Mike, a senior executive with publicly traded, multinational company experience, general management experience in international operations, a high level of financial literacy and extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, is a member of the board of directors for Ingevity.
He has been an executive advisor partner at Wind Point Partners, Inc. since 2005. He also served as chairman and chief executive officer of their portfolio company, Citadel Plastic Holdings, Inc. from 2007 to 2012. Prior to this, Mike spent 30 years with Rohm & Haas Company, serving most recently as president and chief operating officer, until 2005. Mike has served as an independent member of the board of directors for McCormick & Company since 2001. He currently serves on their Audit Committee and has also served on their Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mike has been a director for Novolex Holdings, Inc. since 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of New Orleans and a doctorate degree in chemistry from Rice University.