Global Product Stewardship Manager Placed for Global Leader in Surfactants and Specialty Chemicals

Our Talent Advisors were engaged to fill a Global Product Stewardship Manager role to manage the organization’s global regulatory activities, provide leadership and guidance to achieve business objectives, and define their regulatory strategy.

Client Profile

Our client is a global leader in surfactants and specialty chemicals, with an international team of scientists, manufacturing employees, and industry experts across the United States and Europe. They focus on sustainable solutions for global brands and start-ups that rely on their portfolio of surfactants and specialty solutions for consumer and industrial applications.

Our Approach

Our Talent Advisors identified an accomplished environmental chemist with a strong background in chemical engineering. With over 10 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, they demonstrated expertise in enhancing health, safety, and environmental (EHS) programs. Their skill set encompassed in-depth knowledge of product chemistry and evaluation, specializing in risk assessment, product life-cycle assessment, and toxicology. They excelled in implementing industry best practices and developing environmental programs, seamlessly integrating health, safety, and environmental considerations into daily operations.

Additionally, they successfully managed global regulatory compliance and product stewardship across diverse chemical product lines. They possessed a proven track record of navigating the complexities of registration and usage requirements for chemical products and substances, and responsibilities included ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies such as the U.S. EPA (TSCA and OPP), the EU (REACH), APAC, and other importing countries.

Client Impact

Our client established this role to appoint a Manager tasked with ensuring regulatory compliance across their entire portfolio of manufactured, imported, and sold products, while also spearheading the creation of a new company brand and fostering a high-growth culture. Our Talent Advisors successfully sourced, screened and hired a highly technical candidate in under two months, much to our client’s delight. Following this hire, the Global Product Stewardship Manager swiftly initiated continuous improvement efforts in all aspects of product sustainability. They provided educational resources for fellow employees and facilitated networking with external workgroups, regulators, and industry associations.
Verdant Specialty Solutions