Personal Care Process Engineering

Work History, International Experience & Education

Work History

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Years: 2000-2011
Employer: Alberto Culver
Dept/Division: Process Eng/R&D
Title: Sr Manager, Manager
Responsibilities: Process Engineering, Cost Savings, Stability Validation

Years: 1997-1999
Employer: Cosmolab, Inc
Dept/Division: Quality Assurance
Title: Vice President
Responsibilities: QA, GMP Manufacturing oversight of separate cosmetics facility

Years: 1994-1997
Employer: Cosmolab, Inc
Dept/Division: Operations
Title: Vice President
Responsibilities: Production, Engineering, Maintenance, Planning & Scheduling

Years: 1990-1994
Employer: Cosmolab, Inc
Dept/Division: Production, Technical Services
Title: Director
Responsibilities: Compounding, Labs (Analytical, Micro, Color), Process Improvement

Years: 1974-1988
Employer: Chesebrough-Pond's/Unilever
Dept/Division: Process Development/R&D
Title: Group Leader, Sr Process Engineer, Group Leader-Cutex
Responsibilities: Process development & engineering, pilot plant, scale-up, troubleshooting, support to all brands, including Vaseline, Pond's, Aziza, Prince Matchabelli, Cutex, Health-Tex

Years: Pre-1974
Employer: American Cyanamid, Refinery Chemicals Div.
Dept/Division: Process Development/R&D
Title: Process Engineer
Responsibilities: Process development & engineering, pilot plant, scale-up of processes to make solid catalysts for Reforming, Hydrotreating, and Automotive. Member of team that developed first GM automobile catalyst for pollution control.
International Experience
Years: 2000-2011 Country/Region: Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Sweden, UK, Australia, S Africa, Kenya, China, Brazil, Argentina
Summary: Start-up of NPD projects at Alberto sites, joint ventures, and copackers. Evaluations & qualifications of new Brazil, Argentina copackers. Assisted in move of production in Australia from company site to copackers by adapting processes to available equipment. Troubleshooting of process-related issues while working for Alberto Culver.

Years: 1999 Country/Region: Russia
Summary: Consulted on setting up nail polish and lipstick filling lines.

Years: 1990-1999 Country/Region: Taiwan, Germany, Netherlands
Summary: Worked with suppliers of pencil manufacturing equipment on design requirements, sourced specialty molded plastics for component parts, and unique shrink sleeving for pencils while working for Cosmolab.

Years: 1986 Country/Region: Kenya
Summary: Debugged process skid for makingVaseline Petroleum Jelly and assisted with start-up in the field while working for Chesebrough-Ponds.


• University of Connecticut - MBA, Production Mgmt, 1971
• Columbia University, School of Engineering - BSChE, Chemical Engineering, 1966


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