AkzoNobel Global Personal Care appoints Dr. Jane Wang Regional Technical Manager for Asia
Dr. Jane Wang
The Global Personal Care business of AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Wang, Ph.D., as Regional Technical Manager, Asia. Her responsibilities include administering technical resource allocation processes across all Asian markets and laboratories, developing and implementing technical service strategies for the region, and ensuring excellent technical support for all Asian customers. Based at AkzoNobel’s Songjiang site in Shanghai, China, Dr. Wang reports directly to Gary Martino, Senior Director, R&D, AkzoNobel Global Personal Care.
Dr. Wang brings nine years of R&D experience in the home and personal care (HPC) industries to her new position. Prior to joining AkzoNobel, she was an HPC Laboratory Manager with Rhodia China at the company’s R&D center in Shanghai.
A graduate of the East China University of Science & Technology in Shanghai, Dr. Wang went on to earn her Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Analytical/Bio-Chemistry from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.
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About AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry
Surface Chemistry is a Business Unit of AkzoNobel, employing over 2,100 people in 50 countries. In 2010, 45 percent of our global revenue (€847 million) came from eco-premium products. Based in Chicago, US, with regional marketing centers and R&D facilities in United States, Brazil, Singapore, India, China and Sweden, we are a leading supplier of specialty surfactants and synthetic and bio-polymers additives. We serve a wide range of industries including home and personal care, agrochemicals, asphalt, mining, oilfield, and water treatment.
About AkzoNobel Global Personal Care
Global Personal Care, a business of AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, is a leader in high-performance beauty technologies. Partnering with leading consumer personal care businesses, we provide world-class development resources that create solutions for personal care technology needs today and envision the market needs of tomorrow. We leverage our broad range of high-performance personal care technologies to provide new and innovative solutions that help create competitive products for beautiful, healthy hair and skin. AkzoNobel Global Personal Care: Where science is a thing of beauty™.