Executive Team

The executive team provides guidance and oversight across Silal's operations.


Torben Eskelund

Chief Operations Officer

Torben Eskelund is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Silal and he is responsible for Silal’s growth in strategic reserves, infrastructure and supply chain operations.

Eskelund holds a Higher Diploma in Commerce and Economics and a Bachelor in logistics from Aars Business School in Denmark.

Eskelund joined Silal in 2020 and played a vital role in leading and managing the supply chain in fresh and non-fresh foodstuff, infrastructure development, logistics and planning, as well as contributing to achieving Silal’s mandate in terms of managing strategic reserves.

Prior to joining Silal, Eskelund comes with more than twenty years of experience having spent fifteen years in DSV Air & Sea, five of those in the UAE, then worked with Boxgrove FZE Management Consulting, and three years in Centre Point Logistics, UAE, where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Before moving to the UAE, he worked in several different branches of DSV across the globe. Eskelund is also officer of the reserve and honorable discharged from the Royal Danish Army, where he completed officer academy training at the Royal Danish Army Logistics Academy.