David Hurwitz, Managing Director
Hurwitz has over thirty-five years of industry and consulting
experience. He focuses on corporate growth, strategic planning, M&A,
strategy development & implementation, technology management and
innovation, commercial development and customer management. He has
industry expertise in specialty and fine chemicals, life sciences (i.e.,
pharma, pharma intermediates, biotech and diagnostics), formulated and
engineered systems, polymers, paints, coatings and adhesives and the
chemical value chain. Mr. Hurwitz is a former Arthur D. Little partner
and has corporate experience at DeSoto, Inc., Union Carbide and Pioneer
Plastics Corporation. He is a member of the AIChE, ACS, and The Society of the Chemical Industry.
Marc Kalton, Managing Director
Kalton has over thirty years of industry and consulting experience. He
focuses on globalization, strategy and business development, including
M&A and venture structuring. He has extensive North American, Asian
and Latin American experience, including both B2B and B2C new business
development in these regions. His industry experience encompasses
chemicals & energy, life sciences, food safety diagnostics, retail,
industrial products, automotive and Asian outsourcing of both
manufactured products and services. Mr. Kalton is a former Arthur D.
Little partner and Market Director for Asia-Pacific. His corporate
experience was at Belco Petroleum and Union Carbide. He has served on the boards of both US and foreign companies, currently on the Board of AATC, a mining and mining development company and CoGyn Pharmaceuticals, a developer of drug delivery systems for women's health in emerging markets. He is a member of the Society of the Chemical Industry.
Robert Karlsruher, VP Business Development
Mr.Karlsruher is working with EGP to help drive growth through expanded client engagement. Rob has more than 25 years of experience developing and delivering professional services to multi-national companies in the chemicals and materials industries; including market assessments, operations, marketing effectiveness, business strategy and commercial and technical due diligence for M&A.
Prior to EGP, Rob was with Strategic Analysis, Inc. Rob holds an MBA from Rutgers University in Finance and Marketing and a BA in Chemistry from Drew University.
Rob is a member of the Chemical Marketing and Economics Group, the Licensing Executives Society, Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals, and the Philadelphia Senior Executive Group.