales organization, which include field sales, customer marketing, shopper insights and sales operations. Sullivan will report directly to John Nosek, Kao USA president.
Sullivan has been with Kao USA since 2004 and has held a variety of roles with an increasing level of responsibility. In his latest role as senior director, sales strategies and effectiveness, he led both the trade marketing and sales operations departments. Sullivan will become a member of the Kao USA management committee.