CV, Agri Commodity Professional With 25 years Experience

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 19694

Skills keywords: AGRI, origination, retail, trading
Short Bio:

With a MBA in International Trade from IIFT, New Delhi, Sami has a career spanning over 25 years with leading corporates (Olam International, Reliance Retail, etc) in India & abroad. In-depth knowledge of all aspects of International Trade in Foods & Agro commodities.Wdely travelled & operated in several countries of Asia, Africa & Middle East with specific stints in Nigeria, Uganda, Mozambique & Dubai.

Current location: NAMPULA, MOZAMBIQUE - View on map
Nationality: INDIAN
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management
Spoken languages: Bengali, english, Hindi
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Education & Qualifications

 MPIB (Master in International Business), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India,1988- 1990

 MBA, University of Lucknow, India1985 – 1987

 B.Sc, University of Lucknow, India,1982- 1984

 Cl XI-XII :Central School, Durgapur, W. Bengal, India1980-1982

 CL X: St. Xavier’s School, Durgapur , W. Bengal, India,1980

Career Summary

1. Sept’2011- till date
With Corredor Agro, Mozambique (

Joined as General Manager.

Promoted in November 2013 as Managing Director

Local and International Trading of Maize, soya, sesame, pulses and Cassava

2. August’2009-May’2011,
Food Concepts Plc, Lagos, Nigeria (

Designation: Head –Trading – Food Concepts Plc

Divisional MD – Food Concepts Trading & Logistics Limited.

Imports and distribution of Rice and other FMCG products – UHT Milk, Canned Sweet Corn, Tomato Paste, Frozen Chips, etc

3. May 2006 – April 2009
Reliance Retail Limited, International Business Division. New Delhi

Designation: Deputy General Manager

Imports of fresh fruits from across the Globe

4. April 2003 – May 2006
Hero Exports (part of the Hero Cycles/Hero Honda Group).

Head – Agro–commodities Division. Assistant General Manager

5. January 2002 – April 2003
KS Intertrade Corporation, India’s leading brokerage firm in Agro commodities.

Designation: Trader, Agro-commodities

6. March’2000 –December’2001
Commodities Intertrade, New Delhi &Dubai

Designation: Chief Trader, Agro-commodities

7. Sept’1994 – Oct’99,
Nigeria & Uganda

Designation: Branch coordinator /PCH/Country Head

Olam International, a leading Singapore Based MNC into Agro commodity trading/Supply Chain management In Nigeria and Uganda.

8. June’1992 – Sept’94
Reckitt & Coleman, a leading FMCG products MNC.

9. July’1990-June’92,
New Delhi & Cochin
Cimmco International (A Birla group company)

10. Oct’1986-June’1988,
Durgapur (W. Bengal)

SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd.), Management Trainee/Jr.Manager

Markets worked in:

• Lived and worked extensively across India, Dubai, Nigeria, Uganda and Mozambique

• Other markets visited: Benin, Tanzania, S. Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Muscat, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Germany, UK and Switzerland.

Products handled:

• Cotton, cashew, Sheanuts, Cocoa, Rubber, Coffee, Sesame, Maize, Soya, Soya meal , Rape seed meal, Rice, Sugar, Spices, Tea, Wheat, Cassava, Pulses

Strengths & capabilities

• Results oriented

• Strategic Vision and Agility

• Capacity Building

• Leadership and Organization

• Action Oriented

• General Management

• Other traits: Extremely methodical, disciplined, proactive, excellent time management skills, detail oriented ability to multi task and great adaptive capability in multicultural environments.