KHG Chemical – a FiteBac® company
KHG Chemical, LLC, a FiteBac® affiliated specialty chemical company, is responsible for the development and commercialization of FiteBac® technology outside of healthcare.
FiteBac®, the marriage of antimicrobial technology and material science, allows for the manufacture of modern polymers and composite materials with sustained, non-leaching antimicrobial protection.
Additionally, improvements in the materials mechanical and physiochemical properties, including improvements in toughness, flexibility and carbon wetting properties are also achievable.
Executive Management Team
Kirk Kimmerling, DDS
Founder and Chief Architect
Practicing dentist for over 30 years. Inventor of FiteBac® antimicrobial technology. Achieved FDA clearance of K18 QAMS technology in dental appliances.
John W. Sharkey, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
30 years experience in pharma and medical device space with affiliations at Novartis, Ophthalmic International, Sciele, Shionogi and Aeterna Zentaris.
Chief Operating Officer
Chemical industry veteran with over 40 years experience in technical, sales and management positions.
Dr Janis Matisons
Chief Technical Officer
Dr Matison is an experienced material scientist with over 30 years experience in the research and manufacturing scale up of polymer systems, including extensive experience in silicone based materials.