Richman Chemical Promotes Christopher Kulp to Executive Vice President
Lower Gwynedd, PA, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 – Richman Chemical Inc., specializing in custom chemical synthesis, toll manufacturing, and raw material sourcing, announces the promotion of Christopher Kulp to Executive Vice President.
Kulp has successfully led the company to steady growth in Contract Manufacturing Services and will continue to lead its efforts in assisting emerging technology clients achieve sustainable commercial success. His new responsibilities include strategic planning and financial management, as well as directing Richman Chemical’s new Consulting Services Division. Kulp will also oversee the expansion of the company’s internal marketing program, with a focus on promoting thought leadership within the industry.
“I am very pleased to acknowledge Chris’ continuing record of accomplishments and growing role in our business,” said company president, Ed Richman.
Kulp joined Richman Chemical in 1998 and most recently served as Vice President, Contract Manufacturing Services. In addition to 19 years of experience in development and manufacturing, Kulp holds four U.S. patents and two European patents. He earned his M.S. in Polymer Chemistry from Stevens Institute of Technology, a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Delaware, and a MBA in Finance from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.
“Our value proposition for startup companies in need of contract chemistry or consulting services is extremely attractive. As such, I welcome the opportunity to drive top-down strategies aimed at building our status as the ‘go to’ provider for clients in need of development, scale-up, and commercialization efforts,” noted Kulp.
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.
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