Michael leads the Product Partnership Program for three companies within NCH corporation; Retail Products Group with a focus on pet products (Brands: OUT, Simple Solutions, Vets Best, Bags on Board, Totally Toddler) and Plumbing Products Group which includes Danco and LSP companies( Brands: Danco, Go Bidet, Disposal genie, MJSI, Rapid Fit, Pull stop Box, Aqua- Flo). Major Customers include: Walmart, Home Depot, Target, Lowes, Petco, ACE, Bed Bath and Beyond, QVC and HSN to name a few.
Before joining NCH in 2008, Michael was the head of Research and Development at Andover Healthcare where he led the development of the world’s first cohesive elastic bandage with silver antimicrobial foam and was the Field Service and Training Manager for FEI Company, the leader in Focused Ion beam technology. He also served in the U.S. Submarine Service as a Chief Petty Officer, where he served on 4 nuclear powered submarines. He completed his service as the Research and Development Chief at Submarine Development Squadron 12 where he led R/D projects on 15 different US Submarines and one submarine from the Royal Netherlands Navy. Michael holds a BA in Business Administration from Hesser College.