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Vigon International Inc
127 Airport Road
Vigon International, Inc. is dedicated to creating open, honest partnerships with its customers, employees, and suppliers. These partnerships are based on utilizing the skills, talents and expertise of those involved, to benefit all. As a supplier of flav
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Vigon International has ...
Vigon International has promoted Steve Somers Jr. to the position of vice president.
In this newly created position, Somers
will be responsible for all of Vigon International
's commercial activities with sales, marketing, purchasing and customer service reporting directly to him.
Somers most recently held the title of director of commercial activities.
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Corona will report directly to Steve Somers, the company's president.
Vigon International Inc. has ...
Vigon International Inc. has promoted three employees to leadership roles: Steve Somers to the role of vice president, Nick Dauch to the role of marketing manager and Alex Stoddard to the role of purchasing manager.
Previously the director of commercial activities, Somers will now be responsible for managing sales, marketing, purchasing and customer service.
He first joined Vigon in 2010.
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Profile: Steve Somers Jr.
When you call Vigon now and ask for Steve Somers, our receptionist Ann, has to ask "Which One?".
As many of you know, Steve Somers'
has been working with us for over a year now as Director of Materials Management, and having two "Steve's" now is not the only change that has taken place.
As Director of Materials Management, Steve's primary focus is on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our purchasing and planning functions while developing and strengthening our overseas partnerships with a variety of raw material suppliers at source.
role for only a little more than a year, Steve
has already made a huge impact from a sourcing standpoint allowing us to become even more price competitive than we already were as well as from a offering standpoint by adding new key ingredients to our already broad line.
The impact that he
has made has been received extremely well both from both our customers as well as from the Yipppeee!
Team as it has created a lot of new opportunities for everyone.
Steve came to us after living and working in Hong Kong for Goldman Sachs as a Real Estate Financial Analyst where he analyzed the feasibility of various global real estate investments for Goldman.
However Steve was no stranger to Vigon as he has worked at Vigon since he was 16 years old in virtually all areas of the company including Production, the QC Lab, Shipping and Receiving, and Finance and Accounting.
Steve studied Corporate Finance and Accounting at Bentley College in Boston where he graduated Summa Cum Laude before joining Goldman Sachs.
is not at Vigon
enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time in and around his
home in Hoboken NJ.
When asked what he
likes most about Vigon
replied "Everyday provides a different challenge, a new opportunity to learn, a new opportunity to improve, and a new opportunity to have some fun"!
Steve Somers 14 Years
Stephen B Somers 1 Year
Chemical Company - About Us | Vigon International, Inc.
In 1998 Vigon International was purchased by Steve Somers, formerly of Givaudan.
At the time of purchase Vigon employed 10 individuals.
Under the leadership of Somers, Vigon International now employs more than 65 in a facility totaling over 105,000 square feet on seventeen acres of property.
Steve Somers - Owner and President
Steve Somers, owner and president of Vigon International began his career in the flavor and fragrance industry at Felton International in 1982.
Steve worked in the lab at Felton as a Quality Control Chemist while studying to obtain his Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry from St. John's University.
focus on the technical side of the business moving to Fritzsche Dodge & Olcott
as a Quality Control Chemist in 1984.
Over the next thirteen years and through the company's mergers with Givaudan Roure, Steve
moved rapidly up through the organization holding various production and sales positions.
Based on Steve's unique combination of technical/production expertise and sales/marketing knowledge, he was appointed Business Director of Givaudan's Fragrance Ingredient Division in 1993.
After successfully overseeing the Fragrance Ingredient business, Steve was promoted in 1997 to Director of Sales for North America.
With such a broad and comprehensive perspective of the flavor and fragrance industry at a senior level, Steve
decided to pursue his
vision of creating a unique and progressive company, and purchased Vigon International
Under Steve's leadership, Vigon International
is becoming one of the industry's fastest growing companies.
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Steve Somers Jr. - Vice President
Steve Somers Jr. is our Vice President, and joined Vigon in 2010.
is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, and Customer Service.
Steve is also a member of the Vigon Board of Advisors.