Industry Press Releases

RSC Chemical Solutions Names New President and CEO

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mike Guggenheimer will assume the duties of President and CEO of RSC Chemical Solutions effective January 1, 2015. In his new role, Guggenheimer will be responsible for RSC Chemical Solutions, RSC of Canada, Omega Process Solutions and Terresolve Technologies dba RSC Bio Solutions. Mike will be replacing John Huber, who has led the company for the last 14 years.

Mike Guggenheimer promoted to President and CEO of RSC Chemical Solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Mike Guggenheimer promoted to President and CEO of RSC Chemical Solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Guggenheimer joined RSC in 2008. In his six years at RSC, he has made a profound impact on the strategic direction of the company. As Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, he led the company’s efforts to redesign the brand architecture and reinvigorate their commitment to professional and home users through a strong emphasis on customer and user research. The result of this effort has been steady growth in RSC’s market share and brand preference.

“Mike’s experience and commitment to creating value for users and serving customer partners will help ensure that RSC continues to be a leading house of brands that are sought by name and recognized as category leaders,” said Alan Blumenthal, RSC’s Chairman of the Board.

Also under Guggenheimer’s leadership, the RSC Bio Solutions platform, a sister company of RSC Chemical Solutions, has seen significant growth and is establishing itself as the preeminent supplier of industrial biotechnology solutions for global land and marine fleets.

Prior to joining RSC, Guggenheimer worked as an operating partner for Blackstreet Capital, a private equity fund focused on turnarounds. He also has over 11 years of experience at Milliken & Company, a global chemical and textile company where he held a variety of manufacturing management, business development, and strategy positions. Mike has an undergraduate degree from Davidson College and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

ABOUT RSC Chemical Solutions

With more than 1,600 customers in 81 countries around the globe, RSC Chemical Solutions (formerly Radiator Specialty Company) develops, manufactures and markets high-performance chemical products for automotive, hardware and industrial applications. Its 400,000-square-foot facility in Indian Trail, North Carolina is ISO 9001-2008 Certified and includes eight state-of-the-art production lines with an SAP Operating System. Today they make over 300 products under many well-known and well-respected brands including GUNK®, LIQUID WRENCH®, MOTOR MEDIC®, and TITESEAL®. Company-wide they produce over 600 products for the automotive, heavy duty, hardware, and export markets. Founded in 1924, RSC is headquartered at 600 Radiator Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079. For more information call 704-821-7643, or visit