Jeen International, Fairfield, NJ has hired Dr. (James) Vince Gruber as director of new technologies. Gruber will work with the teams at Jeen to develop new ideas and technologies for the personal care, cosmetic and therapeutic industries.
“Vince is an exciting addition to Jeen. With his extensive knowledge and experience, he is sure to help Jeen move forward in the scientific arena. He is a well-known force in the industry and we are lucky to have him on our team,” said Adam Perle, president of Jeen.
Prior to joining Jeen, Gruber held positions at Botaneco, Sensient, Arch (Lonza), and Union Carbide (Amerchol) leading diverse technical teams and developing active and functional ingredients for these same industries. He is the author of 19 refereed articles including 13 referenced in PubMed and holds 9 granted US Patents and additional published World Patent applications. He has authored numerous edited articles and book chapters and is an author and co-editor of the book Principals of Polymer Science and Technology in Cosmetics and Personal Care, co-edited by Desmond Goddard and published by Francis Taylor. Dr. Gruber helps raise his two teenage boys with his wife Lori in New Jersey.