30 years of experience working in the cosmetics industry as a raw material supplier. Long time member of the Society of Cosmetics Chemists.
Developed and marketed new hydrophilic polymers for the cosmetics industry while working for BF Goodrich as the Marketing Director.
Very familiar with the specifications required to sell products to the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry.
Established testing protocols and worked with cosmetics testing laboratories to test clients' new products for safety and efficacy.
Worked with fabric softener Quats produced by Whitco to evaluate, modify and introduce them to the cosmetics industry for hair conditioning applications.
Have been involved with the FDA in order to develop and obtain monograph approval for sunscreens and antiperspirants.
Have marketed a range of polymers from solid to liquid, soluble to insoluble, crystalline to amorphous. Customers have ranged from extrusion to molding, tires, continuous vulcanization of cables, cosmetics, household, agricultural, institutional cleaning, paint and coatings etc.
Developed and hold a patent on monomolecular films for mosquito larvae and pupae control.
Familiar with all aspects of natural rubber, extraction, isolation and compounding. Also for natural water soluble polymers for cosmetics applications.
Central to any marketing program is the introduction of new products into existing and new markets. Have 30 years' experience in evaluating developing and recommending new products for market.
Held positions from Product manager to Business Director overseeing all phases of product development.
Surveyed major markets with select customer base for market acceptance of new products and concepts.
Majored in Polymer Chemistry and worked his whole career in the polymer industry.
Training and career focused primarily on the polymer industry, have a number of patents and papers on the subject of polymer science.
Have attended many sunscreen seminars and conventions, developed a sunscreen formulation specifically for the Tattoo market.
Marketed surfactants for 7 years as the Marketing manager for Sherex Chemicals, familiar with all cationics, anionics amphoteric and nonionic surfactants.