Ed Richman Appointed to the Board of Overseers of the Chemical Heritage Foundation
Lower Gwynedd, PA, October 28, 2014 -- Richman Chemical announced today that its President and Founder, Ed Richman, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Overseers of the Chemical Heritage Foundation.
The mission of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) is to foster understanding of science and technology and its impact on society. The CHF operates a museum, library, and conference center in Philadelphia. The Board of Overseers, a group of academic, institutional, and industry leaders including many Nobel Laureates and Fortune 100 CEO’s, helps the CHF reach others who understand and appreciate the contributions of chemistry to society.
“It is a wonderful honor to be invited to join this distinguished group of luminaries,” said Richman. “I believe the CHF has an important role to play in the areas where chemistry, education and industry meet. I look forward to working with my new Board colleagues in helping the CHF fulfill its mission.”
Richman began his professional career in synthetic fibers R&D with Celanese and Rohm & Haas, and later worked at National Starch & Chemical, eventually serving as Director, Chemical Business. He completed his undergraduate work at Brown University and earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Chicago with a thesis on molecular beam experiments.
About Richman Chemical
Richman Chemical provides custom chemical synthesis, toll manufacturing and raw material sourcing to life science, specialty chemical, nanotechnology and other emerging technology companies. Founded in 1988 by Ed Richman, the company is headquartered just outside of Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.richmanchemical.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
About the Chemical Heritage Foundation
The CHF fosters dialogue on science and technology in society. Its staff and fellows study the past in order to understand the present and inform the future. They focus on matter and materials and their effect on our modern world in territory ranging from the physical sciences and industries, through the chemical sciences and engineering, to the life sciences and technologies. They collect, preserve and exhibit historical artifacts; engage communities of scientists and engineers; and tell the stories of the people behind breakthroughs and innovations.
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