Filed Under () by admin on August-10-2019

Naser Aldousari was appointed as President & CEO of EQUATE Group in October 2020, having served as EQUATE’s Senior Vice President since November 2017.

With a career spanning over 20 years, Aldousari’s industry experience has included roles at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) in Operations, Corporate Business Processes, Quality & Environmental Management, joint ventures, olefins business development, as well as business analysis & planning. Aldousari also served as the Chief Operating Officer & Director of Corporate Strategy at MEGlobal, a wholly owned subsidiary of EQUATE Group.

Aldousari holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Aston’s University in the UK, in addition to an MBA in General & Strategic Management from Maastricht School of Management in Kuwait.


Filed Under () by Meshari Al-aadwani on October-2-2020

Sudhir Shenoy was named Senior Vice President of EQUATE Group in October 2020.

Previously the Country President & CEO of Dow India, Shenoy’s 23-year career with the company included management roles in Commercial, Business & Geographic management. Shenoy was also Co-Chair of National Chemical Council of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) from 2015 – 2018 and chair of the American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham) Western Region from 2019-20.

Shenoy holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and master’s degree in Marketing Management, both from the University of Mumbai.

Filed Under () by Meshari Al-aadwani on October-2-2020

Phisanu Sermchaiwong is Chief Financial Officer for EQUATE Group, a role he resumed in October 2020, having previously held the same position from 2014-2018.

Prior to his tenures at EQUATE, Sermchaiwong worked at Dow Chemical, enjoying a 22-year career in a number of Senior Finance roles that saw multiple moves between Thailand, Shanghai, China and the company’s headquarters in Michigan, USA. His most recent role before re-joining EQUATE was as Area Finance Director of Dow Asia Pacific

Sermchaiwong holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand, in addition to an MBA from the University of Dallas and an M.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder.


Filed Under () by admin on January-10-2022

Ned Issa was named EQUATE Vice President of Operations in January 2022. He previously worked as the Senior Production Director for Dow’s Propane Dehydrogenation and the Oyster Creek Site Hydrocarbons Raw Material Center before joining EQUATE.

Ned began his career at Dow in Plaquemine, Louisiana, in 2002, and has since held a variety of technical and leadership positions in Dow locations throughout North America and the Middle East. Most notably, Ned served as Senior Director for the successful design, commissioning, and startup of 4 world-scale plastics facilities at Sadara, as well as the successful Creditors Reliability Test on the first attempt for Sadara’s Hydrocarbons and Plastics Envelopes.

Issa graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemical Engineering and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA). Ned is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a member of the LSU Chemical Engineering Industry Advisory Board. Ned is a Dow Global Leadership Academy graduate.

Filed Under () by Meshari Al-aadwani on April-12-2022

Dr Salman Alajmi is the Vice President, Technical Services at EQUATE Group. Prior to this position, Dr. Alajmi was Vice President for Projects at MEGlobal, a fully owned subsidiary of EQUATE, and a role he held for 4 years.

With a career spanning over two decades, Dr. Alajmi has served PIC in several roles and has gained significant experience in planning, projects and business analysis across a number of verticals within the petrochemical industry. These include senior roles at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) and its subsidiaries and has represented PIC in many MEGA projects and Joint Ventures; including serving as a board member at EQUATE.

Salman has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Toledo, an MBA from Maastricht School of Business, and a PhD in Business Administration from Brunel Business School in London.