MEET THE YIPPPEEE! TEAM
Vigon’s most important resource is the human resource. Our ability to recruit and retain some of the most talented, knowledgeable and dedicated people in the industry has been the cornerstone of our success. Our collective experience enables us to fully understand our customer’s strategic objectives, resolve technical issues quickly, and develop insightful and innovative solutions that exceed expectations.
Owner and President
Steve Somers is the owner and President of Vigon. With an MS in Analytical Chemistry, he began his career on the technical side of the flavor and fragrance industry, eventually ending up at Givaudan. Steve moved rapidly up through the organization, being appointed as the Business Director of Givaudan’s Fragrance Ingredient Division and soon after promoted to Director of Sales for North America.
In pursuit of his vision of creating a unique and progressive company, Steve purchased Vigon International in 1998. Under Steve’s leadership, the company has since become one of the industry’s fastest growing companies.
Steve Somers Jr.
Steve Somers Jr. is our Vice President, and joined Vigon in 2010. He is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, and Customer Service. Steve is also a member of the Vigon Board of Advisors.
Vice President of Finance and Strategy
Bill Blake is our Vice President of Finance and Strategy and has been with Vigon since 2000. He is responsible for overseeing all Financial and Administrative areas, business continuity, and strategic planning for the company. Bill is also a member of the Vigon Board of Advisors.
Pete Crimi is our Director of IT and joined Vigon in 2002. He is responsible for all Vigon software, hardware, and disaster management programs.