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 Expert  725320

Expert in Formulation, Development & Testing of Hair and Skin Care Products

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has extensive product formulation and development experience having worked for major Fortune 500 companies within the U.S. and abroad. His formulation expertise has made him successful in his current business and clients seek his advice on formulation and development.

cosmetic product formulation

Expert has extended his expertise into manufacturing and has small scale manufacturing at his business. Additionally, Expert has set up manufacturing facilities in South Africa and Argentina

cosmetic product manufacturing

Expert is currently engaged in new consumer product development for over 30 clients at his laboratory. His client base is varied from small salon owners to multi national companies

new consumer product development


hair-care product


new product development

Expert is an expert in understanding structure function relationship which has added value to the expertise that he provides to his clients

product formulation

Continuous product improvements are provided to his client's products to keep them healthy and cost effective. His efforts have resulted in millions of cost savings to the projects that he was involved in

product improvement

Product testing is part of his business. He has built a four person salon testing center that provides real comparisons of product performance and gives objective and unbiased data to his clients. Product testing data has been used by his clients to substantiate product claims

product testing



Expert has over 35 years of R&D development expertise having worked for multi national companies. His contributions have resulted in over 27 U.S. patents and his employers have profited from these accomplishments

research and development


rapid product development


research and development management

In his current business, reverse engineering is often requested by his clients. Bench marks provided are the targets of reverse engineering, often resulting in products that are superior in function or cost.

reverse engineering


skin product testing


skin care formulation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Madison, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Skin Care, Body Lotions, Hair Care, Cosmetics Product...
Personal Care, Active Ingredient Selection for Product...
Personal Care Cosmetics, Skin Care, INC Regulations,...
CEO, Consumer Products, Personal Care, Fragrance,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1972   Masters degree in Pharmacy Administration   Pharmacy   Brooklyn College of Pharmacy  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to







He is the person responsible for all business activities including R&D, Manufacturing and Salon testing services. Has 5 chemists working within the group

1989 to 2003


Unilever, Home and Personal Care


Research & Development




Responsible for all Research and Development of all hair care projects, domestic and international

1980 to 1989


Playtex Jhirmack


Research and Development




Responsible for all Research and Development of all hair care projects, domestic and international

1972 to 1980


American Cyanamid


Research &Development


Group Leader


Career Accomplishments:

Member of Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Publications and Patents Summary

Has 27 U.S. patents

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Provided Consulting services to a major Fortune 100 client in developing their line of products now in Target and all major drug stores.Confidentiality agreements prohibit us from disclosing our client' s names
  • Currently an active consultant in the area of hair color for a Fortune 500 company located in NJ. Provides consulting and testing services to this client
  • Helped a Salon owner develop his own line of hair products
  • Currently providing consulting services in the area of aerosol technology to a client in Florida that has leading hair products with salon heritage
  • Provided multiple clients advice on testing of hair products. Has a salon built into the facility that can provide on site testing services
Recent Client Requests:
  • hygiene manufacturing expert for consulting on hair and body care production.
  • Expert in Potential US Manufacturing Facility.
  • Cosmetics expert for consulting on new product development for hair care.
  • Expert in hair product chemistry for consulting on new product development.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Depositions for Unilever in patent infringement cases and also in personal injury cases
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Cosmetic product expert testimony for consulting on trade secret misappropriation claim.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2000 to 2003   Argentina   Research and Development of hair care products for Unilever. Developed and introduced a line of hair color products in all Latin American countries
to   Thailand   Consulting and coordinating International activities for Unilever
to   India   Hair color trouble shooting activities for a client based in Mumbai
to   South Africa   Set up manufacturing operations for Jhirmack in the area of hair care

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He is able to participate in conversations and make his position understood.

Market Research:
Has insights into salon trends and state of the art technologies

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Project Management

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Currently responsible for locating vendors and streamlining supply strategies

Other Skills and Services

Testing services, expert advice in project management


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