Sajid Koyiloth, the visionary Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Ahlan Foodpreneurs, is a Commerce graduate from Madras University, drawing from extensive experience in the food and hospitality industry, including his family's successful venture, Hotel Zum Zum, established in 1969. With an unwavering passion for culinary excellence, he founded Ahlan Foodpreneurs in 2008, leading its growth into a multi-brand company with 20+ outlets across South India. Sajid's relentless commitment to upholding the highest standards of hygiene, quality, and innovation propels the company's continued success in the dynamic food industry.
Jafar Ali is a dynamic and experienced business leader with over 18 years of expertise in the food industry. As the Executive Director and Chief Development Officer (CCO) at Ahlan Foodpreneurs, he plays a crucial role in shaping the company's vision and strategy. Jafar holds an MBA degree from Madras University and has previously served in top management positions at India Infoline (IIL). With a proven track record in public relations, contract negotiations, and business expansion planning, Jafar is a valuable asset to the company. He brings a unique blend of creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking to drive Ahlan Foodpreneurs towards success.
With 19 years of experience in the food industry, Sajeer Koyiloth is the Executive Director and CFO of Ahlan Foodpreneurs. As a commerce graduate from Calicut University, Sajeer has previously managed the family business, Hotel Zum Zum, for several years. He possesses a wealth of expertise in financial management, departmental coordination, and vendor management, and is highly skilled in practical execution. A technical genius and skilled moderator, Sajeer plays a vital role in driving the growth and success of the company.
Shamseer Koyiloth is a seasoned business entrepreneur with 18 years of experience in the food industry. He is an MBA graduate from Madras University and has previously worked as a top marketing officer at IndiaMart Intermesh Ltd. Shamseer's core strengths lie in team delegation, manpower management, and strategic development and execution. As Chief Operating Officer at Ahlan Foodpreneurs, Shamseer is instrumental in driving operational excellence and ensuring the company's continued success.
With a career spanning over 28 years, Gopalakrishnan is an experienced hospitality professional who began his journey in the star hotel industry in 1993. He has worked in various capacities in top hotels across Chennai, Bangalore, and other major cities. In 2009, he joined Ahlan Foodpreneurs and has since played a crucial role in the company's operations and growth. As General Manager, Gopalakrishnan oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality service.
Chef Muhammed is the Executive Chef of Ahlan Foodpreneurs, with 29 years of culinary expertise. Having displayed his culinary mastery in UAE and Saudi Arabia, Chef Muhammed has been constantly pushing boundaries, giving traditional dishes an interesting twist. He is an expert in Indian, Chinese, Tandoor, Arabian, and Continental cuisines, creating culinary masterpieces that are both delicious and beautifully presented. Chef Muhammed's unique signature as an international multi-cuisine chef is evident in all his creations. He also values staff management and prioritizes caring for his team, making him a respected leader in the industry.