P2 Science Appoints Joel W. Jones as Chief Commercial Officer
Jones to direct all revenue generating activities following plant start-up and
new green chemistry product launches.
Naugatuck, CT – February 5th, 2019 – P2 Science Inc. announced that Joel W. Jones has joined the senior management ranks of the company to direct all Sales, Marketing and business development activities.
Jones spent 29 years with Dow Chemical in various commercial positions with increasing responsibility. His achievements included substantial growth of global key accounts, as well as facilitating significant global expansion with a channel to market. Jones held leadership roles with BioAmber, a renewable chemical company, and KODA, a chemical distributor, where as Chief Commercial Officer he managed over half a Billion dollars of sales.
Jones served as President of DCAT and The Chemists’ Club, as well as holding positions on the Boards of Societe Chimie Industrielle, the J. Priestley Society of the Science History Institute and is a long-time member of Racemics. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, is a member of the Dean’s Council and has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by the Chemical Engineering Department.
Neil Burns, P2’s CEO said, “I’ve known Joel for a number of years and admired his achievements as have many others in the chemical industry. He is unmatched as a business builder and his creativity and drive are going to be a huge asset to P2 as we embark on our next stage of growth.” Jones noted, “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with such a creative and motivated group of professionals. I look forward to accelerating the commercialization process at P2 and helping our customers create significant value in their markets with innovative, green chemistry.”
About P2 Science
P2 Science is renewable chemistry company. The co-founders of P2, Professor Paul Anastas and Dr. Patrick Foley, worked together at the Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering. P2 has developed 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 started its first plant in September of 2018 aided by financing from the CT Department of Economic and Community Development.
For more information, visit www.p2science.com