Brian Rowland joins P2 to manage the Naugatuck,CT Manufacturing Plant
Woodbridge, Conn. – May 21, 2018 – P2 Science Inc., a venture-backed, biorenewable chemistry company, today announced that Brian Rowland has joined the company with responsibility for the Naugatuck manufacturing plant operations and reporting directly to Operations Manager, Ed Ogle.
The company is currently building its first manufacturing plant in Naugatuck, CT. The plant will be in commercial production in Q4 of 2018 with initial sales targeted at the flavor & fragrance and cosmetics industries.
Brian comes to P2 with significant experience gained at Colgate where he held positions in South Africa, Malaysia and the USA. His positions there included EH&S worldwide director and director manufacturing and supply chain for various global regions. Brian’s experience also includes time as general works manager at Unilever in South Africa. He started his career at Sasol.
About P2 Science
P2 Science is renewable chemistry company. The scientific co-founders of P2, Professor Paul Anastas and Dr. Patrick Foley, worked together at the Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering. Neil Burns, CEO, has spent much of his prior career in the surfactants and oleochemicals industries.
Based in Woodbridge, Connecticut, P2 has developed a set of green chemistry technologies for converting renewable feedstocks into high-value specialty products. Investors in P2 include BASF Venture Capital, Xeraya Capital, Elm Street Ventures, Connecticut Innovations and Ironwood Capital. The company is also a recipient of debt financing from the CT Department of Economic and Community Development. For more information, visit www.p2science.com