John Hussa is the President of Viance LLC. Previously, Mr. Hussa served in various President and Managing Director roles within the metal & chemical industries throughout Europe and the US, including 12 years with aluminum company Alcoa. His most recent assignments were as Managing Director of Sachtleben Chemie in Germany after Huntsman acquired the company in October 2014 from Rockwood. He served as Integration Lead for Huntsman’s Color Pigments businesses (now under Venator Corp), also acquired from Rockwood, until joining Viance in December 2016. Prior to his manufacturing career, Mr. Hussa served as a US Foreign Service Officer in Belgium and Germany.
Jonathan Moyes was appointed CFO of Viance in January 2007 and is responsible for Finance, Human Resources and IT. Prior to joining Viance, Mr. Moyes was the CFO of Chemical Specialties Inc. from August 1993; Group Management Accountant of Laporte plc., from October 1988 through July 1993. Prior to joining Laporte, Mr. Moyes had various Accounting and Treasury roles with Asda plc and Coopers Animal Health Ltd.
Mr. Moyes has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and is a Fellow in the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts.
Brian Delbrueck is the North American Sales Director for Viance, LLC. Mr. Delbrueck has served with CSI/Viance, LLC since its formation in 1989. Previously, Mr. Delbrueck served as the Western and Canadian Region Manager for Viance, LLC, and for Chemical Specialties Inc, from 1989 to 2007. Mr. Delbrueck served as Western Region Sales and Technical Representative for Rentokil, Inc. from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Delbrueck has a Bachelor of Science, Forest Management, from the University of Idaho.
Steve Furr is the Director of Engineering and Technical Services and has worked for CSI/VIance LLC since 1988. He started work with Chemical Specialties in 1988 as an engineering assistant while still in college. Mr. Furr became a full-time engineer after graduation in 1990. Mr. Furr has worked in various positions including Plant Engineer, Plant Maintenance, Wood Treatment Engineer (working as a CSI engineer for WoodTec). With the creation of Viance in 2007, Mr. Furr was promoted to Engineering Manager in order to focus customer treating facilities. Mr. Furr was selected as the Director of Engineering and Technical services in 2012.
Mr. Furr has a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics.
Kevin Archer was appointed Director of Research and Development in February 2013 and is responsible for Research Technology and Quality Control. Mr. Archer has worked as the Director of Development within Viance from 2007 to 2013. Prior to joining Viance, Dr. Archer was a R&D Scientist at Chemical Specialties Inc. from 1988 to 1998, and worked as a Wood Preservation Mycologist for the New Zeland Forest Research Institute from 1986 ot 1988.
Dr. Archer has a Bachelor of Science in Botany, Master of Science in Microbiology, and PhD in Forestry.