Annamalai Annamalai

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • June 16, 2022

Looking for a challenge and grow with opportunities drawing on strengths in Business Development/Marketing - where I can utilize my life experiences as well as my interpersonal skills and manage territories efficiently.

  Employment      History









ü  Jan 2018 – Till Now: Working as Head of Trading in CAPE COMMODITIES FZE, UAE.


ü  Sourcing of Flat products from India, UAE & China & export and supply in ME.

ü  Customer touch-points

§  Develop key direct customer relationship with a long-term business interest for commodity grades of steel

§  Identify potential customer for customers solutions – Pre-finance, open terms business management, additional customer solutions

§  Develop a robust sales market for Steel positions

§  Back to back higher-grade steel trading business

ü  Have a robust position trading strategy for commodity products like GI, HRC, PPGI.

ü  Develop newer suppliers for our Global non-Chinese steel business

ü  Develop newer markets – GCC

ü  Currently single person handing all of these markets including trading, operations

ü  Responsible for all aspects of an order, including resolution of claims and collection of receivables.


ü  May, 2016 – Dec 2017: Employed as Senior Trading Manager/Head of Branch in Smart Timing Steel LTD, DUBAI Branch.


           Duties & Responsibilities:


ü  Shared responsibility taking positions of Flat & Long products for ME & GCC markets.

ü  Carrying out the company’s brand name to the GCC market.

ü  Established & Maintaining customer base and end-users for Flat (GI, HRP/HRS/HRC & PPGI).

ü  Involvement in all business, from taking orders to execution to claim resolution.

ü  Strong product knowledge of Flats & Long products.

ü  Currently heading Dubai branch operations, and trying to develop the market share with 2 traders.



             Achievements: . Have developed new market for HRC in Oman.

                                                         . Have developed market for new products CRGO, EG in UAE & Oman.   


ü  Jan, 2011 to April 2016: Employed as Manager Sales in SAMSUNG C& T CORPORATION, DUBAI - UAE.

           Duties & Responsibilities:


ü  To respond quickly and efficiently to all in-coming sales enquiries

ü  Sourcing of Sections form Bahrain -SULB, UAE- ESI & export and supply in ME.

ü  Product knowledge of HRC, GI, GO, PPGI, CR, STS, Sections & carbon steel products.

ü  Have increased the sales volume of CR, GI, and PPGI from 13,000MT to 30,000MT per annum in UAE market.

ü  Expanded CR, CRFH & GI sales in Jordan Market & HRP in Bahrain Market.

ü  Understanding of cost and profitability

ü  Responsible for all aspects of an order, including resolution of claims and collection of receivables.

ü  Detailed knowledge of steel trading – finished products and steel raw materials across Middle East.

ü  Develop and enhance existing customer base (product/ region) and market steel products strategically and profitably, preferably to end user accounts.



          Achievements: .Has increased the sales volume for the year 2015 up to 136,000MT

                                     . Has expanded new marked for HRP, GI, PPGI & CRGO.


ü  Jan 2008 – Nov 2010: Employed as Relationship Officer/Credit analisest in RAK BANK – (Retail Banking) Abu Dhabi, UAE.


           Duties & Responsibilities:


ü  Generate the Monthly Reports, MIS, and YDT for the team.

ü  Recommending Creative selling techniques based on market and Product knowledge.

ü  Audit customer documents/application and suggests the credit limits.

ü  Managing and mentoring a team of sales executives Sales Applications.

ü  Maintain the good relationship with the new and existing customers.

ü  Resolving the customers enquires and assists the customers.

ü  Coordinate with the team members and customers.

ü  Listing of new companies for capturing new business for the bank.

ü  Opening accounts to facilitate the existing Customers.

ü  Having good relationship with the Listed Companies.

ü  Coordinating with the Team to achieve their Targets.

ü  Mentoring and auditing the applications for the team members.


          Achievements:  Received an award of best performer of the month of Sep-2008 for an outstanding performer of the month.


ü  Feb 2006 – Dec 2007: Employed as Customs Operations Executive in Ahmed Bin Rashid Port & Customs, Umm Al Quwain, U.A.E.


           Duties & Responsibilities:


ü  Reviewing and auditing documents to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance.

ü  Build-up good relationship with the Customers/Companies.

ü  Providing good costumer services to Customers/Companies.

ü  Clearances of bill of entries through E-Clearance.

ü  Clearances of Cargos.

ü  Taking Duty Exemption for the Client through online.

ü  Preparation of All kind of Bill of entries.

ü  Dealing with Operational workers.

ü  Responsible for the Admission, Inventory control, Reconciliation.

ü  Calculating of Duties for the Cargos and the Clients.

ü  Responsible for the admission, inventory control, reconciliation.

ü  Coordinating with other departments and reconciliation of Duties and charges.

ü  Arranging the travel tickets for the staffs.



        Achievements:  Setting up new process for the clearances of cargo.

Setting up new system of inventory control system.





B. Com             Madura Collage, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.        2005

MBA                Madurai Kamaraj University, ( Under going )


 Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

ü  Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision are essential.

ü  Strong command of Microsoft Office Applications like MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PP.

ü  Strong interpersonal skill team player.

ü  Gathers and analyses information skillfully.

ü  Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

ü  Ability to work in teams and to portray strong management skills at all levels of an organization

ü  Eye for detail.

ü  Proactive and independent, Professional and Ethical

ü   Strong verbal skill and the ability to communicate professionally. Personal  Details

Date of Birth              : 06th November 1984

Gender                        : Male

Nationality                 : Indian

Marital Status              : Married

Linguistic Abilities    : English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam.

Passport Details         : Z2699119, DOI - 14/05/2014, DOE – 13/05/2024.

Driving License          : Valid U.A.E Driving License.


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