Dr. Ratan Chaudhuri is founder, CEO and President of Sytheon Limited and has been in the cosmetics industry for more than 25 years with ingredient suppliers. More recently, he was Technical Director of Personal Care Products at EMD Chemicals (Merck KGaA, Germany).
Dr. Chaudhuri has been instrumental in conceptualizing and commercializing well over twenty products in the Industrial, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceutical markets. He has 66 US and numerous foreign & pending patents. He has published over 70 scientific papers and written several book chapter articles.
Dr. Chaudhuri was educated in the United States (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Switzerland (Swiss Federal Institute, Zurich), Germany (University of Bonn, Bonn) and India (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi). Dr. Chaudhuri is a frequent speaker at the national and international scientific meetings. He is member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, American Chemical Society and Personal Care Product Council.
Francois Marchio joined Sytheon in January 2008 as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Sytheon,France.
He has worked in the Industry for 25 years and has spent most of his career with Merck KGaA (Germany) organization.
He was educated in France and has a Master degree in technology in organic chemistry and a MST ISIPCA in cosmetology. He has taken eight-month International Management Program in Germany in 1998, and completed executive MBA programs at Kellog, KHUST, and INSEAD in 2005 and 2006.
He is co-inventor of over a dozen US and foreign patents.