Barentz Expands Personal CARE Team with New West Coast Account Manager

April 20, 2022

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Elle Kim to our expanding Personal Care team as Account Manager covering the West Coast.

Elle’s passion for chemistry, along with her experience in the cosmetics industry bring to Barentz a proven track record of success. Elle’s experience running experiments for research-focused projects, along with her experience in making emulsions, serums, and early stage prototypes allow her to be a game-changer for the Personal Care vertical at Barentz. Elle’s extensive experience in research engineering will help drive significant growth to the Personal Care market throughout the region.

Elle will actively work to develop and implement strategies to grow Barentz’ market presence and gross profit throughout the West Coast by working with specialty suppliers. By being attentive to customer needs, Elle will continue to grow the Barentz’ Opportunity Pipeline, as well as nurture existing customers. Elle’s familiarity with technical information, presentations, prototypes, trends, samples, quotes, and analyses enable her to be a positive asset to the Barentz Personal Care vertical.

Carlos Tooge, Business Development Director, West Coast Region, commented “Elle is coming to the CARE group adding her formulation expertise and sales experience to the West Coast team. I am sure that she will help, in a short period of time, to deliver aggressive growth in the CARE vertical.”


About Barentz
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 60 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of €1.85 billion, the company employs around 1,750 people worldwide and serves over 21,000 customers. For more information, visit: