NDC appoints William Hunt as new chief executive officer

November 27, 2018

National Detergent Company (NDC) has announced the appointment of William Hunt as its new chief executive officer.

With a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Management and bachelor of science with honours in chemical engineering from Washington University, Hunt was the CEO of Soaps and Chemicals Industrial and Trading in Sharjah, UAE prior to joining NDC.

A well respected international executive - Hunt has been a key member of several globally renowned companies’ executive and leadership teams for the past 20 years, according to a press release.

He has held the position of president of Access Business Group, in the US; executive director of Brambles Australasia in Australia; and president of Boral Bricks, in Australia; among several other leadership and high-performance roles in his career.

Having experience in plastics, chemicals and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industries, Hunt has seen great success in dealing with global retailing giants such as Walmart, Menards, Carrefour, Tesco, and Woolworths.

Reflecting on his appointment, Hunt said, “I am both honoured as well as excited to have been selected to lead NDC. The company has a great culture, modern manufacturing facilities and is one of the Middle East’s oldest and most successful companies. Building further on its success is a challenge I accept with confidence, determination and ambition. I will continue to operate with a strong consumer focus.”

NDC is one of the sultanate’s leading FMCG companies, which manufactures and distributes a wide range of successful brands covering various segments - detergents powders, liquid detergents, soaps, shampoos, allied laundry aids and other household cleaning products. NDC is the first ISO certified soap and detergent company in the region. Its flagship brand Bahar is a market leader in Oman and has strong presence in the region.