Vantage is excited to announce that Dr. Anne Young has joined our team as the Personal Care Global Product Development Manager
In this leadership role, Anne will help to drive New Product Development across our personal care technical teams, as well as provide functional leadership for our personal care technical service, clinical testing, intellectual property, and R&D activities.
“With the creation of this role, we are better aligning the technology organization to ensure that we provide optimal support for our global customers while driving innovation” stated Dr. Manasi Chavan, Personal Care Global Innovation Director.
“Anne’s background is well suited to help lead our Personal Care new product development initiatives with her extensive individual and leadership experience in research and development and technical service in the personal care industry,” says Dr. Allison Yake, Chief Technology Officer at Vantage.
Anne graduated with her M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science. She started her career in the Personal Care Industry in 2010 as a Senior Scientist at Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products where she led several new product development initiatives.
Later she joined L’Oréal USA where she was involved in raw material portfolio management. In her most recent position at BASF, she worked as Technical Account Manager and helped in developing new business opportunities at global key accounts as well as Indie brands.
Anne has filed several patents pertaining to use of peptides in the cosmetic industry. Her knowledge of the Personal Care industry, brands, customers, and competition makes her a great addition to the Vantage team.