Sameer S. Bharadwaj
Mr. Bharadwaj has 20 years of experience with over 15 years in the chemical industry. Prior to joining Mexichem, he was VP and GM of the cesium-based Specialty Fluids business at Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. Previously at Cabot, he was VP of Marketing, Strategy and Growth for the $1bln Performance Materials business, where he was responsible for overall business and asset strategy and led a global marketing and applications development team for more than 8 segments. Prior to that, Sameer was responsible for building the Cabot Elastomer Composites business, commercializing a novel technology in partnership with a major tire company. Sameer has also worked as a strategy consultant for The Boston Consulting Group for over 3 years in a variety of industries. Sameer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bombay and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota where he worked on alternative fuels as well as novel reactor and catalyst technologies. In 2001, he completed an MBA at the Harvard Business School, where he was awarded a high distinction (top 5% of class of 850). Before business school, while working as a Senior Research Engineer at The Dow Chemical Company, he worked on commercializing a breakthrough process for producing ethylene based on his Ph.D. thesis research.