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Carl D. Kernizan


Talented, decisive and accountable Professional offering 20 years of business acumen and outstanding success in technical sales activities, product management and business rightsizing initiatives. Fluent in English and French. History of leading product development in USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, England, Germany, and France. Over 30 publications and 2 patents.

Areas of Expertise

Develop and Deliver Strategic Plan of the Company... Organizational Development and Career Assessments… Implementation and Management of Employee Relations and Departmental Collaborative Programs.. Devising Strategy for Customer Development and Retention... Corporate Spokesperson... Supplier Relationship Management... Formulation and Implementation of Cost Reduction and Efficiency Measures... Research and Development. 


Chemtool Inc. Rockton, IL - August 2015 to Present

Grease Technical Manager – KV Technical Consultant LLC., Located in Oakland Park Fl

Warren Oil, Inc., Dunn, NC - August 2014 to July 2015

Chief Corporate Chemist – Located in West Memphis, AR

AXEL Americas LLC, formerly, Jesco Resources, Inc. North Kansas City, MO - June 2012 to July 2014

VP of Business Development & Corporate Strategy

Jesco Resources, Inc. North Kansas City, MO - July 2006 to February 2011

Technical Director

The Lubrizol Corporation Wickliffe, OH - December 1997 to June 2006

Industrial Product Manager

Research Chemist

The Timken Company Canton, OH - January 1990 to November 199

Principal Research Chemist 


Kansas State University Manhattan, KS - January 1987 to December 1989

Post Doctoral Research

City University of New York New York, NY - September 1982 to September 1987

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry

City College of New York New York, NY - September 1978 to September 1982

B.S. in Chemistry 


Recipient of the 2002 NLGI Fellow Award.

STLE Associate Editor (1998 - to 2006).

STLE Awards Committee (1999 - to 2006).

Recipient of the NLGI Clarence E. Earl Award for best author, 1998.

STLE Vice chairman for the Rolling Element Bearing Committee (1997-1998).

STLE paper solicitation chairman - Rolling Element Bearings and Fluid Films (1994-1997).

SIGMA XI poster session award recipient, City University of New York, 1986. 

University Fellowship, City University of New York, 1982-1983.

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