Novālent Leadership Team

Kevin Parrish

Chief Executive Officer

  • 20 years of experience in global antimicrobial industry
  • SVP Global Alliances & GM North America, Microban International
  • MBA, Marketing from Wake Forest University School of Business, and a BS in Business and Technology from East Carolina University

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Mike Motta

Head of Sales & Marketing

  • 25 years of sales, marketing, and leadership experience in global food & beverage antimicrobial and hygiene solutions
  • Leadership role at Zep, Chemetall (now BASF) and Diversey, domestic and international
  • MBA, Global Management from University of Phoenix, and a BS in Sociology from West Virginia University

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Scott Perry

VP of Global Supply Chain & Contract Manufacturing

  • 25 years of experience in Supply Chain and Contract Manufacturing
  • Contract Manufacturing Manager for North America at Diversey
  • BBA, Management from Kennesaw State University College of Business

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Keivan Mehrtabar

Sr. Director of Global Regulatory Affairs

  • 20+ years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry having lead regulatory affairs, product safety and quality control
  • Ran regulatory affairs and product safety at Lonza Specialty Ingredients, one of the global leaders in microbial control solutions
  • B.Sc. in chemistry and a B.Tech (ABD) in environmental engineering technology

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Rafael Figueora

Head of New Zealand

  • Predominant Background in sales since the age of 16
  • Created a coffee brand and raw coffee distribution company in New Zealand, successfully establishing relationships and contracts with 70% of all New Zealand coffee roasters
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Triple Major in Marketing, Management and International Business from University of Auckland

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Julian Foley

Head of Australia

  • 25+ years experience in the Cleaning Solution and Robotic Cleaning industry across the ANZ and APAC markets.
  • Sales Director Diversey ANZ, Sales Director Intellibot robotics APAC
  • Vast knowledge of the Cleaning and Sanitisation industry across the greater ANZ and Asian markets.

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Brian McDaniel

Director of Sales - Food & Beverage North America

  • 30 years in sanitation sales experience in the food and beverage industry.
  • Deep experience in the animal health segment, including with all five of world’s largest meat firms (Cargill, JBS, Tyson, Perdue and Pilgrims’ Pride)

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Frank Sciortino

Director - Distributor Partnerships

  • 26 years of experience building strategic alliances within multiple distribution channels
  • Leadership roles at Unisource Worldwide, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, and Newell Brands
  • MBA, Marketing from University of St. Thomas and a Bachelor of Science from University of Houston

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Ryan Hiott

National Sales Manager, North America
Education, Government, and Healthcare

  • 20 years of experience in business development, consultative sales, key account management, process improvements and proactive methodologies of management
  • Divisional Sales Director for Rochester Midland
  • Bachelor of Arts – Business Management from University if Miami

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Caryn Seifert

National Sales Manager, North America
Hospitality, Commercial Transportation, and Fitness & Recreation

  • 20+ years experience in the chemical industry
  • Regional Manager for Spartan Chemical Company
  • Business Administration, Marketing Management - Lorain County College

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Cameron Harris

Business Manager

  • 30+ years of business, financial and administrative experience
  • Director, Development – National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • BS, Business Administration – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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Dr. Scott Brooks

Scientific Advisory Board Member

  • 25 years of senior executive roles in food safety, including as SVP Food Safety at Tyson, the world's second-largest processor of chicken, beef, and pork, with revenues of $40 billion
  • Led food safety at three of America’s largest food companies: Tyson, Kraft Heinz and PepsiCo
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University, Master of Food Science (Food Microbiology) from University of California Davis, Bachelor of Science Texas A&M University