Kymera International, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, has announced that Olivia Schmidt joined its Executive Leadership Team as Chief Commercial Officer on June 7, 2021.
Reporting directly to Barton White, Kymera’s CEO, Schmidt will be responsible for leading the global sales and marketing efforts for the company, including ACuPowder, ECKA Granules, Innobraze, Reading Alloys and SCM Metal Products.
Prior to joining Kymera, Schmidt spent seventeen years in various progressive leadership roles at BASF, including sales/marketing, product management, R&D, business development and strategy. Most recently she was the vice president of BASF’s, Global Strategic Marketing (Mobile Emissions Catalysts), where she had full financial responsibility for a $1.7 billion business.
“Olivia’s breadth of experience will no doubt help Kymera achieve its strategic initiatives, launch new products into the market and help facilitate the integration of acquisitions,” commented White.
Schmidt earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela and her MBA from the University of Hartford in Connecticut. She is fluent in English, Spanish and German.