A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the nimblest go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realising that all along they are being directed from behind.

Nelson Mandela

Dr. Harshad Mehta - Founder

Dr. Harshad Mehta has over 50 years of global experience in the diamond and jewellery industry and is recognised as a veteran in the trade. Former Chairman of  the Dubai Diamond Exchange, Dr. Mehta has also been consistently voted among the top 20 most powerful Indians in the Gulf region. He won the ‘Global Indian of the Year’ award for his outstanding contribution in taking Indian gems and jewellery industry to the world, at the 13th annual Retail Jeweller India Awards 2017. Dr Mehta embodies the 7Cs Group’s seven core values that inspire and guide all aspects of the group’s functioning.

  • Mr. Rihen Mehta - Chairman

    Mr. Rihen Mehta is a young visionary with a penchant for creating businesses that deliver consistent results. He brings to the table innovative ideas and strategies to keep pace with a growing and challenging market. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group and the Dubai Diamond Exchange. Mr Mehta was featured in Forbes Middle East’s list of Top Indian Leaders 2017: The Next Generation and was also the finalist in the category ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Age 40 and below) for the JNA Awards 2017.
  • Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi - Non-Executive Director

    Dr. Matrooshi has held many key positions in government organisations including the Department of Economic Development, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Civil Aviation, to name a few. He is currently the Executive Vice President of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and serves on its board. He also serves on various other boards and committees such as the Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing, the Agency Committee in the Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Trade, UAE Banking Institute, Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA), and the Department of Economic Development.
  • Mr. Fahad Khoory - Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Fahad Mohammed Mir Hashem Khoory has a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai. In 1994, prior to his graduation, Mr. Khoory began his training to manage diverse businesses in his family establishment. After completing his degree, he joined the Dubai Civil Aviation Finance Team. Mr. Fahad now leads over 20 companies, including firms in the trading, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, transportation, technical consulting and food & beverage sectors.
  • Mr. BS Vadivelu - Executive Director

    A senior C level executive having experience over 25 years in strategic business development as well as global manufacturing and trading operations across diverse Asian, European, Middle Eastern, and American markets. His core strength is the proven ability to deliver team-driven, goal-focused financial and operational excellence and adding value in any setting. He has specialized in turning around floundering operations, building business models, boosting revenues, capturing market share, and building united and motivated management teams, despite all challenges.
  • Mr. Keshav PT - Executive Director

    With over 27 years in management and consulting within diverse industries, Mr. Keshav is a key member of the Executive Board that oversees and manages the businesses across the 7Cs Group. Additionally, he is responsible for Legal & Compliance, Real estate investment and the Construction Material business. His diverse background allows him to think differently, covering all aspects of operations, thus maximizing returns for the Group.
  • Mr. MK Moorthi - Director

    A senior professional with over 25 years in manufacturing, operations, supply chain management and human resource management, Mr. Moorthi is responsible for creating a high-performance work environment within the 7Cs Group. A skillful architect in framing human resource development systems, he also drives them with great conviction and commitment. He manages and develops key talent within the organisation through coaching and mentoring, thereby creating strong succession within the organisation.
  • Mrs. Deepika Mehta - Director

    Being a visual communication professional, Mrs. Deepika Mehta brings her creative and innovative approach to the company. She spearheads the Corporate Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility departments of the company and oversees public relations and events, branding, strategic marketing as well as charitable activities of the group’s businesses.