Rajesh Nair


General Manager
Madar Holding, Madar Steel Industries &
Madar Emirates for Building Materials L.L.C
Al Fozan Group

Rajesh Nair is from Jagathy, Thiruvananthapuram. He is a Post Graduate in Commerce and the General Manager, of Madar Emirates for Building Materials L.L.C, Al Fozan Group. Madar Emirates for Building Materials, is a subsidiary of Madar Holding, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, having a commercial license from the Government of Dubai, Department of Economic Development in 2004.

Madar Emirates for Building Materials L.L.C & Madar Steel Industries

Madar Emirates for Building Materials & Madar Steel Industries is operating in the UAE, based on ISO 9001/2008 standards, as a trader of building materials and cut and bend factory. The company is headquartered in Dubai Investment Park, and strategically centralized in Dubai to serve the UAE market and fulfil the demand in the Gulf region as well as the rest of the Middle East and North Africa. The company is equipped with 68,380 square meters of storage space, a high quality chain of supply and state of the art management information systems to serve its customers.

Founded in 2005 as a subsidiary of Madar Holding Company, Madar Emirates for Building Materials is a major trader in Wood , Steel, and Electrical Cables & Accessories. It manufactures Welded Steel Wire Mesh, Cutting & Bending of Steel Rebars. The company has warehouses at Jebel Ali Free Zone, Southern Area Dubai Investment Park. The Madar has two more subsidiaries, namely Alfozan Building Materials W.L.L in Bahrain and Madar Qatar for Building Materials in Qatar.

The Madar Holding Company was established to expand Al Fozan Group’s building materials business across the Middle East & North Africa region. In addition to the trading and manufacturing of building materials, the company is also focused on selecting suitable investment opportunities to complement the group’s current activities in the building materials industry.

Madar’s Mission & Vision

Madar aims to introduce better products and improved services to enhance the standards of industry and the well being of society. The company intends to achieve this through commitment and dedication of its team and the support of suppliers.

Vision of the company is to become a pioneer in advancing economy and community.

Madar Emirates deals with hard wood products such as

  • American Ash
  • American Cherry
  • Maple Sycamore
  • Red Oak
  • White Oak
  • Walnut
  • Teak wood
  • Mahogany
  • Wawa
  • Beech wood
  • Meranti wood
  • Okume

The company imports soft wood from Canada, Austria, Romania, Chile, Russia, Sweden and Germany. It also deals with engineered wood from various countries.

They are:

  • Film faced plywood
  • MDF
  • Ply wood
  • Blocked Board
  • Hardboard

The Steel division of the company deals with

  • Deformed steel bars (All DCL approved mills)
  • Corrugated Sheets
  • Stainless Steel Sheets
  • Aluminum Sheets
  • Tubes
  • Insulation
  • Checkered Plates
  • Hot Rolled Coils/Sheets
  • Galvanized Coils/Sheets
  • Electro Galvanized Coils/Sheets
  • Profiles (I.H.U.W)
  • Angles
  • Flat Bar
  • Square Bar
  • Round Bar

Cement – Lafarge, National, Star

Supply Chain Management

The Company has a Supply Chain Management with over 100 well trained employees working for a department that is dedicated to serve customers. Madar Emirates enhances its operation to customer satisfaction by carefully planning and tightly controlling the flow of products from suppliers to customer.

The major customers of Madar are:

  • Dubai Contracting Company (D.C.C)
  • Arabtec Construction
  • Gulf Technical Construction Company (G.T.C.C)
  • Consolidated Contractors Company (C.C.C)
  • Arabian Construction Company
  • Al Naboodah General Contracting
  • Engineering Construction Company (E.C.C)
  • Emirates Building Systems
  • Al Sahel Contracting
  • Al Jaber Industries
  • Al Farah General Contracting
  • Wade Adams Contracting
  • Middle East Foundations
  • Modern BLDG. Contr. Co.
  • Beijing Emirates international construction
  • United Engineering Construction
  • Al Mawarid General Contracting
  • Construction & Reconstruction Engineering Company
  • MS Construction
  • Al Kaitoob Building Contracting
  • Al Wathbah BLDG. Contr. Company
  • Trans Emirates Contracting

The GM in focus

Rajesh Nair is born to Sri. Vijaya Kumaran Nair, a retired LIC Employee and Late. Smt. Rajeswari Amma, a housewife. Rajesh Nair has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Accounting from University of Kerala, Trivandrum in 1993. He is the back born of Rajeswari Foundation, a charitable organisation formed in memory of his late mother. Further he took a degree in Computerized Financial Accounting (CFA) from BITS, Mumbai in March 1995. Subsequently, in April 1995 he finished his Masters degree in Commerce from Kerala University and started his career as a travel consultant with Sujina Manpower Consultancy (Eerattil Tours and Travels) Trivandrum from 1995 to 1996. In 1996 he reached Dubai to start his overseas career as an Accountant in Emirates Flight Catering, Dubai.

Mr. Rajesh Nair joined the Abela & Co. LLC in 1999 and continued there till 2003. In 2003 he was promoted to the post of Senior Accountant (Payroll) in Abela & Co. LLC. From 2005 to 2008 he was the Accounts Supervisor in Abela. He left Abela in 2008 to join as a Credit Manager in Madar Steel Industries and Madar Emirates for Building Materials. He became the Finance Manager in Madar Holding, Madar Steel Industries and Madar Emirates for Building Materials in 2013. Mr. Rajesh is the General Manager of Madar Holding, Madar Steel Industries and Madar Emirates for Building Materials from May, 2017 onwards.

Rajesh spends his leisure time with family and his interests are travelling, watching movies and reading. He is married to Sandhya, an MSc, B.Ed holder, turned to be a homemaker. The duo has two children, Navaneeth and Naina. Navaneeth is in 8th standard and Naina is in 6th standard at Our Own English School.