Barentz Expands Synthesis Solutions Team

December 6, 2021

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Nicole Clarkson as a new Business Development Manager in our Synthesis Solutions vertical with a focus on Lubricant and Metal Working markets.

Nicole brings to Barentz an extensive research and development background to support the global metalworking fluid segment. Her expertise in the chemistry behind lubricants and metal working, as well as sales management experience, will be instrumental in supporting key principal partners as well as bringing value to our customers. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology/Cell and Molecular Biology, Nicole is certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

"The Lubricant and Metal Working markets are an important part of the Barentz industrial focus," Jonathon Rhodes, President – Synthesis Solutions, said. "We are excited to announce that Nicole Clarkson has joined our team in support of this goal as our Lubricants/MW Business Development Manager. She comes to Barentz with a wealth of product development and commercial experience in prior roles within this industry. Her focus on further developing this business strategy will allow us to serve this market with the capabilities our customers have come to expect from Barentz."

About Barentz
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor for the Human Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Specialty Industrial, and Animal Nutrition markets. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Barentz distributes ingredients for products to small- and medium-sized enterprises and large customers globally. The Group sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredients experts provide value-added technical support (including pre-mixing, blending, customized formulation and testing) from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, the 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 growing presence in Asia and Latin America. With a turnover of 1.85 billion the company employs around 1,750 people worldwide and serves over 21,000 customers. For more information, please visit: