A senior marketing, sales and technical executive with extensive global and domestic experience leading business operations, B2B marketing, sales and business development, new product development and manufacturing functions.
Over 29 years of product and business development experience in the design, manufacture, marketing, sales, operations and performance of polymer dispersions/additives in support of the paper and packaging industries.
Prior to coming to Aquasol, Dave was the CEO of his own consulting company; worked for BASF Corporation in various technical, marketing and business management roles where he led the Paper Coating business to 800% growth during his 28 years of service; and worked seven years in Applied Research and Product Development at the Westvaco Corporation Luke MD paper mill. He has expert working knowledge of polymer dispersions, coatings, chemical additives, pigments, paper and paperboard manufacturing, rheology and printing. He has developed and market launched over 25 polymer dispersions and coating additives during his time a BASF. He also developed over 20 grades of paper during his seven years of service at Westvaco.
He will have total business responsibility for the introduction and development of Aquasol Corporation into Paper and Packaging industries in the North American market.
He holds a MS in Pulp and Paper Engineering from Miami University and a BS in Chemistry from Central Michigan University. Has been awarded 3 patents and has published various technical papers.