Precision welcomes Olivia Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer

Written on: September 1, 2023 by SprayTM

Precision, global manufacturer of aerosol valves, has appointed of Olivia Schmidt as Chief Commercial Officer. She will be based in New Jersey and report directly to the group CEO.


With a career spanning 28 years in global business leadership, Schmidt is well equipped to lead Precision’s sales and marketing departments, said the company. Her expertise encompasses the pharmaceuticals, personal care, pigments and additives, catalysts, automotive and industrial sectors. She has previously held roles in companies such as BASF Corporation and Kymera International.

Schmidt’s¬†extensive commercial experience and leadership will further strengthen our ability to anticipate market needs and offer innovative, disruptive products that meet the demands of tomorrow’s consumers,” said Precision CEO Harald Biederbick.

Schmidt succeeds Eric Derouin, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside the company. Originally from Argentina, Schmidt has spent her entire career in the U.S. She holds an MBA from the University of Hartford¬†and a bachelor’s degree in business administration completed in Caracas, Venezuela.