June 28, 2023

Susan Sutton
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Dipan Haria Named a Director at ChemQuest

Cincinnati, OH — The ChemQuest Group, a global consulting firm focused on tailored business strategy and optimization, technology acceleration, market intelligence, and M&A advisory services for the specialty materials industry, is pleased to announce that Dipan Haria has joined the company as a director.

Dipan Haria

An experienced leader focused on accelerating revenue, profitability, and strategic growth, Haria’s expertise spans operational and business management to strategic planning. Following a career filled with significant success in executive leadership, change management, and new business development, he will support ChemQuest’s Business Strategy & Transformation, M&A Advisory Services, and Operational & Manufacturing Efficiencies pillars.

Haria most recently served as business director for Sherwin-Williams AF EMEA, where he was responsible for the aftermarket division’s accelerated growth in the region. Following Sherwin-Williams’ acquisition of Valspar Corp., he managed the integration of the acquired division within EMEA while also launching a long-term strategy plan for the region and initiating efficient cost controls.

“The combination of Dipan’s accomplished career in multiple industries and his considerable background in consulting is a great asset for ChemQuest. I’m looking forward to his contributions across a number of client projects, particularly as we continue to expand in Europe,” said ChemQuest CEO Daniel Murad.

Based in the UK, Haria received a bachelor’s degree in economics and operational research with a subsequent MBA from the University of Manchester. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

“Reflecting upon my career, I am grateful for the privilege of having known the exceptional team at ChemQuest, where our paths have intertwined positively with excellence and innovation. Their values and vision in pushing the boundaries of scientific and strategic advancements, operational efficiencies, and M&A activities resonate with my own aspirations. The prospect of collaborating with brilliant minds and leveraging our collective expertise fills me with enthusiasm, as we strive to address complex challenges and unlock opportunities for our customers who can shape the future around us,” Haria said.

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About the ChemQuest Group, Inc.

The ChemQuest Group Inc. is widely recognized among raw material suppliers, formulators, and financial investors for its value creation. ChemQuest’s four service pillars include Business Strategy & Transformation; Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures; Manufacturing Excellence; as well as Technology & Application Development through the ChemQuest Technology Institute and ChemQuest Powder Coating Research. ChemQuest services extend across 11 formulated product categories and over 13 end-use markets within the specialty chemicals value chain. Our team includes former senior managers from major manufacturers, business owners, and senior technical managers including Ph.D. chemists, with a minimum of 25 years of experience in specialty chemicals. For more information, visit

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