One of the leading manufacturers and distributors of gases in the Middle East. We are Gulf Cryo.
We work to serve diverse industries, from petrochemicals to laser cutting, meeting your demands to help you compete in the market.
Our highly skilled engineers work with our clients to develop technologies to advance processes and techniques through innovative gas applications, finding the best solution for you.
Gulf Cryo provides a complete end to end solution for medical gas applications, including storage, engineered delivery system and secondary equipment and accessories.
Our production facilities, wide variety of gas and process management programs, and delivery systems are all designed to help get you the gas you need.
We offer various services and technological solutions, ranging from pH control solutions to laser cutting to purging jobs.
We are committed to protecting our team and the environment by adhering to safety standards under our SHEQ management system.
The executive committee of Gulf Cryo is an ensemble of highly-ranked management executives who continuously keep a close eye on all activities and steer Gulf Cryo in the right direction. They help to set goals, manage optics and various verticals of Gulf-Cryo while implementing them successfully.
BSc in Chemical Engineering
Advanced Management Program at INSEAD
Mike joined Gulf Cryo early in 2016 bringing over 30 years of experience in the Industrial and Medical gas business.
His career with BOC, which is part of Linde Group, started with a number of commercial and operational roles before he moved into his first general management position in 1995 based in Hong Kong and Southern China.
Within 12 years working in Asia Mike held a number of P&L responsible roles concluding with leading the group Packaged Gases business across the continent. He also had Regional functional roles leading Supply Management and SHEQ.
During this period BOC achieved annual double digit revenue and OP growth and established leading SHEQ performance across the Group.
Before joining GC his most recent position as Regional Business Unit Head included full P&L responsibility for the Linde businesses in the UK, Ireland and Southern Africa, and Chairman of AFROX.
In this role he led the AFROX turnaround and achieved margins, growth and OP significantly above the Group average.
Charter Accountant (ICAI)
BSc in Accounting & Finance
MSc in Accounting & Finance
James is a Charter Accountant with the ICAI. He holds a Degree and Masters in Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University and joined Gulf Cryo on 2016 from Linde where he was the Finance Director for Linde’s Irish operations.
He has four years’ experience in Industrial Gases. Prior to joining Linde James spent more than 10 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he held roles in their Assurance, Corporate Recovery, Transaction Services and M&A teams, across Ireland, England, Canada and New Zealand.
James brings to Gulf Cryo a breadth of knowledge in performance improvement, corporate finance, corporate governance, technical accounting, financial reporting, treasury and people development.
B.E in Mechanical Engineering
With over 27 years industrial gas experience in India and the Middle East, Jayaseelan joined Gulf Cryo in 2002 as plant manager for Arabian Gases Co.
Previously he worked at Asiatic Oxygen Limited and Praxair in India holding a number of positions at various levels. His career with Asiatic Oxygen and Praxair was concluded by 4 major ASUs and filling stations.
In December 2009, Jayaseelan was announced group VP Technical & Engineering for Gulf Cryo utilizing his years of experience to add value to the growth of Gulf Cryo’s operation, technical and projects departments.
He is a major success factor for our operations and projects, Led more than 5 on site projects ASUs, CO2 and more than 20 filling stations and acetylene plants across the group. holds degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Madras – India.
BSc in Mechanical Engineering
Abdallah joined Gulf Cryo in 2017 as a VP Commercial with specific responsibilities of business development including managing senior relationships with key customers and government across the group.
With 25 years of diversified experience of business development in Middle East and North Africa with Linde, ROC and Air Liquide, he got a strong grip of leading commercial and business development function. During his last assignment as VP Business Development & Relationship with Air Liquid, he was handling the MENA region.
Abdallah contributed Gulf Cryo to reshape the commercial division and business philosophy to achieve the overall business and commercial objectives of the group.
Abdallah was appointed as VP South Region in October 2017 and currently he is also handling the business operations of UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait.
BSc in Economics
Raid joined Gulf Cryo in 1997 as a Partner and General Manager for Jordan Gases.
Before joining the company he was managing an Ethanol distillery, CO₂ gas recovery plant and water treatment systems and brought with him a wealth of experience in the field of retail and contract sales of gases and liquids in Jordan and neighboring countries Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.
Since being GM for Jordan Gases, Raid has been involved in merging three gas companies under the Jordan Gases Co umbrella in 2007 which helped to increasing Jordan Gases market share, as well as new company acquisitions in 2011 and 2013.
Raid was appointed as VP North Region for Jordan and Syria in 2012 and Iraq in 2013 and currently he is handling the business operations of Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Turkey.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Yarmouk University in Jordan.
Bachelor Degrees in Law and Communications.
Master’s Degree in Comparative Law and Intellectual Property.
Khachan Joined Gulf Cryo back in 2007, he holds Bachelor Degrees in Law and Communications and a Master’s Degree in Comparative Law and Intellectual Property.
Before joining Gulf Cryo, Khachan was an Attorney at Law in a Leading Lebanese Law Firm where he handled corporate matters and contributed to drafting Arab and Lebanese laws.
Khachan is the Board secretary and heads the legal function across the group with focus on acquisitions, incorporating new subsidiaries and advising on general legal matters.
Khachan ensured the smoothness of Gulf Cryo acquisitions in Turkey, Iraq, KSA, Egypt, Oman and UAE.
Bachelor in Public Administration
Master in International Business
With over 6 years project management, procurement and administration experience in the Middle East, Rami joined Gulf Cryo in 2013 and currently serving as Head of Procurement” for the whole group.
In February 2015, Rami was announced Deputy General Manager for Gulf Cryo Turkey to reshaping the business of the region and add value through transformation of processes.
In April, 2017, he has been moved to Project Management Office as PMO Manager to serve a strategic player within Gulf Cryo to manage and accomplish strategic projects.
In January, 2018, Rami has been moved to procurement division and currently working as a “Head of Procurement” to achieve the group objectives and strategy and align the outcome of the procurement with the organization’s overall business goals.
BSc in Chemistry
Post Diploma in Industrial Safety (PDIS)
Diploma in Health Management (SID)
Pradeep Joined Gulf Cryo back in 2011 to lead the business to a world class culture on Safety, Health, Environment & Quality excellence and Continuous improvement.
With over 20+ year of intensive experience in positions of increasing responsibility with various multinationals including Praxair & General Electric.
Pradeep brings with him vast experience in developing and implementing SHEQ strategy’s and plans and ensuring its alignment with short term and long term business objectives, implementing management systems (ISO 9001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007, & ISO 14001:2004, ISO 22000: 2005, FSSC, ISO/IEC 17025:2005), Six Sigma, LEAN, behaviour based safety, Human and Organizational performance to list a few.
BSc in Accounting
CIPD Associate Member
PHR – SPHR
Oracle Core HR implementer
Hebtullah joined Gulf Cryo in summer 2016, bringing over 12 years of solid experience in HR.
Hebatullah is well versed in shouldering multiple HR responsibilities in highly diversified cultures across the middle east and Africa.
Previously held multiple regional positions across different industries with vast exposure to restructuring projects, Performance driven rewarding systems and HRIS implementations.
Her achievements include: five restructuring projects, four performance driven rewarding systems and six HRMS successful implementations.
Hebtullah obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Commerce – Accounting from Alexandria, Egypt.