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2017 Education Seminar Speaker Spotlight: Anne Dussaud (Momentive)

We are pleased to highlight Anne who will be speaking about the benefits of silicones and the anti-aging hair claims.


Anne Dussaud earned her doctorate in Chemical Engineering at the National Center for Scientific Research in France. She did her post-doc at Princeton University where she won the 1999 Frankiel award from the American Physical Society.

She worked for seven years at Unilever US and joined Momentive in 2007, where she is responsible for identifying and characterizing novel polymers for hair care applications. She is the Inventor of several patents and author of many  publications.

Anne has 15+ years experience in all phases of R&D: project management, leadership, strategy planning, charter agreement with marketing, cross-functional collaborations, interaction with process team and assistance with scale-up, regulatory, intellectual property. She has extensive experience in managing projects in a multicultural environment. Experience interacting with customers and executing technical briefs. She has a proven record of innovations related to personal care products and novel polymer systems

She is also an inspiring mentor and leader with strategic thinking. Anne has worked as a creative material scientist with experience in…

  • Complex fluids
  • Interfacial properties
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Polymers
  • Proteins.

Anne also possesses an in-depth understanding of silicone polymer properties and extensive knowledge of sensorial and functional aspects of personal care formulations. She is passionate about the role of R&D for today’s industrial challenges, especially as it relates to sustainability

2017 Ed Seminar Speaker Spotlight: Kathy Rainone (BASF)

Kathy Rainone

Key Account Manager at DeWolf Chemical

Not only is Kathy our Chair, but she is also a veteran in sales. Here is a bit about Kathy…

Kathy responsible for growing sales consistent with budget demands via executing business strategy, technical competence and relationship building. Averaged double digit growth annually.

Won Azelis Americas Sales Award 2016

Recipient of the first Bradford Soap Works Supplier Innovation Award 2016

2017 Golf Outing Details

Are you interested in joining us for our annual golf outing? See details below.

Date: Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Location: Blackstone National

227 Putnam Hill Rd. Sutton, MA 01590

Teams and Individuals:

  • Teams (4 players): $700 per team (4 players)
  • Individuals: $175
  • Entry fee includes: 18 holes of golf, a cart and unlimited range.

PLUS: Balls, tees, golf polo, dinner and two drink tickets! There will be raffle tickets for great prizes! Mulligans can be purchased at registration for $10! (4 per team)

Download the registration form HERE and follow instructions for payment

Want to become a sponsor?

Sponsorship is $250 and will include a sign at a designated tee box along with your company name scrolling on GPS located in the golf carts! Other sponsorships are available. If you would like to donate gifts for the raffle or inquire about other sponsorship opportunities please email:

Download the sponsorship form HERE and follow instructions for payment

Payment information: Beth McGowan

69 Brickyard Rd Ext

Southampton, MA 01073

Make Checks payable to: NESCC