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Dr. Ramesh Ramachandran was named as EQUATE President & CEO in November 2017.

With a career of over 25 years in several leading roles at the Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Ramachandran has served as the President & CEO of Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. (Dow India) and President of Dow Canada among other prominent executive positions at EQUATE and its fully owned subsidiary MEGlobal.

Ramachandran earned his doctorate in surface and colloid chemistry from Columbia University, New York, and holds an MBA from Rutgers University, New Jersey.

Ramesh has received multiple awards in recognition of his business contributions, as well as holding several patents and publications to his credit.

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Naser Aldousari was named as EQUATE Senior Vice President in November 2017.

With a career spanning over 20 years, Aldousari held a number of 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 COO & Director of Corporate Strategy at MEGlobal, a wholly owned subsidiary of EQUATE.

Naser holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, in addition to an MBA in General & Strategic Management.


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Nawaf AlKhaledi was appointed as EQUATE Vice President for Technical Services during October 2018.

With over 22 years of experience, AlKhaledi’s career includes a number of roles at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) and EQUATE with competencies in manufacturing, EH&S, IT, procurement, shared services, talent development and others. Having joined EQUATE in 1996, he served in various leadership positions including director for the ethylene units and production leader for polyethylene.

Nawaf holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University.

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Gonzalo Beltran was named EQUATE Vice President of Operations in July 2019.

Prior to EQUATE, Gonzalo was Vice President of Dow Chemical Canada ULC and Site Operations Director for Dow’s Alberta sites located at Fort Saskatchewan and Prentiss.

Gonzalo has over 35 years’ experience, having first joined Dow in 1984 where he held various technical and leadership positions. In 2009, he served as Ras Tanura Operations Leader in Houston, before becoming Chemicals Envelope Director for SADARA Chemical Company in Saudi Arabia in 2012.

Gonzalo has a bachelor of science (BS) in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia and a master’s degree in business (MBA) from Universidad EAFIT, Colombia.

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Dawood AlAbduljalil was named as EQUATE CFO during March 2018.

With a professional career spanning over 32 years, Al-Abduljalil held a number of leading roles at Kuwait’s Ministry of Finance including Senior Financial Controller and Manager of Financial Control. Before joining EQUATE, he served as Quality Assurance Manager at the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), with responsibilities that included quality assurance and EH&S, along with being a board member in KUFPEC’s subsidiaries outside Kuwait.

Dawood has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Kuwait University.