Fereydon Abdesaken earned a PhD from the University of Dortmund, Germany and did postdoctoral workat the University of Toronto, Canada.
In his 20 year career with Rohm and Haas Company, Fereydon’s focus was on international business operations, including several years working in Italy.He developed new a generation of polymeric adsorbants, and then moved to the manufacturing side where he was responsible for process optimization and troubleshooting in manufacturing sites in the US and Europe.In 1994, Fereydon began his long association with reliable Chinese manufacturers as part of Rohm and Haas' strategy to shift manufacturing operations to more cost effective environments .
Fereydon founded Paragon in order to offer the skills and experience in the Chinese and Global marketplace to new clients.
Robert Rosen, Ph.D.
Robert Rosen has a PhD is from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA from the Fox School of Business.
Robert gained a variety of international experience during his 17 year career with Rohm and Haas Company.His initial work was in the Agricultural Chemicals business in R&D. He was a manager of TosoHaas (a joint venture with the Japanese company Tosoh) which specialized in chromatography and bioseparations in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Robert had responsibilities in new product development, technical service, technology transfer, and global supply chain management.Additionally, he has experience (on the manufacturing side) with ISO 9000 and cGMP plant audits.
Extensive sourcing experience came from a stint as president of a web-based chemicals trading company .In 2003, Robert joined forces with Paragon Chemical Technologies.