Hariharan Laxminarayan

Mr. H Laxminarayan (Laxmi) works as Associate Manager for M/s. Emirates Global Aluminum (UAE) heading Operational Procurement for their two Aluminum Smelters and Alumina Refinery located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. He was engaged in startup of greenfield Aluminium smelter 2009-10 and new Alumina Refinery 2017-18 and establishing operational procurement. With Engineering and MBA, he has several diplomas for higher learning programs. He is a Fellow of ILM, Fellow of IIMM and Fellow of CIPS. Laxmi has 25 years hands on experience with last 15 years in leadership roles. Winner of CEO Leadership Awards in his organization, he is recipient of CIPS Best Procurement & Supply Chain Professional Award for MENA in 2015.

Mr. Laxminarayan is actively engaged in social volunteering in India UAE and Africa besides actively engaged with mentoring for over 20 Groups spread over 2000 students and professionals from Africa and Mena countries besides organizing networking, learning programs, CPO Talks and industry visits periodically. He is a recipient of CIPS CEO’s special Badge for Fellow Volunteering. He is currently Chairman of CIPS Northern Emirates Branch, Congress Member for MENA and Member of CIPS Fellows MENA Strategy Committee. Procurement & People is his passion, Enlighten, Embrace & Empower is his vision and reading is his favorite hobby.

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