Vantage Specialty Chemicals promoted Mike Lotito to North America sales director of Lipo Chemicals, the personal care unit of Vantage Specialty Chemicals. With a broad background in the chemical industry, he offers a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Lotito joined Ruger Chemical, the pharmaceutical unit of Vantage Specialty Chemicals, in 2007 and immediately achieved success. He took the lead commercial role in Ruger and has been able to demonstrate a notable improvement in profitability and product focus within a very short time period, according to the company. Before joining Ruger, he worked in various management positions for major personal care ingredient companies such as Lonza, Rhodia and Croda.