P2 Science Appoints Dr. Theodore Anastasiou as Vice President R&D
Anastasiou to lead all technical activities at growing green chemistry company
Woodbridge, CT – January 8th, 2021 – P2 Science Inc., a green chemistry company, announced that Dr. Theodore Anastasiou has joined the senior management ranks of the company to lead all technical and research & development activities.
Anastasiou has over 15 years of R&D leadership experience in the fields of flavors and fragrances, including stints at IFF, Mondelez and Firmenich. He comes to P2 after leading North American homecare technical development and innovation at Firmenich.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to bring into P2, someone of Ted’s incredible technical caliber,” said P2 CEO, Neil Burns. “He has accomplished a huge amount in the course of his career to date and we look forward to his providing great leadership as we develop and commercialize many more products in the coming years.”
Anastasiou graduated with a Ph.D in organic and polymer chemistry from Rutgers University in New Jersey, where he worked on biodegradable polymers in controlled delivery systems. He has a strong record of innovation in novel polymers and encapsulation technology.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to work with such a creative and successful group of professionals,” said Anastasiou. “I look forward to accelerating the technical development process at P2 and helping our customers create significant value in their markets with P2’s innovative, green chemistry.”
Dr. Anastasiou is based at P2’s Woodbridge, CT research facility.
About P2 Science
P2 Science is a green chemistry company, co-founded by Professor Paul Anastas, head of the Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering. P2 has developed and patented technologies for converting renewable feedstocks into high-value specialty products. Investors in P2 include BASF Venture Capital, Xeraya Capital, Elm Street Ventures, Connecticut Innovations, Ironwood Capital, HG Ventures and Chanel. The company started up its first manufacturing plant in September of 2018 which produces novel renewable aroma chemicals and cosmetic ingredients. For more information, visit www.p2science.com