Chemvalon Lead Partners – Center of Expertise

steve-crownshawSteve Crownshaw, President - Responsible for overall strategic management and direction.  Graduate and post-graduate professional qualifications in law and finance. Held senior operational and financial roles in several international chemical companies for over 25 years. To download Steve' biographic summary, click here.


jon-mccrackenJon McCracken, VP. Over 25 years of global operations management involving due diligence of acquisitions, effective integration of acquired organizations and management of business divestures. Proven track record with strong discipline in Lean Six Sigma methodologies, supply-chain principles, enterprise risk management and total operational excellence. Download Jon's bio summary here.


kaushik-vasheeKaushik Vashee – VP. Over 25 years of experience in chemical manufacturing. BS degree in Chemical engineering, licensed professional engineer. Held technical and manufacturing leadership positions with several US chemical companies.


Dr. Werner H. Mueller, Partner - President of CHD Technologies Inc., and former Head of R&D and Group Engineering for the Hoechst-Celanese Specialty Chemicals Group. CHD focuses on development and definition of unit operations such as distillation, rectification, crystallization, filtration and drying. To download his biographic summary, click here.


Dr. James Sprouse - Senior Analytical and Development Chemist, has over 35 years of experience in analytical methods for R&D, manufacturing and environmental measurements. He pioneered on-line instrumentation and analytical techniques based on FTIR for real-time monitoring of additives in molten polymers by interfacing directly to extruder barrels and high temperature reactors, among other chemical manufacturing innovations. Download Dr. Sprouse's biographic summary here.