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Expert Details

Marketing and Product Development of Raw Materials for the Cosmetics Market

ID: 723909 Texas, USA

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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.

Work with clients in their facilities to develop and test new products at pilot plant and full factory scaleWorking with clients, made multiple field trips to visit customers and promote evaluation and testing of clients new raw materialsAdvising clients on testing requirements for safety and efficacy. Proceeded to initiate and monitor tests at contract laboratories


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1964 Degree: BS Subject: Polymer Chemistry Institution: London School of Polymer Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1996 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
He is responsible for all aspects of client contact, consultation and liaison
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1992 to 1996 Employer: Southern Clay Corp. Title: Sales and Marketing Director Department:
He was responsible for Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Technical Service to the paint, coatings and cosmetic markets. Managed sales of $35,000,000 and a staff of 18
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1989 to 1992 Employer: B.F. Goodrich Title: Business Director Department: Industrial Chemicals
Responsible for business management of hydrophilic polymers for the cosmetics, household and pharmaceutical markets
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1982 to 1989 Employer: Sherex Chemicals Title: Business Manager Department:
He was responsible for sales and marketing of surfactants to the cosmetics industry
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1971 to 1982 Employer: Bayer AG Title: Marketing Manager Department: Industrial Chemicals
Responsible for sales and marketing of products to the polymer industry
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1965 to 1971 Employer: Northern Telecom Title: Chemist Department: Cable Division
Responsible for the development of new cable insulation and jacketing compounds

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1979 to 1981 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Assigned overseas to manage sales and marketing for Italy, UK and France
Years: 1968 to 1969 Country / Region: Canada Summary: Responsible for sales development and technical service

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society of Cosmetics Chemists
Publications and Patents Summary
4 patents, 3 publications

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
Has an extensive network of contacts in the cosmetics industry, includes: product efficacy and safety testing, regulatory, raw materials and end use customers
Marketing Experience
Very skilled with 35 years of new product introduction, especially to the cosmetics industry

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Considered fluent
French Capable

Fields of Expertise

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