|Kumar Shah, MS, MBA
Business Advisory Board
Mr. Shah was the senior vice president of Noveon,
Inc., formerly the specialty chemicals business of
BFGoodrich. During this three-year period, Mr.
Shah was responsible for making 12 acquisitions
that contributed 20% of the $600 million
shareholder value created. Noveon was acquired
by Lubrizol in June 2004 in a $2 billion transaction
that Mr. Shah negotiated. Mr. Shah was the senior
vice president in charge of corporate development
at International Specialty Products, Cytec
Industries Inc. and American Cyanamid Company.
He is a chemical engineer and graduated with
honors from the Indian Institute of Technology,
Bombay and also has graduate degrees from the
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (MS, Polymeric
Materials) and New York University School of
Business Administration (MBA, Finance) .