|Rodolfo Ugelstad, Scientific Director|
After graduating with a Major in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, Rodolfo Ugelstad started his career in 1975 by starting his own Cosmetics Company. He focused on developing customized personal care products for niche markets and gained extensive experience in customer-focused product formulation, manufacturing, research and development of personal care products following legal standards, regulations and quality assurance.
Having relocated to the United States, he joined the CA BOTANA R&D team as Scientific Director in 2010. His position in the company requires resolving complex scientific issues and complying with safety and environmental regulations. He is responsible for developing safe and effective market-leading products, facilitating timely regulatory global submissions of organic certified products and federally controlled OTC products.
Mr. Ugelstad also oversees all regulatory, licensing and certification activities for the company.