Executive Team

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

Salmeen Obaid Alameri

Chief Executive Officer

Salmeen Obaid Alameri is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Silal since January 2022, where he is responsible for driving the strategic growth of the company and achieving its operational target objectives. With more than 20 years of experience in managing companies within key economic sectors, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to support the efforts aiming to sustainably secure food for our present and future generat...Read More


Nadeem Choudry

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Nadeem Choudry is the Chief Corporate Development Officer of Silal and spearheads the strategy formulation and execution within the company, to drive and deliver on Silal’s mandate. He has over twenty years of experience in strategic planning, M&A and investment management, and is an expert in the regional agriculture and food sector. Nadeem joined Silal in 2020 and brings to Silal a detailed understanding of the...Read More


Humaid Ahmed AlRumaithi

Chief Administration Officer

Humaid AlRumaithi is the Chief Administration Officer of Silal, and he is responsible for overseeing the departments: Human Capital, Government Affairs, General Services, Procurement, Marketing and Corporate Communications. Al Rumaithi holds an Executive MBA in Strategic management and Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Management from Higher Colleges of Technologies, Abu Dhabi. Al Rumaithi joined Silal in 2...Read More


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 food...Read More


Jerome Carle

Chief Financial Officer

Jerome Carle is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Silal, where he is responsible for ensuring proper financial planning, accounting, reporting and treasury management. He also ensures alignment to the organisational strategy to drive financial compliance and efficiency across operations. Carle holds a Master’s degree in Economy and Management from the Bordeaux Business School in France, completed by Executive Edu...Read More

Muharrem Galip Onar

Chief Digital Officer

Muharrem Galip Onar is the Chief Digital Officer, Technology Sector, of Silal. He is responsible for driving the organisation forward by bringing to life Silal’s digitalisation and technology agenda to ensure growth, and productivity. Onar holds a B.S. degree in Computer Technology Information Systems from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. Onar joined Silal in June 2022 and plays a principal role in defining and...Read More

Sérgio Sousa

Chief Commercial Officer

Sérgio Sousa is the Chief Commercial Officer of Silal since November 2022 and plays an important role in achieving the company’s commercial objectives. Sérgio holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Escola Superior de Gestão – Santarém, Portugal. Sérgio previously spent 17 years at H.J. Heinz Company, where he held senior positions, including Chairman – Heinz Japan Ltd; Chairman, Preside...Read More