Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence
Dr. Ronald C. Zumstein serves as Albemarle’s Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Supply Chain and Process Excellence. In this role, Dr. Zumstein manages all aspects of the company’s global manufacturing, corporate engineering and supply chain operations across all Albemarle and Albemarle-affiliated facilities.
With over 20 years of experience with Albemarle, Dr. Zumstein has successfully held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility, including roles in research and development, process and product development and plant management at several of the company’s plant sites. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Manufacturing and previous to that role, he served as Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment.
A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Dr. Zumstein received a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University.