March 17, 2021
Norwalk, CT, March 17, 2021 – LBB Specialties (LBBS) announced Courtney Flood has joined the company as Marketing Director for Life Sciences. The new position is intended to engage all commercial activities toward market facing goals and ensure alignment between customers, principals, and the marketing strategies pursued by LBBS.
“Ms. Flood brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the specialty chemicals industry,” says Darren J. Birkelbach, CEO of LBB Specialties. “Her expertise and innovative approaches to marketing will be extremely valuable as we continue to establish LBBS’ footprint and drive future growth for the company.”
LBB Specialties is focused on greater penetration of the U.S. market and expanded opportunities in 4 core markets: Personal Care, Life Sciences, Food & Nutrition, and Advanced Materials. The move to add a Technical Marketing Director is intended to synthesize go-to-market strategies.
“We have significant growth goals for the Life Sciences vertical,” says Birkelbach. “Courtney will be instrumental in helping achieve those goals by working closely with the Life Sciences commercial team across our companies.”
Ms. Flood joins LBB Specialties from Croda Inc., where as an Account Manager she was responsible for managing key global accounts based in the Northeast and Midwestern United States, including collaborating with Croda’s global marketing and R&D teams on new product development, trade show and industry sponsorship and marketing initiatives for a variety of products in the healthcare sector.
Flood earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Honors Program at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and has completed graduate coursework in Biotechnology and Biomaterials. She has been a Trustee of The Chemists’ Club since 2012.