Breaking News

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. hired Robert Kumpf as the company’s new chief technology officer

March 5, 2014

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.: hired Robert “Bob” Kumpf as the company’s new chief technology officer. In this role, Kumpf will focus on expanding the organization’s product and applications development capabilities.

Prior to joining Elevance, Kumpf served as chief operating officer at Plextronics, a leader in the research, development and commercialization of conductive and semi-conductive polymers and ink formulations that enable the commercialization of printed electronic devices. In this role, he led the company’s research, engineering and manufacturing operations.

Previously, Kumpf served as chief administrative officer at Bayer MaterialScience. During his 25-year tenure at Bayer, he also held executive leadership roles in the company’s polymer division, polyurethane division, plastics division and future business group, and served two European assignments. 
  • Sparkle & Shine

    Sparkle & Shine

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    Glam packaging and upscale scent combos are big at Yankee Candle for Holiday 2016.

  • Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    With a recent investor infusion, a new CEO and rebranding effort underway, this luxury beauty retailer has big plans.

  • Organic Matter

    Organic Matter

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 14, 2016
    FTC and USDA hold a public roundtable to discuss consumers’ perception of organic claims.

  • The World Comes to Orlando

    The World Comes to Orlando

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    More than 1,600 chemists traveled to Florida for the IFSCC Congress

  • The Plex  Phenomenon

    The Plex Phenomenon

    Denise Costrini, Croda North America||December 1, 2016
    Croda details the hair-protecting qualities of bond multipliers and the company’s new bond-building formulation system.