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Expert in Carbon Black, Recycling of Tires, Rubber and a Variety of Manufacturing and Testing Processes

Expert ID: 729214 Texas, USA

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Expert is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of an organization focused on consulting and chemical brokering to the rubber and plastics industries. Prior to this position, Expert was a Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Continental Carbon. He has over 32 years of experience in the commodity and specialty chemical markets. Expert is an experienced senior-level manager and has held positions in Sales & Marketing, Laboratory Management, Quality Control & Service Functions, and Technical & Customer Service. He is skilled in financial analysis, standard accounting practices, strategic account analysis, marketing budgeting and forecasting, direct customer sales, contract negotiations, quality management systems, and 6-Sigma. Expert has recently been involved businesses focused on the recycling of tires and rubber/plastic waste to produce reusable "green" raw materials (carbon black, ground rubber, and oil).

Performed a study on global logisitic and warehousing for a major carbon black supplier in North AmericaRefined a number of international manufacturing processes at a major carbon black supplier in North AmericaMarketing analysis and projections for start up companies in the area of tire recyclingEstablished and developed a new rubber recycling segment in North AmericaDeveloped a marketing program for entrance into the the Pertroleum, Wind, and Solar market segment with respect to supplying personnel solutions

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Port Arthur, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2001 Degree: MBA Subject: International Business Institution: University of Texas / Dallas
Year: 1977 Degree: MS Subject: Chemistry Institution: Pittsburg State University
Year: 1975 Degree: BA Subject: Biology & Chemistry Institution: Southwestern College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO & President Department: Consulting & Raw Material Broker Responsibilities: He heads up a team of consultants which are versed in servicing the carbon black, rubber, and plastic market segments. Involvement also includes recycling of rubber products, devulcanization of natural rubber products and suppling contract labor to the international petroleum industry.
Years: 2001 to 2008 Employer: Continental Carbon Title: VP of Marketing & Sales Department: Carbon Black Manufacturer Responsibilities: He was over global sales and marketing, pricing, logistics, R&D, nanocarbon technology. Established the direction and focus of the organization.
Years: 1993 to 2008 Employer: Ameripol Synpol/ JM Huber Corp Title: Director of Global Sales Department: ESBR & Carbon Black Manufacturer Responsibilities: He was over all global pricing and headed up the sales team for the ESBR group. Developed marketing plans and sales plans. Managed the corporate laboratory testing system.
Years: 1977 to 1993 Employer: B.F. Goodrich Tire Company Title: Rubber Compounder Department: Tire Manufacturer Responsibilities: He was a chemist which at one time managed the laboratory for tire testing. Technical work in the areas of inner tubes, curing, mixing, of tires

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2005 to 2008 Country / Region: Southeast Asia Summary: He did not have residence but managed both sales and marketing. Involved approximately, 30% of his time in country

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASTM, ACS (Rubber Division), API (American Petroleum Industry, ISO (International Standard Organization), Houston Pipeliner Assocation, Southern Rubber Group, Energy Rubber Group
Publications and Patents Summary
In the process of completing his first book on business related matters.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Numerous quality training sessions which resulted in become an instructor. Many business development seminars in and out of the rubber industry.
Marketing Experience
He understands the rubber and carbon black industries both domestic and international, supplier, customers, pricing, manufacturing processes.

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