She started her career as a post-doctoral researcher and then a research assistant professor at Stony Brook University. After teaching for a few years, Dr. Chavan moved into industry with BASF Corporation and worked in various leadership roles at in R&D, Technical Service, and Marketing in the areas of Actives, Personal Care Technologies and Face Care Technologies.
“We continue to invest in technology at Vantage” stated Allison Yake, Chief Technology Officer Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Inc. “Dr. Chavan brings a wealth of experience to our Personal Care leadership team and I’m confident that she will have significant impact on the growth of our business. Her business savvy, technical expertise and creative thinking will further expand Vantage’s innovative approaches and how we help our customers solve their challenges.”