What we believe
Our Vision for a Different Kind of Company
We believe in progress and innovation without compromising human values and aspire to bring positive changes to how we clean our homes and bodies while protecting the environment. We challenge our scientists to develop home care, personal care products, and luxurious, user-friendly and truly smart household dispensers, to enhance people’s health, safety and their quality of life. As a company we’re obsessed with connecting and engaging our employees, customers and shareholders in everything we do, to create a win-win environment where everyone in our community is served, respected and fully satisfied.
Hiketron was born to help people live a cleaner and more convenient lifestyle by delivering new user experiences through improved product functionality, added benefits and creative design.
Our Core Values
- Humility is our foundation
- Innovation is our engine
- Kindness is what we live for
- Excellence is what we strive for
- Trust is what we earn everyday
- Resilience is the key to our success
- Outperformance is our commitment
- Nimbleness is how we learn and adapt
Committed to enhancing lives through innovation and sustainability, our team brings an enviable track record in chemistry, engineering, information technology and business acumen to change the way people clean their homes.
Passion and commitment to excellence are the two success drivers and core values our team holds dear. A great management team came together under the leadership of Aziz Hikem, Founder and CEOAziz Hikem - Founder, CEO
Aziz Hikem is a highly accomplished and visionary business leader, who is the founder and CEO of the company. He is a husband, and a father of two, and holds degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and an MBA from Tiffin University in Ohio. With over two decades of business success and dozens of patents in the chemical industry, Aziz is a respected and accomplished professional in his field.
Growing up in his father's jewelry business instilled in Aziz an entrepreneurial spirit from a young age. The skills that have made him who he is today, such as his commitment to the highest standards, perseverance, precision, and tireless work ethic, were learned working with his father. These skills continue to guide him today and will do so for many years to come. Aziz's deep understanding of the chemical industry, his business acumen and his unwavering commitment to excellence, makes him a vital part of the company's success.
Tara Hikem is a highly accomplished chemical engineer and a graduate of Texas A&M University. As a wife and mother of two, she brings a unique perspective to her role as President of Hiketron. With a proven record of leadership and process improvement, Tara is well-equipped to guide the day-to-day operations of the company with success and purpose.
In addition to her technical skills and business acumen, Tara's most valuable asset is her people-first personality. Her easy-going and trustworthy nature makes her a natural leader, and she is dedicated to helping her employees achieve their full potential. Tara and her husband Aziz hold several patents that are set to revolutionize the way people do laundry. With Tara at the helm, Hiketron is poised for great success.
Brendan Muller - CFO
Brendan Muller, our CFO, is a highly accomplished and dedicated professional with a wealth of experience in accounting, international and state tax compliance, and transaction analysis. He holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and is an Enrolled Agent, and a CPA with over a decade of experience. Additionally, Brendan is a Sergeant in the US Army Reserves, which gives him a unique and valuable perspective on leadership and discipline.
Brendan's easy-going nature belies his disciplined and relentless attention to detail. His military training aligns perfectly with our commitment to building a company that operates to the highest ethical standards. We are confident that under Brendan's leadership, we will always be fully compliant with all rules and regulations. With his combination of expertise, experience and integrity, Brendan is an invaluable asset to our team.