Tim Higgins is a Regional Marketing Manager at Momentive Performance Materials. Tim has over 15 years of experience in the elastomers industry; divided across both on the technical and sales & marketing acumens.
His company possesses operations across all poles including, Waterford, NY (USA – Global HQ), Asia Pacific and Europe. Momentive’s global silicones business brings innovation to a wide range of industries, including automotive, electronics, personal care, consumer products, aerospace, and building and construction to name a few. Momentive’s innovative portfolio of silicone elastomers influence the design of hundreds of applications across a wide range of industries. The exceptional properties of silicone elastomers, such as, heat and moisture resistance, flame retardency, weatherability and dielectric properties, make them ideal candidates for a wide range of industrial, electrical transmission, transportation and consumer applications. In addition, the purity, clarity, and strength of silicone elastomers have benefited a variety of medical and baby care products. Momentive has an extensive offering of formulated products, including elastomers and coatings. And, of course, also collaboratively formulates with customers to meet specific needs
Tim is responsibilities include:
Assessing market needs and trends to identify new opportunities to establish an elastomers marketing strategy for the Americas.
Developing, communicating and executing market segment strategies and marketing plans for selected markets.
Coordinating with other functional roles such as Technology, Sales, Product Management, Marketing and Operations, EHS and Product Stewardship.
Introducing new products to the market that will grow the Elastomers segment.
Determining new product resourcing for given markets.
Accountable for driving business strategies within the Americas.
Tim is a graduate of Ferris State University where he duel majored and received degrees in both Plastics and Rubber Engineering Technology. He went on to receive his Master’s Certificate from Villanova University.
His employment experience includes Rhein Chemie Corporation/Lanxess (NA Business Development & Technical Manager), Zeon Chemicals (Market Development Specialist), Hiawatha Rubber/Mainsail Global (Chief Development Officer) and Momentive Performance Materials (Current – Regional Marketing Manager).
Tim truly passionate about his work and is always eager to connect with others within the industry. He enjoys working directly with the customer or business partner to understand his or her business objectives, problems, angle, etc. This provides for the collaborative process, information and ideas which then flow and together a synergistic solution is spawned.