2012 NPE Business Development Networking Breakfast
Best Practices for Developing Business in Specialty Plastics and Additives
Wednesday April 4th, 2012 - 7.30 am EST * Orlando, FL * Hilton Orlando
(adjoining the NPE Exhibition hall)
Business & Market Development Managers are continually required to show measurable and increased efficiency when launching new polymers and additives.Entering new application areas for a mature product, and
Launching a new product as a new supplier in the plastics market.
Thanks to over 10 years of partnering with leading suppliers of specialty chemicals and materials, SpecialChem has had the opportunity to monitor the relative performance of business development strategies and make continual improvements along the way – resulting in best practices that accelerate commercial success.
At this year’s event, you will hear the latest best practices in accelerating new business development through case studies presented by SpecialChem clients -- covering the two extremes of…
Plus, the SpecialChem team will share insights into Forecasting your New Business Development funnel:
Who does it, who doesn’t, why do it, and how it can be done.
Who will be there?
We are expecting more than 30+ leading companies in specialty additives and plastics to attend, primarily represented by executives in marketing, business development and business management. Don’t miss this great chance to network with you peers, and learn the latest best practices in forecasting and accelerating new business development.
- April 4th, 2012 - 7:30a - 9:30a Networking Breakfast
- Best Practice for Measurable Commercial Acceleration - including how to forecast for new business
Dr. Duane Priddy, Global Vice-President, SpecialChem
Dr. Duane Priddy
Duane Priddy has more than 20 years experience in chemicals, with a strong focus on plastics and innovative businesses. He has worked internationally for both Dow Chemical and Bayer AG. As one of the original founding members of Omnexus, Duane is driving the SpecialChem business development with his experience from multiple perspectives including research, technical marketing, product/sales management and technology.
- Creating new market spaces and accelerating high value niche products
Dr. Kim Choate, Global Product Director, SABIC Innovative Plastics
Kim R. Choate, Jr.
Global Product Director, High Performance Polymers
Kim R. Choate, Jr. is the global product director for High Performance Polymers (Ultem*, Extem*, Advanced Composites) with global responsibility for products, marketing, and plant utilization. SABIC’s (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) Innovative Plastics business is headquartered in Pittsfield, Mass.
- Introduction of a New Additives Technology in Plastics
John Jungjohann, Business Manager - Global Plastic, Flow Polymers
Business Manager - Global Plastic
John Jungjohann is currently the Business Manager - Global Plastics for Flow Polymers, Inc., responsible for sales, marketing, and product development for the company’s SureFlo® line of processing aids which improve productivity in many resin systems.