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A Century-Old Reputation Built on Trust and Expertise

Connell Brothers is the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in the Asia-Pacific region. We are renowned for our extensive network, built over 100 years of trade, complete supply-chain management, long-standing customer relationships and local market knowledge. We are where market knowledge meets technical innovation, big-business resources meets small business agility, and entrepreneurial spirit meets financial strength. Connell Brothers takes creativity to a whole new level for the chemical distribution trade, providing our business partners with unparalleled opportunities in Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Azita Owlia, President

Dr. Azita Owlia is the president of Connell Brothers Co., and has held this position since January 2016. Owlia joined Connell Brothers in 2011 as vice president of north Asia. She is now based in Hong Kong and San Francisco, while spending most of her time travelling in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Power of Leadership

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and extended Leadership (eLeaders) at Connell Brothers is comprised of leaders with vast knowledge and experience of the global markets through decades of experience at various divisions of CBC and other  multinational companies. This industry knowledge and experience at CBC gives reassurance to the successful implementation of its vision and mission as the company continues to evolve and change.

On the SLT board are senior members of staff who represent all CBC divisions, such as supply chain, marketing, finance, HR, operations, communications, employee education and IT. The team meets on a regular basis throughout the year to discuss and implement the organizations strategies linked to the various departments.