Our Company

We are an Australian founded organization, with operating offices in Detroit MI, commercializing a global patented technology for purifying air, water and surfaces in residential, commercial and industrial application.

PROFESSOR PRAVANSU MOHANTY

Director

Professor Pravansu Mohanty is a founding partner and co-owner of Somnio Global. He is the Paul K Trojan Collegiate Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in Materials Science from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, with research interests in the areas of Additive Manufacturing, Plasma/ Laser Materials Processing, Biomaterials, Materials for Energy Storage. He has published numerous scientific papers, patents and received many research grants from Federal agencies including the National Science Foundation, US Army, US Navy, and Dept. of Energy.

CARL LE SOUEF

Director

Mr. Carl Le Souef is a founding partner and co-owner of Somnio Global. He oversaw the the restructuring of PuriflOH (previously known as Water Resources Group Limited) during 2013/2014, which saw Dilato Holdings P/L emerge as the major shareholder of PuriflOH, a position it still retains. Mr. Le Souef was previously the sole owner and CEO of one of Australia’s largest privately owned FMCG organisations, Private Formula International, a global operation that included Australia’s number one selling skincare range at the time, Dr LeWinn’s Private Formula. In 2009, he negotiated the sale of the company to a US based pharmaceutical major. Mr. Le Souef maintains an executive role in Somnio Global and in the management of his family office investments.

SIMON LILL

Executive Director - Corporate

A lengthy history of capital markets, restructuring, business development and management of ASX listed companies, and with a scientific background, Mr. Lill has been a Board Member of PuriflOH since 2013. Mr. Lill has also successfully overseen the restructure of De Grey Mining, of which he is Chairman.

STEVE ANNEAR

President

Vice President of Somnio’s operations over the last 6 years with a long history of development and deployment of commercial strategies through senior management roles in large Industrial companies in Australia. This experience has included mergers, acquisitions, supply chain transformations and various strategic change programs which makes Mr. Annear uniquely placed to assist the Company develop its production, supply and marketing capabilities.

CHUCK MARTIN

Executive Vice President

Mr. Martin has over 25 years of marketing, sales, advertising, and new business development experience within B2B and B2C environments. Previously, Mr. Martin worked at BISSELL FloorCare where he created and lead a new division which delivered an incremental revenue and drove 7 new businesses from idea to commercialization. Prior to joining BISSELL, Mr. Martin worked at Whirlpool Corporation where he held several leadership positions including new business development/innovation and brand category roles such as Category Manager Whirlpool Fabric Care, where he led a cross functional team focused on delivering the annual marketing plan for the largest category within Whirlpool Corporation at $2.7 billion in revenue. Mr. Martin also held positions as a Brand Manager for Gerber Products at Novartis Consumer Health and Account Executive for Leo Burnett working on accounts such as Proctor and Gamble and Philip Morris.

Mr. Martin received his MBA from Notre Dame University, and BBA from Western Michigan University.

PuriflOH utilizes Somnio Global R&D labs to further develop and expand the Streamer Plasma technology.

Somnio Global, LLC is a private Research and Development company based in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 2012, the company employs a team of over 35 commercial innovators, has filed 12 patents and launched 5 start-up companies to capture the potential of 7 applied technologies.

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