Our Team

Carlos Ramirez

Carlos Ramirez serves as General Manager and Chief Technology Officer of Qaroma and has 40 years of experience in Research and Development, underpinned by a robust global track record. His skill set encompasses negotiation, strategic planning, research, management, and leadership. With a PhD in Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry and an MBA in Finance, his expertise is finely tuned towards Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Products for Flavors, Fragrances, APIs, Cannabinoids and Specialty Chemicals. His extensive background positions him as a formidable force in the industry, capable of navigating complex chemistry projects which are challenging leading to new innovation.


Chris Cleve

Chris Cleve, as the General Manager of CI Logistics, Chris brings forth a wealth of experience in management and team building spanning over 18 years. With a decade's worth of expertise in logistics management, he has served as a director and consultant in this capacity across diverse industries. His comprehensive background encompasses operational management, warehousing, transloading, dispatch, rail management, and DOT compliance. Chris's multifaceted skill set positions him as a capable leader adept at navigating the complexities of the logistics landscape while driving operational excellence in support of Qaroma Flavors & Fragrance Incorporated


Bobesh Andrews

Dr. Bobesh Andrews is a seasoned professional with over a decade of expertise in organic chemistry research. His proficiency spans small molecule synthesis, API development, scaling up processes, and specialty chemicals synthesis. Having obtained his doctoral degree from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India, with a focus on pharmaceutical research, Dr. Andrews brings a solid academic foundation to his practical experience. His contributions to the field have likely been significant, given his extensive knowledge and background in pharmaceutical research and organic chemistry.


Westley Mixon

Westley Mixonis a distinguished IT Manager, boasting a robust background in constructing, configuring, and managing intricate systems. With over ten years of experience, he has honed his skills in diagnosing and troubleshooting a diverse array of client and large-scale distributed systems. His track record includes successfully maintaining and enhancing multi-site environments, implementing robust security protocols, and overseeing comprehensive technical documentation. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Network Security, Westley's academic foundation complements his practical expertise.


Brendan Naulty

Brendan Naulty has extensive leadership and advisory experience spanning over three decades in the Food, Food Ingredient, and Flavor Industries. His tenure at reputable companies like Pfizer, Mitsui, Ajinomoto, and ManusBio reflects a track record of success in building and driving commercial teams to achieve remarkable results. Brendan's leadership is evident in his ability to consistently scale organizations and deliver profit growth.
With an MBA in Industrial Marketing from DePaul University and a BS in Chemistry from Valparaiso University, Brendan possesses a unique blend of business acumen and scientific understanding, equipping him with a holistic approach to navigating the complexities of the industry. His educational background allows him to comprehend the technical aspects of production while also developing the commercial activies of organizations.
Overall, Brendan's combination of experience, education, and proven results positions him as a formidable leader capable of driving impactful growth and innovation for Quaroma Flavors & Fragrance Incorporated

Carlos Ramirez

Carlos Ramirez serves as General Manager and Chief Technology Officer of Qaroma and has 40 years of experience in Research and Development, underpinned by a robust global track record. His skill set encompasses negotiation, strategic planning, research, management, and leadership. With a PhD in Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry and an MBA in Finance, his expertise is finely tuned towards Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Products for Flavors, Fragrances, APIs, Cannabinoids and Specialty Chemicals. His extensive background positions him as a formidable force in the industry, capable of navigating complex chemistry projects which are challenging leading to new innovation.


Chris Cleve

Chris Cleve, as the General Manager of CI Logistics, Chris brings forth a wealth of experience in management and team building spanning over 18 years. With a decade's worth of expertise in logistics management, he has served as a director and consultant in this capacity across diverse industries. His comprehensive background encompasses operational management, warehousing, transloading, dispatch, rail management, and DOT compliance. Chris's multifaceted skill set positions him as a capable leader adept at navigating the complexities of the logistics landscape while driving operational excellence in support of Qaroma Flavors & Fragrance Incorporated


Bobesh Andrews

Dr. Bobesh Andrews is a seasoned professional with over a decade of expertise in organic chemistry research. His proficiency spans small molecule synthesis, API development, scaling up processes, and specialty chemicals synthesis. Having obtained his doctoral degree from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India, with a focus on pharmaceutical research, Dr. Andrews brings a solid academic foundation to his practical experience. His contributions to the field have likely been significant, given his extensive knowledge and background in pharmaceutical research and organic chemistry.


Westley Mixon

Westley Mixonis a distinguished IT Manager, boasting a robust background in constructing, configuring, and managing intricate systems. With over ten years of experience, he has honed his skills in diagnosing and troubleshooting a diverse array of client and large-scale distributed systems. His track record includes successfully maintaining and enhancing multi-site environments, implementing robust security protocols, and overseeing comprehensive technical documentation. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Network Security, Westley's academic foundation complements his practical expertise.


Brendan Naulty

Brendan Naulty has extensive leadership and advisory experience spanning over three decades in the Food, Food Ingredient, and Flavor Industries. His tenure at reputable companies like Pfizer, Mitsui, Ajinomoto, and ManusBio reflects a track record of success in building and driving commercial teams to achieve remarkable results. Brendan's leadership is evident in his ability to consistently scale organizations and deliver profit growth.
With an MBA in Industrial Marketing from DePaul University and a BS in Chemistry from Valparaiso University, Brendan possesses a unique blend of business acumen and scientific understanding, equipping him with a holistic approach to navigating the complexities of the industry. His educational background allows him to comprehend the technical aspects of production while also developing the commercial activies of organizations.
Overall, Brendan's combination of experience, education, and proven results positions him as a formidable leader capable of driving impactful growth and innovation for Quaroma Flavors & Fragrance Incorporated