The People in Zamil Steel are a team of professionals with unique talents and diverse backgrounds.
Each has a distinct role, yet we draw on all our colleagues' areas of expertise and experiences to develop strategies that work, plans that succeed, and programs that can be implemented.
Nawaf Mohammed Al Zamil
Executive Vice President, Zamil Steel Holding
Nawaf Al Zamil was appointed BPG Vice President after serving as general manager of Towers & Galvanizing division of Zamil Steel in January 2008. Since July 2004 he was serving as General Manager of Zamil Glass Industries (ZGI). Prior to joining ZGI, he was Deputy General Manager for International Sales of the Pre-Engineered Buildings Business Unit in Zamil Steel in January 2003.
He joined Zamil Steel in 1996 as a Purchasing Coordinator and in addition to this role was also promoted to Transport Manager in 1997, where he was in charge of the import and export of the company's raw materials and finished products. In 2000, he was promoted to the position of Purchasing Manager and was also the Purchasing Manager of Zamil Steel Egypt as well as Zamil Steel Vietnam.
He holds a Business Administration (BA) degree from Clark University, Massachusetts, USA, and an Executive MBA from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).
Mohammed Al Saheb
Vice President, Zamil Industrial
Mohammed Al-Saheb has been appointed as Vice President, Zamil Industrial since 6 Feb 2019 to spearhead the Zamil Steel Construction, Zamil Projects and MRO divisions. He brings with 17 years of professional experience in local and international firms. Before joining Zamil Steel Al-Saheb has held various responsible positions such as General Manager, Materials Manger, Business Development Manager, Service Manager, Business Consultant etc... in various multinational companies.
He is a BSBA graduate specialized in Statistics & Operations Technology from University of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Furthermore, he has obtained his Masters Degree in Business Administration from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.
In addition to above Al-Sahib is a member of the following:
General Manager - GETS, Zamil Steel Holding
Khaled Ezzat is the General Manager of Global Engineering & Technical Services (GETS) of the Pre-Engineered Business Unit. He started his professional career in the steel construction industry in 1985, and worked with leading companies in the Gulf prior to joining Zamil Steel in 1993 as Sales Engineer. He transferred to the position of Design Supervisor in the Engineering Department and was later appointed to the post of Supervisor of Product Research and Development (PRD).
He was promoted two years later, and assumed responsibility for Technical Services (TSD), the department entrusted with the critical activities of all research and product innovation. In addition, TSD is responsible for developing and continuously upgrading all engineering design programs and systems used within Zamil Steel. Khaled Ezzat graduated from Cairo University, Egypt in 1984 with a BS degree in Civil Engineering.
Zamil Steel Buildings Co. Egypt (S.A.E.)
Khaled Saad joined Zamil Steel Egypt in 2002 as a Country Manager for Sales & Projects; He was promoted in 2009 to the position of General Manager/ Zamil Steel Egypt and was responsible for further development of the company.
He started his professional career with a major steel building manufacturing in Egypt, and held various positions in the steel construction and sales management, and was subsequently promoted to sales and projects manager. He has over 27 years experience in senior sales, marketing and vice-president roles in the steel construction field in Egypt.
He graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Ain-Shams University 1981, and also attained successfully his Sales Management Diploma, at the American University of Cairo (AUC) in 2005.
General Director, Zamil Steel Vietnam
Krishnakanth, an engineer by profession, graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, USA. He also holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.
Krishnakanth brings a wealth of expertise to Zamil Steel Vietnam, having served in several senior leadership capacities over the past 15 years at Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC), Uniquest Infra Ventures Private Limited (a joint venture of United Engineers Malaysia Group Berhad & IDFC), and global accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Krishnakanth joined Zamil Industrial in 2014 and have worked at the positions of Manager of Strategy & Investment and Manager of Planning & Performance. August 2021, he was appointed by Zamil Industrial as General Director for Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam Co. Ltd.
His international career is characterized by solid geographical mobility, particularly in the United States, the Middle East, India, and Vietnam, contributing to his strategic development and cross-cultural management. With a proven track record of developing diverse and high-performing teams, Krishnakanth will lead the next phase of Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam's growth in the Asia Pacific with enormous opportunities in the post-Covid-19 era.
Managing Director, Zamil Steel India
Alakesh is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT (BHU) Varanasi and Post Graduate in Management with specialization in Marketing & Finance, from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
He has 30+ years of rich & varied experience across various industry segments, having started his professional career with Tata Motors. He has also worked at various senior & top management positions for Exide Industries Ltd., Kirby Building Systems India and prior to joining Zamil group, he was the CEO of Reliance Innovative Building Solutions.
In his earlier assignments, he has managed 2 Greenfield startups in different geographies and was also instrumental in launching and brand building of several Concept products. He has implemented world class systems and global best practices across the organizations he has worked for.
Alakesh, is acclaimed for his thought leadership across industry segments and pioneer in implementing business Next practices.
He was assigned an additional responsibility of Zamil Steel Vietnam as General Director due to his able leadership and process improvement track record from December 2018 to July 2021, in addition to his current responsibility as Managing Director of Zamil Steel India.