GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - December 11, 2017 — Ranir, a global leader in private label and branded consumer oral care products, has hired Kimberly Babusik as vice president of global research & development. In this role, Babusik will oversee and direct all development and innovation efforts for Ranir.
Babusik brings more than 20 years of senior product development skills, technical strategy and complex project management experience, having held leadership positions at several billion dollar plus companies in the consumer and healthcare products industries. Most recently, she served as vice president of customer technical support at Nice-Pak Products, Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of pre-moistened wipes. In this position, she led technical sales and support efforts for private label and branded wipes.
“It’s an exciting time to be joining the Ranir team as the company continues to advance and rapidly grow across all categories,” said Babusik. “I’m grateful for this opportunity and I look forward to supporting the company’s mission to deliver millions of affordable, healthy smiles every day.”
Babusik also spent time at Energizer Holdings, Inc. (formerly Playtex Products), where she served as director of feminine care R&D and was focused on managing all activities related to product development and brand maintenance.
“Kimberly’s knowledge, skills and experience will be invaluable assets to Ranir as we continue to seek opportunities for innovation and growth,” said Greg McCormick, SVP of Global Innovation and Technology at Ranir. “I’m confident our team and customers alike will benefit from her ability to develop strategy, lead process and deliver world-class results.”