Vantage Announces New Vice President of Global Innovation

Smitha Rao, vice president of Global Innovation.
Smitha Rao, vice president of Global Innovation.

Vantage Personal Care announced Smitha Rao as its newest vice president of global innovations. 

Related: Manasai Chavan is Vantage’s First Personal Care Global Innovation Director

Rao is set to bring connectivity and innovation to all global personal care technical teams.

Rao has had prior experience as vice president of product development & regulatory affairs at StriVectin Operating Company. Her most recent position was as the chief technology officer of High Ridge Brands. Currently, she is a Board Member for a non-profit beauty organization and active in cosmetic focused technical organizations. 

“Smitha’s creativity, product innovation expertise and significant experience in building brand equity is key in order to lead our Personal Care technology organization and help drive the growth of our business," said Allison Yake, chief technology officer Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

For more information, contact Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

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