Our Management Team
The Agrigum International team is passionately committed to providing the best possible customer service and combines many areas of expertise to fulfil customers’ expectations and requirements. Agrigum International’s senior management team has many years of experience within the Gum Acacia industry, and each member is highly qualified in their area.
Managing Director – George M. Haddad Phd has worked for more than 25 years in Gum Acacia. His passion for Gum Acacia led him to found Agrigum International in 2007. Previous to working in Gum Acacia, George worked for The Gillette Company in Boston, MA, and then worked in his family’s company – Agrisales Limited – from 1991 to 2007. George has written several well-received papers on Gum Acacia.
Research and Development Director – Professor Mikhail A. Bulatov PhD heads up the Chemical Engineering Department at the Moscow State University and is in charge of Research and Development for Agrigum International. Professor Bulatov has also written many well-received papers on Gum Acacia and the Environment and lectures at international conferences.
Commercial Director – Herve Canevet joined the company in 2008, bringing with him over 30 years of sales and marketing expertise with a number of international brands, including the Virgin Group. Herve is responsible for all global business development.
Technical Director – Osama H. M. Idris PhD joined Agrigum International in 2007 and is in charge of the Technical Department. Prior to that, he was in charge of the QC Department of Agrisales Limited.
USA Sales Director – Matthew Rutter joined Agrigum International in 2007 and prior to that worked in Agrisales Limited. Matt has more than 40 years of experience in Gum Acacia and oversees Agrigum’s business in the USA.
Financial Director – Bernie O’Sullivan FCCA oversees all aspects of the company’s accounting and finance.
Administration Manager – Barbara Denyer joined Agrigum International in 2011 and oversees all aspects of Logistics and Administration. She is also responsible for the ‘inside-sales’ Team.