Michael S. Wenk, Expert on South American and Middle Eastern Chemical Regulatory Programs, Joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Michael S. Wenk, M.S., has joined our teams as Senior Regulatory Consultant. Mr. Wenk has managed global regulatory affairs and product stewardship divisions at Fortune 500 chemical and chemical product companies for over 20 years and is an internationally-recognized expert in chemical registration and regulation in Central and South America, and the Middle East. With a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from Rutgers University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Mr. Wenk possesses an exceptionally broad understanding of international chemical regulatory programs as well as a nuanced understanding of corporate operations and business procedures, acumen he will deploy to assist clients in achieving global regulatory compliance and business success in a competitive marketplace.
Mr. Wenk offers clients particular expertise in categories including food contact substances, biocides and pesticides, fertilizers, oil and mining chemicals, and pulp and paper products; in regulatory programs including the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), among others; and in regulatory due diligence for chemical companies involved in mergers and acquisitions.
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of B&C and President of Acta, commented regarding Mr. Wenk’s appointment: “Michael’s considerable skill set augments and expands our offerings in the U.S. and in South and Central America and the Middle East. We have all known and worked with Michael for years and respect his judgment and considerable expertise.”
Mr. Wenk writes and speaks frequently on global chemical regulatory matters. His publications include chapters on Central America, Mexico, and South America in Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide To Chemical Management Programs (ABA 2014), and Chemical Control Regulation in the Middle East, to be published late in 2016 by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. He has both chaired and presented sessions at a wide variety of regulatory conferences in Belgium, China, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States.
About Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. — Located in Washington, D.C., B&C is a law firm focusing on conventional, biobased, and nanoscale industrial, agricultural, and specialty chemical product regulation and approval, and associated business issues, including Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) matters, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)/Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) matters, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device and product approval, registration and data compensation arbitrations, chemical product litigation, and associated business counseling and litigation issues. Additional information is available at www.lawbc.com.
About The Acta Group — Acta, a consulting affiliate of B&C, offers expertise with regulatory programs and chemical product approvals in North America, Europe, South and Central America, Asia, and the Pacific Rim. Acta supports clients’ products from concept to approval so they get to market quickly and efficiently. Additional information is available at www.actagroup.com.