Board of Directors


Paul L. Griffiths

Nationality : Australian

On the Board of Directors, Paul leads Strategy and Business Development for the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region.

Paul is a proven results driven leader with over 30 years of international chemical industry experience in technical, commercial, and business development roles for ICI, Orica, Huntsman and currently Ixom, where he leads the Agriculture and Pulp & Paper businesses for Australia and New Zealand.

Earlier positions as a qualified Industrial chemist include technical positions in surfactants where he developed global patented technologies for agrochemical formulations and pioneered commercial growth strategies for expansion into Asia.

With a passion for new products and their applications Paul moved into global marketing and regional commercial director roles based in China and Singapore across several chemical industries including energy, materials and consumer markets. Paul has a track record for building and developing successful teams and fostering relationships in multicultural environments to deliver growth outcomes. He holds high standards for quality, product performance, integrity, risk management and health and safety.

Paul holds a bachelor with honors degree in in Chemical Industry from the University of Tasmania and a graduate diploma of management from the University of New England.


Marwan Hareb Salem Saif Alaryani

Nationality : Emirati

On the Board of Directors, Marwan is responsible for the overall Supply Chain Strategy and Administration, and for Business Development in the Middle-East/North-African (MENA) Region.

Marwan Hareb is a highly experienced professional with a proven track record of 18 years in international business development, business support, and supply chain strategy.

Marwan also leads the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the Chief Executive Officer where previously he has served also served as Director of international business, leading successful delegations to countries like Macedonia, Belgrade, Kazakhstan etc.

With a strong network of connections to business hubs worldwide, Marwan has successfully facilitated global collaborations and partnerships. His expertise extends to production networks, where he has demonstrated delivery of enhanced practices for optimizing operations and enhancing efficiency.

He holds a marketing degree from the City University of Ajman and Marwan's comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience make him an effective player in driving growth and success in today's competitive global market.


Deepak Diddi

Nationality : Indian

Leading the Board of Directors, Deepak is responsible for overall Strategy, Sales, and Business Development.

Deepak is highly innovative, successful, and determined visionary business leader with sales, marketing & general management experience. He has 35 years of professional experience in managing the businesses from startup, restructuring, mergers and acquisition for global organizations like Rockwell Automation, Xerox, Unilever, ICI & Croda.

He managed P&L responsibility in emerging markets like India, MENA and South-East Asia for the specialty chemicals sector and delivering 20% + CAGR growth from strong strategy inception to deliveries.

He has hands on experience in handling diverse market segments like Cosmetics, Health Care, Crop Protection, Home, Institutional and Industrial cleaning and Additives for Petroleum & Petrochemical industries, Coatings, Mining & Water Treatment.

Deepak holds a Management and Business Administration degree from the Indian Institute of Management and is currently focusing on Crop Care alongside Energy and Environment services by managing special projects on market entry for a patented disruptive energy saving products in South Asia and market expansion of a clean technology-based specialty products in South Asia, Middle East and African markets.

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