Greg Amato, CEO
Greg Amato has been employed by the Company since November 2004 and has been Chief Executive Officer since January 2006. From, January 2005 to January 2006, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing. From 1993 to 2004, Mr. Amato was with Elementis, PLC and certain of its subsidiaries, divisions and predecessors, which company is a specialty chemical manufacturer. During such period, Mr. Amato was Vice President, Specialty Markets of Elementis Specialties, Inc., located in Hightstown, New Jersey from 2000 to 2004; President and CEO of Elementis Performance Polymers, located of Belleville, New Jersey from 1998 to 2000; and from 1993 to 1998, Sales Manager of Rheox, which was acquired by Elementis in 1998. Mr. Amato received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1978.
Murray S. Cohen, Director, Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientist
Dr. Murray S. Cohen has served as Director and Chairman of the Board of the Company since June 1984 and Secretary since March 2001. From June 1984 to January 2006, Dr. Cohen was Chief Executive Officer, and from June 1984 to August 1994, he was also President. Dr. Cohen also currently serves as Chief Scientist. From January 1978 through May 1983, Dr. Cohen was the Director of Research and Development for Apollo Technologies Inc., a company engaged in the development of pollution control procedures and devices. Dr. Cohen was employed as a Vice President and Technical Director of Borg-Warner Chemicals from 1973 through January 1978, where his responsibilities included the organization, project selection and project director of a 76 person technical staff which developed materials for a variety of plastic products. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Missouri in 1949 and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the same institution in 1953.
James Ivchenko, Director and President
James Ivchenko has served as Director of the Company since September 1993, President since August 1994, and from February 1992 to August 1994, he was Technical Director and Vice President of Operations. Prior thereto, Mr. Ivchenko was employed by Ungerer & Co. as Plant Manager for the Totowa, New Jersey and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania facilities from May 1988 to May 1991. Mr. Ivchenko has over 30 years of experience in the flavor, fragrance and pharmaceutical intermediate industry. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Masters of Science and Masters of Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.
Last Updated on 12/11/12