Vic Brown

Vic Brown had a thirty-year career in the chemical industry with FMC Corporation, where he held senior positions and worked internationally in sales, marketing, manufacturing, information technology and procurement.

Vic Brown had a thirty-year career in the chemical industry with FMC Corporation, where he held senior positions and worked internationally in sales, marketing, manufacturing, information technology and procurement.

In 2002 he embarked on a second career in academia, on the faculty and staff of Ursinus College, teaching in the Department of Business and Economics until his retirement in 2015.

Brown has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, consults on a regular basis for industry, and is a freelance writer.

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