I am very grateful, excited and humbled at the kind and caliber of people that have joined me as investors, partners and team members in this new venture. I am so very proud to lead this outstanding team that share my vision to bring Innovation and Value to the refining/petrochemical industry we love and to do so with the highest Integrity. We are focused on you, our customers, and your needs, and we will work diligently to deliver this vision. 

 

Leadership Team

GuidoAru

Guido Aru

President and CEO
Over 30 years of engineering and commercial experience in aerospace and refining & petrochemical catalyst industries, including managing the Downstream Oil and Gas Business at Johnson Matthey.
Guido.Aru@gwaru.com
+1 303 887 8196

Dawn Sagaer

Dawn Sagaser

Director of Sales
Over 30 years of commercial and technical experience in refining & petrochemical catalyst industries. Dawn was an early partner in INTERCAT, Inc. and instrumental to its success. Most recently she was the Commercial Director for the Catalyst Technologies Business at Johnson Matthey.
Dawn.Sagaser@gwaru.com
+1 303 507 7838

Mani-Erfan

Mani Efran

Strategic Advisor and Investor
Co-founder and CEO of UNICAT Catalyst Technologies, Inc. with over 30 years of refining and petrochemical industry experience, bringing unique business insights for successfully navigating global supply chains and executing a similar business model in fixed-bed catalysts and technologies.

Mani.Erfan@gwaru.com

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Dr. Natalie Herring

Director of Technology and Business Development
5 years of experience in FCC Additives R&D and
production scale-up and 1 year in FCC Technical Sales with Johnson Matthey.  Natalie has her B.S. in Chemistry from The College of William and Mary, her M.S. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina and her Ph.D. in Chemistry from  the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Natalie.Herring@gwaru.com
+1 434 480 1629

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Darlene Aru

Director of Operations /
Customer Service

25 years of administrative, office management, accounting and customer service experience in agriculture and petrochemical industries
Darlene.Aru@gwaru.com
+1 209 471 3704

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Jimmy Edwards

IT Director

30 years of information technology experience, including 13 years as the IT Manager at INTERCAT/Johnson Matthey. He has had roles in IT planning and project management, application services and infrastructure management. He is ideal to lead development of new methods and applications to deliver technical content to our customers.
Jimmy.Edwards@gwaru.com
+1 912 484 2640