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Board of Directors
 
1. Mr. Majid Saif Ahmed Al Ghurair, Chairman

Majid Saif Al Ghurair is the Chief Executive Officer of Al Ghurair Group, one of the largest family-owned corporations in the United Arab Emirates, with businesses spanning a broad variety of industry sectors, including retail, industrial manufacturing and real estate. Mr. Al Ghurair holds numerous roles in public and private sectors in UAE, as he is the Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chairman of Drake & Scull International PJSC, Board Member of National Cement Co. and Board Member of NASDAQ Dubai. He is also an active member in international organizations like the World Economic Forum. Mr. Al Ghurair was involved in the formation of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centers (MECSC) and is currently its Chairman. He is the Chairman of Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) as well.

Mr. Al Ghurair is a graduate in Accounting from UAE University, and was awarded the “Business Leader Personality of the Year 2004” in the United Arab Emirates by H.H. Sh. Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

2. Mr. Mohammad Saif Ahmed Al Ghurair, Director

Mr. Mohammad Saif Ahmad Al Ghurair is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Al Ghurair Group and is the Executive Director of Al Ghurair Real Estate Company. He was the CEO of the Group from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Mohammad Saif Ahmad Al Ghurair is the founder of Ahbar Industries – the Group’s venture into printing Ink manufacturing.

3. Mr. Rashed Saif Ahmed Al Ghurair, Director

Mr. Rashed Saif Ahmed Al Ghurair is the Chairman and Director of Taghleef Industries and also the Chairman and Director of Al Ghurair Petrochemicals LLC. He has been a Director of Mashreq Bank PSC since 2013, Managing Director of Al-Jazeera Petrochemical Company LLC since 2004 and Director of Saif Al Ghurair Group since 1999. He serves as an Independent Director at Sahara Petrochemical Company.

4. Mr. Isamu Tamura, Director

Mr. Isamu Tamura represents Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC) on the board of Directors of AGIS.

After graduating Tokyo University in 1994, Mr. Tamura started his career with Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC), and has much experience including management of related companies, sales & marketing to foreign customers and domestic customers, and also production control.

He is now Senior Manager of the Flat Products Global Marketing Divisions of NSC at the headquarters, and mainly engaged in management of overseas business.

Key Personnel
1. Mr. Ajay Kumar Mishra, General Manager – Technical

Mr. Ajay Kumar Mishra is a Metallurgical Engineer, by profession, with over 20 years of experience in the flat steel industry in India and abroad. Prior to joining AGIS, he was the General Manager – Operations at Steelco Gujarat Limited and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the CRM, CRCA and CGL units. During his career of 2 decades, Mr. Mishra has also handled various projects and supervised erection & commissioning of CRM, CRCA & downstream finishing lines. In addition to working with Indian Steel Corporation Limited and Jindal Strips Limited in India, Mr. Mishra had a brief stint with Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd, Kenya – the flagship company of Safal Group. In AGIS, he looks after the entire production process, in addition to HSE, maintenance, quality assurance, production planning & control.

2. Mr. B.S.Shetty, General Manager – Commercial

Management graduate from India with over 20 years of experience in international trading, sales & marketing and general management, Mr. Shetty heads the commercial functions viz. Sales & Marketing, Procurement & Logistics, HR & Administration, Finance & IT. He has been with the group for the past 10 years and has been involved with AGIS since its inception. Prior to this assignment, he was the General Manager of Trans Gulf Aluminium Industries, Dubai – an Aluminium wire rod manufacturing unit of the Al Ghurair Group. Upon completion of his PGDBAM & MBA in 1990, Mr. Shetty started his career with Grasim Industries Ltd. – the flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group and one of India’s largest private sector companies. After gaining experience in the field of Sales & Marketing, he joined SRF Limited – another multi-business multi-national Indian corporate. Mr. Shetty headed the Engineering Products Group in their International Trading Division and was later transferred to the Industrial Synthetics Division as the Zonal Manager- Sales – a position he occupied till his relocation to the UAE.