Striving to create an organization where employees feel a sense of ownership and belonging

Dr. Vincent Paul, Founder

Dr. Vincent Paul

Dr. Vincent Paul received his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1963. He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue post-doctoral research at Columbia University (1963 to 1965, with Professor Gilbert Stork) and Johns Hopkins University (1965 to 1966, with Professor E.H. White). He returned to India in 1966 and joined Unilever’s Indian operation, Hindustan Lever Limited, where he worked for sixteen years and reached the position of Head of the Organic Chemistry Division in the Hindustan Lever Research Centre in Mumbai. He resigned in 1983 to set up a consultancy firm, Dr. Paul & Associates, and founded Anthea in 1991. He is the author/co-author of many technical publications and has several patents in the field of F&F chemistry.

Paul Menacherry

Mr. Paul V. Menacherry
Managing Director / Director Technology

Dr. Paul Vincent Menacherry received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Yale University in 1997 under the direction of Professor Gary Haller. Prior to joining Anthea, Dr. Menacherry worked for 4 years at Precision Combustion Inc., in North Haven, Connecticut, where he carried out research in the areas of catalytic natural gas combustion, three-way catalytic conversion for automobile exhaust reduction and fuel processing for PEM fuel cell applications. He is the author/co-author of several technical publications.

Mathew Menacherry

Mr. Mathew V. Menacherry
Director, Business Development

Mr. Mathew Vincent Menacherry has an MBA (finance) from NMIMS, Mumbai University. Mr. Menacherry has been with Anthea since 1992 and has extensive experience both in the Indian business environment and in client interfacing with global customers. His strengths include project management and implementation, business forecasting, planning and development.

Mansoor Calcuttawala

Mr. Mansoor Calcuttawala
Director, Perfumery

Mr. Mansoor Calcuttawala has been associated with the Indian fragrance industry for over 30 years and has considerable experience in different aspects of the F&F trade. His strengths include odour assessment and perfumery evaluation.

Arun Khanderia

Mr. Arun Khanderia

Mr. Arun Khanderia has been associated with the F&F industry for over 30 years. In addition to his involvement in Anthea, he also runs one of the largest F&F import houses in the country. His strengths include strategic planning and financial management.