Jawad Rasheed

Jawad Rasheed

Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Jawad, has been actively involved in Trading and Shipping for the Cement Industry for over 25 years, during which time he has experienced the changing trends and cycles in the international & inter-regional cement markets.

From its inception in 2005, he has been part of Holcim Trading, initially as Vice President, and thereafter as Chief Operating Officer in charge of Global Trading from 2010 until he left the Group in 2012.

Chiranjeev  brings  a background  spanning 23 years in International Sales & Marketing, of which 17 years are in the Cement Industry.

From 1996 to 2005, he was core to the Exports division of Grasim Cements India (Ultratech) before joining Holcim Trading in Dubai in 2006, where he last held the position of VP Trading for the Middle East, East Africa and Sub-continental region.

Chiranjeev Punja

Chiranjeev Punja

General Manager - Trading
Parveen Hameeda Rasheed

Parveen Hameeda Rasheed

General Manager - Shipping

Parveen has a background of over 15 Years in Shipping and Dry Bulk Cargo Chartering and is a Post Graduate in Maritime Law Studies (Lloyd’s Maritime, London).
As Chartering Manager in Holcim Trading Dubai, she was instrumental in the creation of the Shipping department.

She presently heads the Shipping department at Cem Asia Trading.

R.P., has been in the Indian cement industry for over 17 years of which for over 14 years he has been strongly associated with Saurashtra & Sidhee Cement initially
as Vice President – Marketing and Exports and thereafter as Director – Marketing and Exports.

Prior to joining Cem Asia Trading, Mr. Singh has been with Sanghi Cement as a Consultant.

Ragive Pal Singh

Ragive Pal Singh

Consultant (India)
Pablo Hidalgo

Pablo Hidalgo

Advisor and Board member

Pablo with over 20 years experience in the Cement Industry has held prominent roles in the development and management of international industrial operations in the Middle East, and Africa.

This includes an 18 year tenure with Holcim Trading holding successive senior management roles such as Managing Director of Holcim Grinding Mills & Cement Terminals – Middle East & West Africa , CFO Holcim Trading & CEO Grinding Mills Holcim Nicaragua. Presently he holds the position of CEO Societe des Ciment’s d’Enfida (part of Cementos Portland Valderrivas) .

Salman brings with him over 9 years Trading experience in the Cement Industry.

Having worked out of Holcim Trading offices in Singapore and Madrid, he possesses a strong and valuable cross-cultural know-how beneficial in International Cement trade.

Salman Javed

Salman Javed

Trading Manager
Althea Correia

Althea Correia

Finance Manager

Althea comes with a diverse background of over 15 years in Audit and Finance arena, having spent the last 10 years within the Cement Industry.

With Masters in Accounting & Audit and additional focus on Advanced Treasury Systems, she was last heading the Treasury Department at Holcim Trading Dubai, before joining the Cem Asia team.

Mujeeb has spent over two decades involved with logistical operations, including cargo mobilization and handling, and has
worked at Holcim for 9 years, last holding the position as Asst. Manager(Logistics).

His extensive experience is a notable asset in ensuring efficiency, economy and technical control for Cem Asia Trading’s logistical operations and services.

Syed Mujeebuddin

Syed Mujeebuddin

Manager - Operations & Logistics