Mike is passionate about his vision for the future of renewable materials. He also has an enviable reputation for building high performing teams and delivering strong business results in the chemicals space. Through his guidance, Renmatix is rapidly establishing itself as the leader in production of affordable bio building blocks. With 20 years of demonstrated leadership as an executive at Rohm and Haas Company, Mike acquired his global market perspective while serving in roles across North America, Europe, and Asia. That wealth of experience has allowed him to leverage a rich personal network to identify and attract crucial Renmatix team members.
Mike's specialty chemical experience is invaluable as we target the bio-substitution of fossil fuel based products. His capacity to think technically and act commercially make him uniquely qualified to help Renmatix cross the gap between the science that drives our disruptive technology, and the commercial benefits warranted by the compelling value proposition of Plantro sugars. His track record of proven execution and consistent delivery of results will ensure we best serve our investors and stakeholders. His familiarity with end markets, and established relationships with core customers, will ensure a fluid shift for Renmatix beyond development and into production, despite the volatility and risk inherent in this field. Raised and educated in Canada, Mike earned both a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and his MBA at the University of Western Ontario.