Master's Degree @
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Borys Schafran is an accomplished industry manager with a proven track record in sales, marketing and business development across the chemicals sector, in both small and large company environments. He takes both a passionate and practical approach to assessing challenges, creating a plan, building a team, and delivering growth to support executive leadership. Schafran has 20+ years
Borys Schafran is an accomplished industry manager with a proven track record in sales, marketing and business development across the chemicals sector, in both small and large company environments. He takes both a passionate and practical approach to assessing challenges, creating a plan, building a team, and delivering growth to support executive leadership. Schafran has 20+ years of experience with Evonik Industries, its affiliates and predecessor companies. He currently serves as Chair of the NJ Chapter of SAMPE and as a Member of the NYU Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Industrial Advisory Board.
Specialties: Materials engineering, specialty chemicals, custom-manufacturing, B2B marketing, business development, competitive landscaping, technical sales, product management, customer integration, contract negotiation, cross-cultural environments, employee mentoring.
Director, Marketing & Business Development @ Responsible for financial performance of the JAYHAWK dianhydride global product line supporting aerospace, electronics and infrastructure applications. Member of the Evonik Jayhawk Fine Chemicals management team (2012 - Present).
Created a marketing plan to relaunch a supercritical fluid extraction product line targeting the NAFTA natural flavor & fragrance sector (2009 - 2011).
Filled the JAYHAWK custom-manufacturing pipeline with high-value projects, servicing blue chip agrochemical, pharma and industrial accounts (2008 - 2011). From 2008 to Present (7 years) Business Development Manager @ Analyzed an extensive fine chemicals portfolio to find the greatest potential for high-value intermediates within NAFTA. Championed a proactive, strategic approach to business development. From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) Sales & Marketing Manager @ Managed up to 5 reports with a mandate to drive growth of a niche segment for reactive resins used in durable road markings. From 2003 to 2006 (3 years) Product Manager @ Joined Silikal after their acquisition by the former Degussa and restructured their road marking, civil engineering, cast polymer, tooling and coating raw materials businesses. As part of Silikal’s integration into Röhm America, concurrently ran Röhm’s methacrylate polymers product line. From 1998 to 2003 (5 years) Technical Development Manager @ As Senior Research Engineer, formulated innovative organic peroxide pastes and dispersions. Later as TDM, successfully led a 3 person U.S. technical team as the focal point between business management, sales, manufacturing, regulatory affairs and research for organic peroxides used in FRP composite applications. From 1992 to 1998 (6 years) Technical Support @ Stirling Lloyd Products, Degussa Corporation, Transpo Industries. From 1984 to 1992 (8 years)
Executive Education Program @ Columbia University - Columbia Business School From 2009 to 2015 Marketing Training Program @ Fachhochschule Stralsund From 2006 to 2006 Master's Degree, Polymer Science & Engineering @ New York University - Polytechnic School of Engineering From 1986 to 1990 Bachelor's Degree, Chemical Engineering @ New York University - Polytechnic School of Engineering From 1979 to 1983 NYS Regents Diploma @ Archbishop Molloy HS From 1975 to 1979 Borys Schafran is skilled in: Materials Science, Specialty Chemicals, Custom Manufacturing, Business Development, Strategic Planning, B2B Marketing, Competitive Landscaping, Public Speaking, Technical Sales, Product Management, Contract Negotiation, Employee Mentoring
Looking for a different
Get an email address for anyone on LinkedIn with the ContactOut Chrome extension