Ph.D. transformative executive leader in R&D and innovation with extensive experience and significant accomplishments in the Flavor & Fragrance and cosmetics/personal care industries. Proven success in building and leading highly functional R&D organizations through cultural transformation and delivering breakthrough technologies, new ingredients, and consumer products.
Adept in leading R&D ranging from upstream scientific research for capability development, to formulation and application research and commercial product development.
Hands-on experience in the entire product launch process from concept, positioning, claims, technology, formulation, performance, safety and regulatory, scale-up to commercialization.
Proven success in bridging business opportunities and consumer/market needs. Considered a true professional and role model, open to relocating nationwide. Seeking an executive R&D role with a CPG or food/personal care related company.