The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Evonik’s Ronald Birnbaum Elected to ACI’s Board of Directors


Ronald Birnbaum, Vice President, Base Ingredients, Evonik Corporation, is the newest member of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Board of Directors.

Birnbaum was elected during the Board’s meeting at ACI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“We continue to add in-depth, senior-level industry knowledge and expertise to our Board of Directors, which strengthens our ability to navigate the critical priorities of the global cleaning product supply chain,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO.

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors. ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.