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Patrick Münte

Patrick Münte

CEO AND PRESIDENT

Patrick founded IP Specialities in 2009 together with Ian Edwards and Irwin Heller, and now leads the business from Hamburg, Germany. He brought 14 years of oleochemical experience with a major Hamburg-based trading house. His experiences include trading, logistics, risk management and finance. Patrick has lived and worked in Hamburg, Singapore and Cincinnati USA.

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Martin Herrington

Martin Herrington

President, IP Specialities North America

Martin joined IP Specialities in early 2012 as President of North American operations in Cincinnati. In over 25 years at Procter & Gamble Chemicals, he led the company’s Asian Chemicals business and was Managing Director of FPG Oleochemicals. He also led P&G’s logistics sourcing operations for North America and Western Europe. Martin has lived and worked in the UK, Japan, USA, Belgium and Singapore.

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Norman Ellard

Norman Ellard

President, IP Specialities Asia Pte Ltd

Norman joined IP Specialities in 2011 to continue a global career of over 35 years that has taken him from Toronto, Canada to Cincinnati, Ohio to Singapore. Norman was Global Director of Sales for Procter & Gamble Chemicals, and also Director of the Asia Business and Managing Director of FPG Oleochemicals before leaving P&G in 2008. Since then, he consulted for the chemical industry until joining IPS. He is well known in the industry as a frequent speaker at international conferences.

+65 6830 8478 e-mail NormanArrow
John Gest

John Gest

CUSTOMER SERVICE & ADMIN, NORTH AMERICA

John looks after Customer Service and Logistics for the N. American business. Prior to joining IP Specialities, he had roles in Quality Management at Cognis and in the banking sector.

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Corinna Behrens

Corinna Behrens

CUSTOMER SERVICE & ADMIN, EUROPE

Corinna is responsible for customer and supplier service as well as logistics administration, based in our Hamburg office. She brings plentiful experience in international trading, importing and exporting a broad range of goods worldwide, with particular focus on the Chinese market.

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Low Bee Leng

Low Bee Leng

CUSTOMER SERVICE & ADMIN, ASIA

Based in our Singapore office, Bee Leng comes with considerable previous experience in the palm oil business with Sungai Budi for 22 years, and most recently Louis Dreyfus.

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Gideon Yang

Gideon Yang

SALES, CHINA

Based in Guangzhou, Gideon is responsible for IP Specialities sales in the Chinese market. Gideon has over 10 years experience in oleochemical sales in China.

Singapore: +86-135-0154-9132
USA: +1-513-884-4878
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Matt Schneider

Matt Schneider

Commercial Manager, North America

Matt joined IP Specialities in 2015 in our North American group. Matt is based in Cincinnati and brings extensive experience in strategic sourcing and sales in the chemical industry, with a focus on distribution. He has particular expertise in surfactants and personal care chemicals.

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Alexander Daehler

Alexander Daehler

Commercial Manager, Europe

Alexander joined IP Specialities in our Hamburg office in January 2016. He brings years of international trading experience in the food and paper industry to the team. Along with this experience, he has a strong logistic and finance background. His focus in Europe is on selling and growing our business in general.

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Scott Barngrover

Scott Barngrover

Director, Purchases and Logistics

Scott joined IP Specialities in our Cincinnati office in February 2015 after a 30 year career at Procter & Gamble in Purchases with the last 10 years focused on global bulk liquid logistics for P&G’s Oleochemical business. Along with this experience, Scott had worked at the Ohio River company, when it was one of the largest inland waterways barging companies in the US. His focus is to lead the sourcing and execution of specific logistics projects.

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