SUMMARY

 

Dr. Siddeek Ahmed is the Managing Director of Eram Group, which is apowerh use in Industrial Contracting, Project Management Solutions, Automotive, Health Care, Travel, IT, Manufacturing, Power Electronics, Trading, Floor Covering, Product representation & other commercial services.

Dr. Siddeek leads one of the region's most diverse conglomerates, with over 40 plus entities spread across 16 countries. He is credited with key business promotion initiatives in the Kingdom of India, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom Of Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Italy, Kuwait, South Korea, Malaysia, USA, Oman, Thailand, China, Tanzania and Philippines.

He is also a philanthropist, and treats this facet of his life just as passionately. He supports several charity initiatives in partnership with Governments, Trusts, NGOs and individuals besides his own projects.

Dr. Siddeek hails from the Indian state of Kerala and is blissfully married to Mrs. Nushaiba.They have three children; two daughters, Rizana Mariyam & Rizwi Mariyam, and a son, Rizwan Ahmed.

 

MD PROFILE

 

Dr. Siddeek has over twenty five years of experience in business and contractual activities, and has always encouraged excellence in varied enterprises like services, research & development, manufacturing, trading and industrial contracting. His local and global experience gives him a multi-fold perspective that lends integrity and pragmatism to everything he undertakes.

His expertise lies in directing, managing and dealing with complex business models and initiatives, which stand sturdy on his foundation of years of proven merit in the capacity of Chairman, Executive Director and Managing Director at Eram and ITL Group.

 

SKILL SETS

 

Dr. Siddeek Ahmed possesses a strong and palpable set of skills which has not only enabled him to sustain the company he runs today, but also drives his teams to mirror the same qualities in their performance. Since he is at the top of the pyramid, he is the company's torch-bearer; all eyes turn to him for direction.

His customer relationship management enables the business to provide an enhanced customer experience, which in turn retains customers and attracts new ones too. He meets with customers and articulates customer needs, challenges and business goals. His ability to pitch and close is a lesson for all to imbibe from, as he secures strategic alliances with his negotiations with head honchos of organizations.

Being authentic in today's corporate world is akin to being honorable. He hires strong management teams and supports their decisions. His motto of team building is 360-degree listening - to those on ground, to those in research and to those in other departments. He has time and again transformed struggling enterprises into profit making establishments.

He constantly reinvents himself and the way he runs his businesses to stay tuned with the ever evolving market scenario.

 

ERAM JOURNEY

 

The Eram Group is a diverse business conglomerate that has carved a niche in industries like Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Power, Water, IT, Healthcare, Travel, Automotive and more.

Here are the positions he has held with the Group.

Managing Director of Group Companies

  • ITL World
  • Eram Engineering
  • ESS Arabia
  • Eram International
  • Eram Scientific Solutions
  • Arabian Power Electronics Company (APEC)
  • Eram Motors
  • Eram Infotech
  • Eram Holidays
  • ITL Contracting Co. Ltd
  • Eram Hitech Engineering
  • Eram Property Network
  • Eram Aluminium
  • Eram Trading
  • Eram Automotive
  • Eram Asacon
  • Eram Industrial Services
  • International Trade Links
  • Choice Caterers
  • ARK Trading & Contracting
  • Hydrofit Arabian Equipment Co.
  • Hydrofit Trading Est
  • Dar As Sihha Medical Centre
  • Eram Agnice
  • E printing
  • Eram Rover
  • Eram Floors
  • Euro
  • Eram Animation Lab
  • ERAM Rubber (Reclaim)
  • Eram Group Ltd
  • Eram Business Solutions (ASME business association)
  • Eram Galleria
  • SAS Arabia General Services
  • Eram Marine Services
  • Mariyumma Memorial International School (MMIS)
  • Eram Academy
  • Eram Omnex
  • Data Semantics
  • Eram Holding BVI
  • Foodco Company
  • India
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kingdom Of Bahrain
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Kuwait
  • South Korea
  • Malaysia
  • USA
  • Oman
  • Thailand
  • China
  • Tanzania
  • Philippines

HERE ARE THE POSITIONS HE HAS HELD WITH ERAM AFFILIATES:

 
  • Director - Lush grove Resorts (P) Ltd, Kerala, India
  • Director - K V M Plaza (P) Ltd. Kerala, India
  • Managing Director - Green court Builders & Developers (P) Ltd; Kerala, India
  • Director / Promoter - www.zeztate.com
 

HERE ARE THE POSITIONS HE HAS HELD WITH GOVERNMENT OF KERALA INITIATIVES:

 
  • Director - Infrastructure Kerala Ltd. (INKEL)
  • Director - INKEL-KINFRA Infrastructure Projects Limited
  • Director - Cheraman Financial services Ltd
  • Director - Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC)
  • Member - State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) Government of Kerala
 

OTHER POSITIONS HELD:

 
  • Honorary member - Gandhi Square Trust, Florida USA
  • Member - World Economic Forum (WEF)
  • President – Kozhikode District Foot Ball Association ( KDFA )
  • Advisory board member - Malayalee Friends Group Global
  • Chairman - Palakkad Business Group (PBG) in UAE
  • Directorship in Various Regional Media including TV channels
  • Member - Lions Club International
  • Chairman – Competition committee , Kerala Football association
 

HONORARY DOCTORATE

 

2012 was a particularly special and humbling year for Mr. Siddeek Ahmed, as he was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate, recognizing his social and philanthropist activities and business excellence. This has only inspired and motivated him to keep the momentum going, and aim for bigger and better deeds.

 

PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITIES

 

My contribution to society is something that I have learnt from my parents. They have always been soft and generous to people's sufferings and what I do today is what I have seen growing up. It's an irreplaceable part of my life. - Dr. Siddeek Ahmed

Social and Philanthropic activities are considered to be part of the objectives of the Group, be it in India or in the Middle East.

Dr. Siddeek Ahmed is associated with AH Foundation, a Charitable Trust established in Kerala, India with the objective of empowering those who are socially and financially destitute.

He is also the chief patron of We Care Association, a charitable organization conceived to help the needy in the Middle East and India.

 

The Eram Group is also financially supporting:

  • Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum for its various Charity initiatives.
  • Daya Rehabilitation Trust, Vadakara for Cancer Patients food and medicine supports.
  • Lions clubs, Rotary Clubs, Blood Donation Camps in association with King Fahd Specialist hospital Dammam, KSA and many others.

Dr. Siddeek is of the firm belief that charity does not end in mere funding or donations. He is highly active himself and also supports businesses and entrepreneurs who can make a positive impact on people's lives and selflessly cater to the needs of society at large.

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

Here is a list of awards that merely begin to define what Dr. Siddeek stands for:

  • International Humanitarian Award- 2016 'in recognition of his contributions to enhance the quality of life of fellow human beings. It was presented in the International Interfaith Harmony Conference, jointly organized by Department of National Unity and Integration, Prime Minister's Department, Malaysia; International Islamic University Malaysia; Ma'din Academy, India. This prestigious humanitarian award and International Interfaith conference were part of United Nations International Interfaith Harmony Week initiative, which was proclaimed by UN General Assembly and specially observed to unite religious believers and faith groups around the world.
  • NIB Business Ikon 2016 award being organized jointly by the Ernakulam Press Club and the Public Relation Council of India (PRCI), Kerala Chapter.
  • Global Business Leadership Award 2016 from National Institute of Personal Management ( NIPM )
  • Safaigiri – Toilet Titan 'Award in 2015 instituted by 'India Today Group' in the light of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The award was received from the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi.
  • PV Swami Memorial Industrial – Socio – Cultural award in 2015 .
  • Brand Icon Award for Social Enterprises category from Times Group - Times of India in 2015.
  • 'NRI Businessman of the Year Award' for the outstanding contributions of the year 2014, from Dhanam Business Magazine.
  • Bravery & Enterpreneur Award for the most diversified conglomerate & top entrepreneur of India 2015 .
  • Kesari Smaraka Journalist Trust Award 2015 .
  • Global business excellence award received from Chief Minister of Kerala on 10th May 2015 .
  • Top Indian Business Leader in Arab World 2015 by Forbes ME Ranked 16th ( Ranked as 17th in 2014 )
  • Keraleeyam Business Excellence Award, in 2013 by Global Kerala Initiative. Presented by Chief Minister of Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram Press club.
  • Malabar Fest Award in 2013 for excellence in Business excellence and Social commitment, instituted by Malabar cultural Centre, received from Central Minister K.C. Venugopal on 27th January 2013.
  • Global Excellence award by Indo Arab Confederation Council, Mumbai in July 2013.
  • A.P. Aslam Award in 2012 for exemplary work in the area of Social Welfare instituted by KSHEMA Foundation from Janab E. Ahmed, Minister of State for External Affairs & Human Resource Development.
  • Shihab Thangal Smaraka Award in 2012 from Janab E. Ahmed, Minister of state for External Affairs & Human Resource Development for Community Services .
  • Vallapara Mohammed Kunhi Memorial Award in 2012 for his humanitarian services to the community, from the Overseas Indian Cultural Congress.
  • SION AWARD in 2012, by SION Media, Kuwait, for Excellence in the field of Business and Charitable Services.
  • Business Excellence Award in 2012, from WMC in Dallas, Texas.
  • Pazhassi Raja Business Excellency Award in 2011 from the Governor of Maharashtra, Shankara Narayanan.
  • Honorary Member of the Gandhi Square Movement.
  • Vayalar Ramavarma Award  for the film Veeraputhran by ITL productions .
  • Smart Business man award initiated by Mr. Shaffi Parambil MLA.
  • Dr. Siddeek's Research & Development Company, Eram Scientific Solution's product Delight (E-Toilet) was conferred many prestigious awards.
  • International Human Rights Award.
 

BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION ASSOCIATING WITH ERAM SCIENTIFIC

 

Eram Scientific, under the leadership of Dr. Siddeek has seen much recognition for its work in the field of community hygiene and sanitation. Recently, the company received the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant worth INR 3crores for The Reinvent the Toilet Challenge. Eram Scientific Solutions along with Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation will utilize this grant for conducting research on maintaining toilet hygiene, ensuring non-depletion of water resources and energy conservation solutions. Eram is the only company from India and Asia, and one in the four organizations worldwide to have secured this internationally acclaimed grant award this year.

Some of the awards won by the Eram Scientific are:

  • Skoch award - India's best 2013
  • Reinvent The Toilet Challenge, Round 2 Grantee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Navkriti 2012, by National institute of Industrial Engineering, India
  • TiE50 Awards 2012, Top Start Up, Life Sciences category
  • Innovative Enterprise, Manufacturing Leadership 100 Awards 2012
  • Sankalp-Artha Grand Prize Winner for the most promising enterprise Year 2012
  • Sankalp Awards 2012, Water and Sanitation Sector
  • Finalist, Samsung Innovation Quotient Season 2, 2012
  • ET NOW's Pick of Sankalp
  • Winner, Technology Review Grand Challenges 2011 Program
  • Product Manufacturing, Computer Society of India (CSI) Excellence in IT Awards 2011
  • Finalist-Special Jury Reference Award, Manthan 2011
  • Innovative Technology in Public Convenience, Washroom & Beyond Honors 2011
  • Most Innovative Initiative in Public Healthcare - eWorld Public Choice Awards 2011
  • Best CSR Project 2011, PMI Award
  • India Brand Equity Foundation Innovations from India (a compilation of 24 case studies on different business innovation originating out of India, by Ministry of Commerce, Government of India in association with Confederation of Indian Industries)

Personal Website

Website: www.siddeekahmed.com

 
 
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