Board of Directors

Position: Chairman

Mr. Sadik was born in Deir El Kasi, Palestine in 1943. Mr. Sadik has a degree of Civil Engineering from the American University of Beirut and started his career in Saudi Arabia with the Ministry of Transportation. In 1970, with Khalaf Habtoor, he established Al Habtoor Engineering Enterprises, which, in 2007 merged with the Leighton Group to form the Habtoor Leighton Group of which Mr Riad Sadik is Chairman. Today, Mr. Sadik is involved in the hotel, construction, machinery and stone works businesses. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Palestine Studies and the Board of Trustees of the American University of Sharjah.

Position: Director and Deputy Chairman

Mr. Moshtaghi is a leading entrepreneur in the field of steel and raw materials trading. He has successfully developed a number of businesses over the past three decades. His knowledge of the iron ore market and iron ore processing will greatly enhance the board's strategic thinking as it plans for the Company's future.

Position: President and Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Chafic has over 23 years of experience in the steel and iron ore industry. He is an Engineering graduate from the American University of Beirut and holds a Master's degree from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom. Mr. Chafic is the founding member of and is currently the Managing Director of Maxsteel Industry LLC, a multi-million dollar steel fabrication in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. He is also the founding member and General Manager of Maxmine Incorporated, a company with a global presence engaged in iron ore trading and mineral mining. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Dana Steel General Trading LLC, a global steel trading company. Having been involved in the industry for the past 23 years, Mr. Chafic possesses immense knowledge of the steel and iron ore industry.

Position: Director

Mr. Demidkin has over 23 years' of experience in the steel and iron ore industry. He is a founding member of Safin Handels G.m.b.H. and is currently the President of the Safin Group, a steel trading and distribution company operating in 45 countries with a head office and financial department in Vienna, Austria. Safin also represents the interests of Otto Wolff Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H. (ThyssenKrupp) in Russia, which supplies industrial and mining equipment.

Mr. Demidkin graduated from the Moscow State University, Faculty of Law.


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