As Purchasing Director of ALTIVIA, John Tharp oversees the management and negotiation for raw material purchases, supply agreements, and capital improvements at ALTIVIA’s three production facilities.
Mr. Tharp joined ALTIVIA’s commercial team in 2008, where he served as Business Analyst and Marketing Manager for five years. Mr. Tharp has more than 10 years' experience in the chemicals industry. Before joining ALTIVIA, Mr. Tharp was Marketing Manager for Brenntag, and worked in the sales and marketing organization for Pioneer Chlor Alkali (Olin).
Mr. Tharp earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Computer Information Systems degree from Baylor University.