Vantage Specialty Chemicals announces Pat Brueggman as the new Senior Vice President & General Manager
Vantage Specialty Chemicals is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Brueggman as the new Senior Vice President & General Manager of Vantage Personal Care. In his new role, he will have overall global responsibility for the Personal Care business, including the Lipo Chemicals, Desert Whale Jojoba Company, and Ruger Chemical brands, driving continued growth through new product development, geographic expansion and strategic acquisition.
Brueggman is a seasoned industry professional whose career has spanned roles in Sales, Business Management and Strategy Development. Brueggman previously held executive positions at Ashland, Hercules, GE and Betz Dearborn.
“Brueggman is a process-oriented personal care executive” stated Julian Steinberg, CEO Vantage Specialty Chemicals. “He brings a wealth of experience to the team and I’m confident that he will continue to accelerate the growth of our business. His strategic view on the specialty chemicals industry will further expand Vantage’s considerable strengths as we continue our expansion in the personal care market through organic growth, new international markets and further acquisitions.”
"I am excited to join Vantage Specialty Chemicals, an established and growing leader in naturally derived ingredients” said Pat Brueggman. "I am looking forward to working with such a strong team and contributing to the company’s continued growth and success.”