Greaves to join VBASE Oil Co. as chief technology officer
VBASE® Oil Company announced the addition of Dr. Martin Greaves as chief technology officer to take the lead in the continued development and commercialization of sustainable, high-performance VBASE base oils and lubricants.
“I’m delighted to be joining the VBASE team with its culture of innovation and customer centricity. I’m also excited to be collaborating with our partners in serving their needs for environmentally acceptable and sustainable lubricant solutions. Our novel hybrid synthetic base oil technology provides outstanding environmental performance coupled with excellent technical performance in demanding applications and will provide customers peace-of-mind when transitioning to our new technology,” said Greaves.
“Bringing his wealth of technical knowledge coupled with expertise built over the last 25+ years of leadership experience in the lubricant industry, Martin has already proven to be an invaluable asset to our team. Further, as we expand our reach, Martin’s location in Europe will aid in the global adoption of our product portfolio,” said President and CEO, Dr. Jeff DiMaio.
Greaves has more than 25 years of experience in technical leadership positions within the lubricants industry, with a strong background in leading teams in inventing, developing, and commercializing novel synthetic base fluids and formulations. He has held positions in the U.K., Netherlands, the U.S.A., and Switzerland. Greaves will be based in Baar, Switzerland.
Based in Pendleton, South Carolina, U.S.A., VBASE® Oil Company produces synthetic ester base oils and lubricants that are biobased, biodegradable, non-toxic, and non-bioaccumulating.