Dr. Rick Michelman Chosen as Member of Leadership Cincinnati’s Class 41

CINCINNATI, OH (September 21, 2017) – Dr. Rick Michelman, Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Technology Officer at Michelman has been chosen to participate in Class 41 of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Class. Leadership Cincinnati Class 41 includes 55 top, local professionals and is the area’s premier leadership development program. 

Dr. Michelman commented, “I am both honored and humbled to have the opportunity to take part in this program. The talent that exists in the Cincinnati area is remarkable and I look forward to working alongside this year’s participants.”  

Leadership Cincinnati is an active, immersive learning experience with monthly topics such as arts & culture, economic development, regionalism and inclusive leadership. Class members gain access to established leaders and have the opportunity to engage in leadership conversations. Nearly 1,900 participants have graduated from Leadership Cincinnati since the first class in 1977.  Significant programs born through Leadership Cincinnati include Red Bike, Crayons to Computers and Freestore Foodbank Power Packs. 

About Michelman

Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.