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Join the Kallanish Middle East Steel Markets 2017 conference this 4-5th October 2017 in Dubai. In 2016 the Middle East retook the title of world’s fastest-growing region for crude steel production, as its four largest-producing nations recorded a combined 7.6% year-on-year output increase to 29.03 million tonnes, according to worldsteel data.
Read our 3 page Middle East Market review written by our KallanishSteel Middle East Editor, Adam Smith.
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This two day conference will address the following questions and issues in 9 detailed sessions:
All these topics and more are set to be discussed at Kallanish’s Middle East Steel Markets 2017 in October.
This event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with top executives from the regional steel market as well as the global steel supply chain.
Trading companies, Steel producers, Steel service centers, Banks and financial institutions, Mining companies, Industry consultants, Recylcers, Frieght & Logistics, Brokers, Fund Managment, Engineering Companies, Industry Associations, Government
Sponsorship and exhibition packages at Kallanish events offer the opportunity to increase your brand awareness, raising your company profile pre event, during the event and post event. A range of options is available to suit any budget and can be customised to suit your needs.
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Download the Middle East Steel Market Review written by our KallanishSteel Middle East Editor, Adam Smith.
Rayed holds a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management Engineering from University of Miami, Florida. He has over 20 years of experience in various sectors of steel industry in Saudi Arabia (flat and long products), covering commercial, technical, trading and business remodelling. Started as an Industrial Analyst at SABIC, he assumed greater responsibilities as Sales Manager at Universal Metal Coating Company Limited, Vice President at Al Rajhi Steel Industries and General Manager at Muhaidib Building Materials before he took charge as CEO of UNICOIL in 2013. Faced with the challenge of excessive dumping of imported and inferior quality products in the GCC and in specific to Saudi market, it was a challenging task for Rayed to put the coil coating industry in Saudi Arabia on a path of revival. It involved many external and internal challenges such as setting national techno-commercial standards, activation of WTO regulations, establishing an educational reference of metal coating industry in the region apart from carrying out organization restructuring and diversification of technical and innovative products.
Abu Bucker Husain is the CEO and also a member of the Board of Directors of AGIS. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Commerce Accounting from Mumbais Sydenham College in 1994 and his Membership in The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in London, UK in 1996. In 1997 Abu Bucker joined the MBA program at Boston Universitys Graduate School of Management in USA, specializing in International Corporate Finance. After graduating from Boston University, Mr. Husain took up his first position with American International Group Inc. as a Management Associate (MA) at the Companys Regional Controllers Office at Wall Street, New York, USA in 1999. Between Jun 2000 and Jan 2006 he graduated from the MA program and was promoted as Assistant Vice President, wherein he was responsible for managing Financial and Accounting aspects of a $400 Million Dollar Division. In early 2006, Abu Bucker Husain was certified by The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institution (AAOIFI), Bahrain as an Islamic Professional Accountant and was asked by the Group to take charge as Chief Financial Officer of AIG Takaful, a new $100 million strategic initiative of Islamic Insurance concept grounded in Islamic Principles of Banking transaction and observes the rules and regulations as specified by Sharia (Islamic law). After acquiring invaluable expertise by working for global corporate majors, in April 2007 Abu Bucker Husain has joined Al Ghurair Iron Steel L.L.C, a $100 Million Steel Cold Rolling and Galvanizing Complex the first of its kind in U.A.E.
Engr. Salam Al Sharif has 30 years field experience in business. He graduated in 1984 from Texas A&M University with a double major in Civil and Metallurgy Engineer, and worked as Civil Engineer for two years. He joined the family business in 1986 and has helped boost business volumes tenfold and acquired domestic and international recognition in the Metal Industry. Extensive knowledge and exposure in the metals field has given him an accumulated experience of 65 years, especially when he has worked hand in hand with his father, the late Chairman Mahmoud Al Sharif and now with the 3 younger brothers. He is now serving as Chairman of Sharif Group and leading the 3rd generation team into a succession plan to the 4th generation. During his career he has held several positions at the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) from a Board Member to Vice President and Middle East Representative and is currently serving as Chairman of the Ambassadors Committee. He is also involved in spearheading the Bureau of Middle East Recycling (BMR), a non-profit organization representing suppliers/traders in the Middle East recycling industry. Sharif Metals was established in 1963 as a family-owned company and the pioneer recycler of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the Middle East region with 11 scrap yards across GCC and the Mediterranean. The company recycles full range of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals and is a producer of secondary Aluminum and Lead Alloys in the GCC. Engr. SALAM AL SHARIF is frequently been invited as ‘Guest Speaker’ in different renowned local and international forums in the recycling and environmental industries.
Rudi Leleu is the director of international trade based in Dentons' Brussels office. As a system analyst by education and through his experience as a case officer in the European Commission's Directorate- General for Trade and several renowned international law firms for over 20 years, Rudi gained invaluable practical experience and an exceptional level of expertise in the areas of anti-dumping, anti- subsidy and safeguard measures. He is recognised by his peers and clients as one of the leading experts in the field. Rudi concentrates on all aspects of international trade policy with an emphasis on trade defence instruments within the framework of WTO. He represented countless clients in trade remedy proceedings before the EU institutions and other major investigating authorities worldwide. As the client's individual economic situation with regards production and sales has a major impact and is the main decisive aspect of the outcome of trade defence investigations, Rudi focuses on a detailed structural analysis of the client's specific situation. This unique skill allows him to develop the best individually tailored legal strategy based upon the results of such analysis and gives him the opportunity to assist his clients in an accurate preparation of detailed replies to the investigating authorities' inquiries and offer them expert assistance throughout the entire course of the proceeding.
John is a dynamic, entrepreneurial CEO with 29 years of commodity risk & trading management and investment banking success. He is a strategic thinker with an accomplished academic record, including an award-winning MBA from the University of Oxford. John has readied 4 businesses for IPO / exchange listing (NASDAQ, ASX, BSE) and RTOs (LSE, ASX). He is widely travelled, an experienced public speaker, and published author in steel supply chain risk management. Over the past 25 years John has managed US$ 0.5-1.5 billion enterprises in Europe & Middle East with franchises in Africa, India, US & China. He is the architect and author of the world’s most successful commodity derivatives contract; Trades $50bn daily. John has held sales and procurement executive positions in sectors such as oil & gas, automotive, power, packaging, logistics, and construction. John has a strong Middle East metals supply chain heritage and a 25 years resident in UAE with extensive understanding of regional risk.
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