Complex Made Simple

Addition of seasoned Asian petrochemical industry consultant strengthens and diversifies CMAI’s growing Middle East office

Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the appointment of Darren Smith as Project Manager - Proprietary Services - Middle East.

Because of proven leadership, dependability and a wealth of experience in the industry, Darren is relocating from CMAI’s Singapore office and bringing his Asian oriented perspective to CMAI’s expanding Dubai activities, reporting to
Pat Rooney, Managing Director, CMAI – Middle East.

Darren boasts an impressive background in the petrochemical industry, gaining experience at Dow Chemical, ICI Chemicals and ExxonMobil. Darren joined CMAI in its Proprietary Service department in 2002 in Singapore as a consultant; providing long-term market analysis, technical & market due diligence, and strategic planning projects for producers and the financial community throughout Asia.

An Australian native with all his experience in the Asian petrochemical industry, Darren’s market analysis will create new opportunities for CMAI’s Dubai office and the team of consultants who focus daily on the rapid industry growth occurring in this region and their target markets.

CMAI is a petrochemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali consulting firm that services a wide range of companies all over the world.

Since 1979, CMAI’s goal has been to provide accurate, timely consulting services for the worldwide industries that it covers. CMAI maintains offices in Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Singapore and Shanghai. Clients to CMAI services include chemical and oil companies, engineering & construction companies, banking and financial institutions, plastic converters, grocers/retailers, government agencies and trading companies.