Executives Research

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Rohm and Haas/FMC Corporation Executives (1)

Five ex-employees of Rohm and Haas or FMC Corporation that currently have roles as senior executives for other companies are Kim Ann Mink, Rik De Vos, Mike Hamilton, John L. Buckley, and Silmy Karim.

1. Kim Ann Mink

  • Kim Ann Mink is the current CEO, Chairman, and President of Innophos.
  • She worked at Rohm and Haas for 20 years and 11 months before the company was acquired by Dow Chemical Company, where she continued working for six years and nine months.
  • At Rohm and Haas, she started as Group Leader and Sr. Scientist of the Corporate Analytical Research Department in 1988.
    • She was promoted to Manager of the Corporate Regulatory Affairs Group in 1991 and worked on other Commercial Management Roles dedicated to increasing responsibility until 2007 when she became Corporate Vice President and Global General Manager of Ion Exchange Resins.
  • Additionally, at Dow Chemical she took the roles of Global General Manager of Performance Materials, President & CEO of ANGUS Chemical Company, Global Business Director of Amines and Chelants, Global General Manager of Elastomers, and finally as Business President of Elastomers, Electrical, and Telecommunications, before leaving the company in 2015.
  • Before joining Rohm and Haas, she worked as Group Leader and Sr. Scientist for the Corporate Analytical Research Department of Shell for two years.
  • Her educational background includes an Education Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry at Hamilton College.

2. Rik De Vos

  • Rik De Vos is currently the CEO of Cedo Consumer Goods in Belgium.
  • In 2008, he worked as Global General Manager of Rohm and Haas for one year before leaving the company.
  • Other companies and work experiences include Huntsman as Business Director; Bordoschem as Business Unit Director; Recticel as Group General Manager; McBride as CEO; and DR2 Consulting as Founder/Owner.
  • His educational background includes a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Gent.

3. Mike Hamilton

  • Mike Hamilton is currently the CEO of Renmatix.
  • In 2006, he became VP of Powder Coatings in Rohm and Haas, a role he had for four years before leaving the company to join Renmatix in 2010.
  • He doesn't have more information about his work background publicly, but his education includes a Bachelor in Chemistry and an MBA from Western University.

4. John L. Buckley

  • John L. Buckley is currently the CEO of Wilbur-Ellis.
  • He joined Rohm and Haas in 1998 as Business Manager for Latin America, then he was promoted to General Manager of Americas in 2002, a role he kept until 2005 when the company was acquired by Dow Chemical Company, completing his time in Rohm and Haas of seven years and nine months.
  • At Dow Chemical Company, he started as President of AgroFresh and then became Global General Manager of Personal, Home, and Industrial Care until he left the company in 2012.
  • His work experience after Dow Chemical Company includes Air Liquide USA as CEO, and Michelman as Board Member.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University.

5. Silmy Karim

  • Silmy Karim is currently the CEO of PT. Krakatau Steel Tbk in Indonesia.
  • He worked in the FMC Corporation for two years as a Member of the Board of Directors for Indonesia from 2010 to 2012.
  • His education includes a degree in Economics from Universitas Trisakti, a Master of Economics from the University of Indonesia, National and International Security from Harvard University, and Defense Management from the Naval Postgraduate School.
  • Other work experiences include his work at BKPM as Special Advisor to Chairman, Carrefour as Member of the Board, the Office of the President of Indonesia as Assistant Special Staff, at the Ministry of Defense of Indonesia, at the British American Tobacco as Board Member, at the Committee the Defense Industry Policy of Indonesia, at PT. Pindad as CEO, at Diesel & Turbo as Chairman, at GE Power as Board Member, etc.
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Rohm and Haas/FMC Corporation Executives (2)

Five additional ex-employees of Rohm and Haas or FMC Corporation that currently have a role as a senior executive in another company are Olivier Choulet, Darrell Taylor, Margot Connor, James Lovett, and Fran Bobb.

1. Olivier Choulet

  • Olivier Choulet is currently the CEO of Ecoat France.
  • In 1996, he joined Rohm and Haas as Global Marketing Manager for eight years before the company was acquired by Dow Chemical Company.
  • At Dow Chemical Company, he worked for another three years as Marketing Director of Packing and Building Materials of EMEA and as Commercial Director of Dow Coating Materials of EMEA until he left the company in 2010 to become CEO of Ecoat.
  • His educational background includes a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from CPE Lyon and an MBA from ESSEC.

2. Darrell Taylor

  • Darrell Taylor is currently the CEO at the Gulf Coast Electric of Destin, Florida.
  • He worked at FMC Corporation for two years in 1991 as an Electrical Design Engineer.
  • Other work experiences include Plant Engineer and Technology Manager at DaimlerChrysler, Engineering Director at Sasib, Program Manager and Test Engineering Manager at Raytheon, Senior Program Manager at Crane Company, President at Premier Media Technologies, and Managing Director at Investment.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Toledo.

3. Margot Connor

  • She is currently the CEO of RoosterBio Inc.
  • She worked at FMC Corporation for one year in 1994 as a Technical Sales Representative.
  • Other work experiences include Technical Sales Representative at American Cyanamid and at Unilever, Northeastern Regional Sales Manager at Columbian Chemicals, Director of Sales and VP of Sales at Chr. Hansen, Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at LONZA Group, VP and Head of Business Development at LONZA Walkersville, Corporate Development Director at LONZA Group, and Corporate Development and M&A Consultant at MS Connor Consultant.
  • Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Textile Chemistry and Marketing from the University of Maryland.

4. James Lovett

  • James Lovett is currently the CEO of Myoderm.
  • He worked at FMC Corporation for four years, from 1997 to 2001, as an Associate General Counsel.
  • Other work experiences include his work as Law Clerk at Judge Boyce F. Martin of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Associate at Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering; Partner at McDermott Will and Emery; Board of Directors Member at Bioclinica; Corporate SVP, Business General Manager, and General Counsel at Covance; Board of Trustees Member at The Wistar Institute; Board of Directors Member at ARDVRK Technologies; and Board of Directors Member at FoodChain ID.
  • His educational background includes a BA of Northwestern University and a JD from Harvard Law School.

5. Fran Bobb

  • Fran Bobb is currently the CEO of Permian Lide.
  • He worked for 16 years at FMC Corporation and for nine years at its FMC Technologies division.
  • He started at FMC Corporation in 1981 and had different roles, including Operations Manager for Europe, VP and General Manager for Venezuela, Materials and Distribution Manager, and Manager for Latin America's Petroleum Equipment Services Division.
  • At the FMC Technologies division, he had the roles of Regional Manager for the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, General Manager for Brazil, General Manager for Western Hemisphere, and General Manager for the Measurement Products Division.
  • Other work experiences include his work as VP, Senior VO, and COO of Energy Alloys; and VP of Corporate Development and President of USA Stream-Flo Industries.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and an MBA from Saint Joseph's University.
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Rohm and Haas/FMC Corporation Executives (3)

Five additional ex-employees of Rohm and Haas or FMC Corporation that currently have roles as senior executives in other companies are Frank Riddick, Rebecca Steele, Jakob Sigurdsson, Charles E. Barrett, and Bruce Hoechner.

1. Frank Riddick

  • Frank Riddick is currently the CEO of Shale-Inland.
  • In 1993, he worked at FMC Corporation as a Controller for one year before he left the company.
  • Other work experiences include his work as Regional Treasurer of Europe for General Motors; CFO, COO, and President of Armstrong's World Industries; President and CEO of Formica Corporation; Consultant of TowerBrook Capital Partners; and CEO of JMC Steel Group.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Duke University.

2. Rebecca Steele

  • Rebecca Steele currently has the role of President and CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
  • She worked at FMC Corporation for six years, from 1990 to 1996, in different Marketing roles, Product Management, Financial Analyst, and Sales Manager for the Peroxygen Chemicals division.
  • Other work experiences include her role as VP of Operations in Teknion; Senior VP of Operations at Cendant Mortgage Services; Managing Director, Senior VP of National Retail Mortgage Sales at JP Morgan & Chase; COO, National Retail Origination Sales Executive, SVP of National Servicing, and National Mortgage Outreach Executive at Bank of America; President and CEO of Sigma Associates; COO of Spring EQ; and Consumer Advisory Board Member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • Her educational background includes A Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and an MBA from Villanova University.

3. Jakob Sigurdsson

  • Jakob Sigurdsson is currently the CEO of Victrex PLC in London.
  • He worked at Rohm and Haas for nine years from 1995 to 2004 in different roles in the areas of Marketing, Business Development, Restructuring, Supply Chain, and General Management in the USA and Europe for the areas of additives and emulsion polymers. His final role was as General Manager of the European Region.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as President and CEO of Alfesca; SVP of Corporate Development at deCODE Genetics; Member of the Board of Directors, President, and CEO at Promens hf.; Member of the University Council at the University of Iceland; Direct at Zymetech EHF; Chairman of the Board of Creditinfo Group; CEO of VIS Insurance; Chairman of the Board of Margildi; Director of ReMake Electric; Director of Icelandic Financial Services Association; Director of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce; Director of the Icelandic Technology and Development Fund; and Chairman, Founder, and Co-owner of Sratex.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Iceland and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Northwestern University of Kellogg School of Management.

4. Charles E. Barrett

  • Charles E. Barrett is currently the Founder and CEO of The Human Experience, Inc.
  • He worked at FMC Corporation for two years, from 1975 to 1977, as Financial Analyst and Assistant to Group VP.
  • Other work experiences include two years in the US Army, Financial Analysis of the Product Development Controller's Office at Ford Motor Company, Assistant to Chairman/CEO at Riley, President at Cashco, Manager of Group Business Development of Illinois Tool Works, COO of System Management Inc., COO of Peacock Engineering Company, CEO and President of Starsight Technologies, Principal of CE Barrett Consulting, and Chief Support Officer of Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
  • His educational background includes a Juris Doctor in Corporate Law from the University of Chicago, a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

5. Bruce Hoechner

  • Bruce Hoechner is currently the CEO and President of Rogers Corporation.
  • Between 2006 and 2009, he worked for two years at Rohm and Haas as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Paint and Coatings for Asia, before the company was acquired by Dow Chemical Company.
  • He continued working at Dow Chemical Company for two more years in the roles of Vice President and General Manager of Dow Coating Materials Asia and as President of the Advanced Materials Division of Asia.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as Member of the Directors Board of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University and an Executive Business Management Program from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Rohm and Haas/FMC Corporation Executives (4)

Six additional ex-employees of Rohm and Haas or FMC Corporation that currently hold a role as senior executives in other companies are Gregory Novak, Michael Conway, Federico Di Franco, Dan Henderson, Diana Maichin, and Peter Scott.

1. Gregory Novak

  • Gregory Novak is currently the COO of Rochester Optical and CEO of Claritas Consulting.
  • In 1991, he joined FMC Corporation, where he worked for four years in the roles of Operations Analyst, Business Manager, and Operations Manager for the Airport Products & Systems Division.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as Production Manager and manufacturing engineer at General Electric; Vice President of General Manager Service for the LIGHTNIN division of General Signal Corporation; Group President, CEO, and President of Harris Interactive; and CEO of Nupro Technologies.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, a Nuclear Power Technology Technician Degree from the GE Training and Development Center, and an MBA from Purdue University.

2. Michael Conway

  • Michael Conway is currently the Managing Director and COO for the North America Subsidiary of IVM Chemicals.
  • In 2005, he worked at Rohm and Haas for one year as Regional Sales Manager of the Powder Coatings division.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as National Sales Manager of IVC Industrial Coatings, Regional Director of the Americas of the Aerospace Coatings Division of AkzoNobel, and President and Managing Director for North America at Beckers Group.
  • His educational background includes an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.

3. Federico Di Franco

  • Federico Di Franco is currently the COO, CEO, and Co-Founder of Bianco Fine Foods.
  • In 2007, he joined FMC Corporation for two years as the Strategic Plan and Marketing Executive Director.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as Information Service at McKinsey & Co., Export Manager, and International Business Developer at PreGel SsA, Division Manager at Sintofarm Farmaceutici, Consultant at Bain & C, CEO of the Newspapers Business Unit at RPC Globo, and CEO/COO at Illy Caffe for South America.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in International Law, Political Science, Economics, and Politics from the Università degli Studi di Milano, a Master in International Economy and Law and International Affairs from the Istituto Superiore di Politica Internazionale, and an MBA in Finance and Financial Management at Stanford University.

4. Dan Henderson

  • Dan Henderson is currently the COO, President, and Board Member of Crest Performance Partners.
  • He joined FMC Corporation in 1979, where he worked for five years as CFO of Pharmaceutical, Global, P&L, Strategy, Finance, IT, and Manufacturing.
  • Other work experiences include his job as Assistant Plan Controller at Bendix; CFO at Allied Signal Corporation; CFO at Quaker Oats; CFO at Galileo; CFO, President, and COO at Honeywell; President of Business Process Services at HP; Managing Director, COO, and CFO at Bank of America for India and Global; Managing Director and CIO at JP Morgan; Interim President for Europe and Asia at GMAC Ally Bank; and Interim President at The Casey Group.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Davidson College and an MBA in Finance and Management from Penn University.

5. Diana Maichin

  • Diana Maichin is currently the COO and CFO of StrandSmart Inc.
  • In 2002, she joined Rohm and Haas as a Micro Electronic Engineer, where she worked for two years and an intern.
  • Other work experiences include her roles as Engineering and Technology Fellow at Merck & Co.; ORDP Analysts at Genentech; Investment Banking Junior Analyst at Financial Technology Partners; Financial and Product Manager at Codexis; Summer Associate of Strategy and Corporate Development at Amgen; Part-time Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkings Caufield & Byers; Director at GE Ventures; and Discover Team at Social Capital.
  • Her educational background includes studies of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering and in Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

6. Peter Scott

  • Peter Scott is currently the COO of DivvyCloud.
  • In 1992, he joined FMC Corporation where he worked for nine years in different roles including Business Analyst for the Office of Corporate Strategy and International Affairs, Product Manager of Marketing and Business Development, and Director of eBusiness.
  • Other work experiences include his roles as Business Analyst at Kajima Corporation; Program Manager and VP of Supply Chain Solutions, Marketing, Strategy, and Corporate Development at Exostar LLC; VP for North America at Digital Barriers PLC; General Manager at Compusearch; Advisor to CEO at NeoSystems Corporation; and a previous role as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at DivvyCloud.
  • His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in English and Literature from the University of Rochester, Intensive Japanese Language Studies at Cornell University; and an MBA in Finance, Strategy, and International Business at Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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