Michael Batton
Overseas Sales Manager & Process Engineer
Born: 1956 Colorado Springs, Colorado
School: Master’s Degree in Mechanical Sciences from Texas A&M
Military: Capt. U.S Army Special Forces Airborne Ranger 1976 – 1983
Career: 1983 – 2002 Solvay Varies positions from Research and Development, Production Manager to Plant Manager.
2002 – Present: Overseas Sales Manager and Process Engineer for Entex Rust & Mitschke GmbH.

Hobbies: Golf, Bike Riding, Cross Country Skiing, Skiing, Fishing and Hunting

I was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on 14 Dec. 1956. My basic education was accomplished in the USA and Germany where I achieved a master’s degree in Mechanical Sciences in 1983 from Texas A&M. I severed as a Captain in the U.S. Army Special Forces Airborne Rangers from 1976 to 1983. During this time, I was transferred to Bad Tolz, Gemany where I resided until I departed the military in 1983. Directly afterwards I then started working for the Solvay Corporation in Munich, Germany. I held various positions from Research and Development to Production Manager and finally departing as Plant manager in 2002. I am presently working as Overseas sales director and Process Manager for Entex Rust and Mitschke GmbH. My areas of responsibility include not only sales but also process analysis, consulting, project management and service support for customers outside of Europe.