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Our Leadership Team
Laurent holds a MBA from ESCP and an AMP certificate from Harvard Business School. After working in various sectors, mainly in the coatings and pharmaceutical industries, in different positions (CFO, CEO, Managing Director - Europe), Laurent moved to Mauritius in 2017 for Mauvilac Industries, where he boosted the company to a high-performance level. When AkzoNobel took over Mauvilac Industries in April 2020, Laurent successfully lead the integration of the company within AkzoNobel, until December 2020. Before joining Archemics in October 2021, Laurent worked as a consultant with La Trobe to redefine and kickstart the roll-out of the company's strategy for a stronger positioning of its key brands.
General Manager – Industrial
Olivier has been part of Archemics since the company’s beginnings and continually brings his talent, professional experience and in-depth knowledge of the industry to our business. The General Manager of our industrial division is assisted by an experienced team dedicated to serving the industrial, cleaning, adhesives, and textile industries with a substantial selection of professional products. The development of a complete range of amenities products for the hospitality industry is among the numerous projects that he conducted at Archemics.
Jean Marc Juhel
General Manager – Retail
As the General Manager of our Retail division, Jean-Marc has been heading the Sales, Marketing, Products and Business Development activities for the past 10 years alongside maintaining a strong relationship with our German Partner, Henkel, for which Archemics is the exclusive distributor for Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, and Comoros. His portfolio includes Home and Laundry Care, Beauty Care and Adhesives products.
Quality & Sustainability Manager
Nidhi has a BSc (Hons) in Food Science and Technology from The University of Mauritius and represents the Chemical Industry on the Technical Standards Committee of Mauritius Standards Bureau(MSB). As our Quality & Sustainability Manager, she heads our laboratory services, our Quality & Sustainability department, as well as the Health & Safety and Environment departments of both Archemics and of the MCFI Group.
Nazeem is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has a rich and extensive experience in finance and management for over 23 years. Our Finance Manager started his career in audit at De Chazal Du Mée (now BDO De Chazal Du Mée) before moving as an Accountant in the construction industry. He held various senior management positions (Finance Manager, General Manager, Interim MD and COO) at Ducray Lenoir, Labelling Industries Ltd and Bluefrog Ltd before joining Archemics in October 2021 where his responsibilities include the full management of the company’s Finance and Supply Chain department.
From a Business and IT background, Nesham has been a member of the Harel Mallac Group since 2006 and started his career with us in the training field. Over the years, he held various positions across the Group including Back Office Administration, Quality Management and Health & Safety. He joined Archemics in 2015 to manage our fleet and lead our Stores and Logistics Department where his dedicated team ensures storage of our raw materials and finished goods, as well as delivery of our products across the island.
HR & Talent Manager
Holder of a Diploma in HR from The Challenger Institute of Technology and a BSc (Hons) Management (Specialisation: Human Resource Management) from The University of Mauritius, Nicolas is responsible for the Human Resources Management of over 200 employees. This talented professional with extensive experience in his field across several industries is also a member of the Association of HR Professionals of Mauritius.
Ricardo is a holder of a Higher National Diploma in Business from BTEC. He has joined Archemics since 2008 and is in charge of the manufacturing of laundry, household detergents, cementitious, amenities, adhesives and textile products. He has extensive experience in manufacturing processes and manages the production of over 700 Tons of products per month.