Howard Blum DirectorChemicals & Plastics Advisory ‘CPA’Howard Blum is a highly competent business professional, with over 20 years of international business experience in the chemical and polymer industries, as well as the biorenewable materials sector. He has developed successful entry strategies for new products and technology, performed competitive assessments and market research analysis, examined displacement of traditional products by new technology, assessed M&A candidates and assisted in the implementation of new business approaches and strategies for US and international clients in Asia & Europe. Mr. Blum is a graduate of Miami University and Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in Chemistry and an MBA. He has held positions at Conoco, Chem Systems Catalyst Group and Kline. Mr. Blum is also available as an ‘industry educator’, to develop a curriculum that teaches your employees about market structure and technologies of the chemical and polymer industry value chain.