AaronRichards is a leading strategic advisor to chemical companies around the globe. Our work covers a wide range of challenges—from market entry and business strategy to supply chain optimization—always with a focus on delivering immediate and sustainable results. 

We provide leadership for clients on corporate and business-unit strategy, organization, post-merger management (PMM), growth, innovation, industry structure and performance management, and all aspects of operational improvement.

Powerful forces are reshaping the chemicals industry, and as a result, the formula for success in its markets. In response to the global economic slowdown, volatile energy prices, and a general economic shift toward the east, new chemicals players must build capabilities and incumbents must sharpen their value propositions—and players across the industry must expand into new products and geographies. Our industry experience and global reach make us uniquely positioned to help our clients address these evolving challenges—and capture new opportunities.

We have serve global leaders in the chemicals industry, as well as midsized organizations, start-ups, and leading private equity companies. We have a global perspective on the chemicals industry’s challenges and opportunities—and how they differ in emerging and mature markets. We offer strategic advice on topics across the value chain, including corporate and business-unit strategy, organization, post-merger management, growth, innovation, performance management, and all aspects of operational improvement.

We combine our experience in functional topics with our expertise in the following materials.

  • Basic inorganic chemicals such as olefins, aromatics, and chlor-alkali
  • Polymers, including thermoplastics, elastomers, and synthetic fibers
  • Specialty and formulated chemicals, including pharmaceutical and food ingredients, electronic chemicals, water-treatment chemicals, and adhesives and sealants
  • Advanced materials such as composites and ceramics
  • Agricultural inputs such as crop protection, fertilizers, and seeds; as well as products along the entire agriculture value-chain
  • Cement​