Samana has an inspiring team of leaders who stand as the backbone of its growth. Holding up the concept of “Focus on growth, nurture opportunities believing in goodness of humanity”
Team SAMANA has assembled world-class talent across its verticals to ensure a strong talent pipeline to meet the needs of the growing businesses
Mr CP Moosa Haji is an outstanding personality having long years of experience in jewellery and real estate, he runs 9 mega showrooms of Apollo Gold across Kerala and Qatar.
Group Managing Director
Mr. O.M.A. Rasheed is an eloquent orator, a well-networked leader and an amiable partner. He has been serving Samana since the year 2000 when he donned the mantle of the founder and Managing Director of Samana Business Establishment Pvt. Ltd. In 2016, he became Chairman and Managing Director of Samana Global Business Group.
Group Executive Director
An aspiring young entrepreneur who believes in passion and hard work, Mr. Sabith Koramba embarked on his business journey at a really young age. He focused on construction in India and abroad and spent several years in the Gulf before returning home to be a part of Samana. He plays a pivotal role in leading Samana into the next decade.
Popularly known as Ummer Musliyar, who contributes to the spiritual and moral values of the team from within. He began his journey as a spiritual leader and his experience and conviction provides the group with it's core values from the sharia principles as well as the inner strength to operate for the goodness of humanity. His trustworthiness and acceptance among people helped the organization in abig way through the initial stages of itsgrowth.
Director - Marketing & Business Development
Mr Thajmal Hussain KM is a well established business promoter with trusted long years of experience in retail sector as well as in the field of hospitality. He is an MBA Graduate from Madrass University, completed his graduation from Aligrah Muslim Univerity. Served as Managing Director till 2007 at Henna Textiles and Fashion Center Private Limited, Executive director for 2 years at Hotel Apollo Dimora, Trivandrum, he had worked for various magazines and newspapers, He is currently heading Samana Business Group as Executive Director - Group Marketing & Business Development. He leads the team as head of Marketing responsibilities which includes developing plans to help establish the brand, allocating resources to different projects and setting short-term and long-term department goals.
Senior Director - Corporate
A business leader with proven expertise in Engineering Construction and Infrastructure development areas, Mr. Sudheesh has an in-depth understanding of strategic skills required in the contract structuring and management under Cash Contracting and PPP model. He has proven credentials in developing business infrastructure, financial management & resources for start-up/diversification ventures as well as sound goverance frameworks.
Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Sameer has years of experience and specialization in arbitration, trust related matters, management advice, business and management consultancy. He provides his advisory services on various aspects of business collaboration and corporate social responsibility in various industries and service sectors.
Chief Executive Officer-Infrastructure Division
Mr Prasad Kartha is an accomplished professional with 26 plus years of comprehensive large-scale management and engineering experience in diversified areas, excellent knowledge in international contract management systems including FIDIC & JTC, Extensive international experience including assignments in Brunei, Bahrain, India, And Dubai.
Chief Operating Officer - Hospitality Division
Mr. Vinay Nair is a senior hospitality professional with over 18 years of extensive experience in opening, pre-opening, rebranding and hospitality operations across his career. He has worked with esteemed global brands.
Mr. Raziq Ahmed is a Self-motivated, qualified Fellow Chartered Accountant who has good experience in accounting, auditing, direct & indirect Taxation. Apart from the same Mr. Raziq has expert knowledge in Service Tax and has individually handled various projects of renowned companies. His expertise in consultancy and thorough knowledge in thesubject has made him a proficient in handling any related matters with ease and comfort.
Mr. E C Muhammed is a Retired Deputy Collector and Additional District Magistrate joined Apollo Builders in 2006 after 36 years of his reputed service. He has been a great motivation for Apollo Group and Samana Group for entering into innovative business domains. Mr. E C Muhammed joined Samana Business Group in 2017 and is in charge of Samana Health Care Services being an Associate Director for the group.
Executive Director - Information Technology
Innovator and entrepreneur with 11+ years in Software development /Business Analysis/ Data Analysis/pre-sale demos /Marketing /Sales/business leadership. Experienced in all aspects of business formation, operation, finance, and management. Visionary product developer with deep education in research and analytics. Effective communicator and motivator who identifies and leverages assets in teammates to reach organizational goals. Relentless optimist who believes there is no failure, only feedback.
Mr. P.P. Abdulla is a senior banker with exposure in corporate banking and risk management. In all, he brings in 40 years of experience. His first assignment was with Citibank, UAE where, over a period of time, he rose to the coveted position of Vice President and Head of Corporate Banking, a position he held for many years. In 1998, Mr. Abdulla decided to move in to Islamic Banking when he joined Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). He is a founding member of ADIB and has been associated with the Bank from the initial days to establishing ADIB as one of the top Islamic banks in the Gulf region.
Dr. Tawfiq is a reputed professional and businessmen from KSA with a Phd in Economics from Washington University, USA. Dr. Tawfiq is also a Certified Public Accountant and also a Legal Arbitrator certified by the Ministry of Justice, Saudi Arabia. His business entities are actively engaged in providing various businesses and services including but not limited to promoting new business ventures internationally.
Mr Sajan brings in a rich experience of 22 years across different industries – spanning over 7 years in the Paint Industry (Asian Paints and ICI Dulux Paints), 10 years in Life Insurance across Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra (ICICI Prudential, AVIVA and Max Life Insurance), 4 years in Real Estate as Vice President- Sales and Marketing in firms like India Homes, Jones Land Laselle and Anarock and 1 year in setting up a new e-commerce platform for an online cab provider in Karnataka as AVP & Regional Manager. He is a meticulous business professional with an entrepreneurial mind set. An expert in building a team from scratch; he is focussed on profitability, consistency & longevity of the brand through people hiring, development and micro management. He is a science graduate from Calicut University & and also an Aptech computer graduate from Bengaluru.
Dr Yash Paul Bhatia is a 40 years plus experienced well-known expert in the field of hospital planningand management. With more than 50 healthcare organizations in to hiscredit; including medical colleges, super specialty andmultispecialty hospitalsacross India and abroad from Concept to Commissioning.He was the Chairman of National Task Force which resulted in to constitution and launchof NABH in India. and roles accreditation Committee and Board Member of NABH.served on Advisory Board of Joint Commission International (JCI) USA,
Horticulture and Agriculture
Mr. Rajmohan, with more than 37 years of experience is one of the stalwarts of this organization. He achieved a Biotechnology National Associateship from National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (1991). In the following years, he got Biotechnology Overseas Training from University of Minnesota, USA. In 2002, he fetched the opportunity to be Visiting Researcher at Plant Science Division, University of Nottingham, UK. He has climbed the ladder of success serving many reputed posts like Member of the Expert Committee: Government of Kerala, for establishing a Biotechnology Centre and Model Floriculture Centre under the State Department of Agriculture, Expert: High Level Committee, Government of Kerala for High-tech Agriculture and Member: Committee of the Government of Kerala for Commercial Floriculture Scheme. In 2019 he became the Nodal Officer for Kerala State: National Certification System for Tissue Culture Plants.
Dr. Ramkumar who hails from a traditional Ayurveda family, has beenoccupied in education and strengthening Ayurveda his entireprofessional life. He is the founder and Director of Punarnava Ayurveda institute, Director of Ayurvedic Trust in Coimbatore, Executive Director of Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, Member in Ayushman Ayurvedic Trust,Dr. Ramkumar has given numerous presentations and held extensive workshops on Ayurvedato groups of patients, doctors, professionals, including the University of Virginia (USA),Columbia University (USA), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (USA), World Economic Forum (India),Young Professionals Organization (Kenya), and others in Italy, Sweden, Malaysia, and Australia.
20 plus years of Her experience spans across industries such asManufacturing, Advisory Services, IT, Infrastructure sectors in HumanResources. She has also anchored research for HR related matters fromIndia, for the Syndicated Research Group, a Research Advisory Service,serving Fortune 500 companies in the USA.