Lalu Samuel is one of the leading Industrialists based in UAE. He has lived in the UAE for the last 34 years. He holds a degree in Science, with ICWAI as well as a Master in Business Administration post-graduate degree in General Management.
He is the Chairman and Managing Director for the following companies: Kingston Holdings; Rexton Technologies Middle East; Pierlite Middle East which is an Australian Multinational; GP Middle East, an Asian Multinational Public listed company in Hong Kong and Singapore; and, Glen Dimplex Middle East which is an Irish Multinational for the Middle East, Africa and Subcontinent Region. The joint ventures are formed through the investment arm of Kingston Holdings FZC.
Apart from the above, Kingston owns the brand ‘Rexton’ which is also the flagship brand of Kingston Holdings. Kingston Holdings is the single largest investor in Sharjah Airport International Freezone and this zone houses over 6000 companies. The facility is spread over a million sq. feet land area, 750,000 sq ft. built up area. It has 125,000 sq ft. manufacturing floor, 300,000 sq ft. logistics, 200,000 sq ft. office space.
Kingston Holdings operates from its most modern 750,000 sq. ft. facilities located at Saif Zone, Sharjah, and has been offering energy efficient solutions to a trade customer base since 1996. Industrial and Corporate customers include developers, architects, interior designers, consultants, contractors and dealers and distributors of electrical products across the MENA region.
It retails reputed international brands like Rexton, Pierlite, GP, Xpelair, Clipsal, Moonlighting, Austube and Schneider Electric through its chain of Highland retail stores in the UAE, and a chain of strategic distributors across the region. All stores are high end showrooms equipped with the latest technology, distributing a range of electrical, lighting, air movement, cable management and data communication product ranges.
The company has offices and manufacturing facilities all over the world, including the UK, Canada, US, India, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. He is also the chairman and MD of a number of other companies and is on the board of several other organizations.
Some of his current positions are:
Additionally, the group has won several awards such as:
Mr. Samuel also has won several awards as a Business person:
The group companies include: