Yureka Traders never failed to support and celebrate its employees. We are a team of young, dynamic and passionate people with years of experience in the trading field. Our team is our asset and greatest strength. We take this chance to manifest the complete profile of our team members.
(late) SELVAM NALLUSAMY
(late) SELVAM NALLUSAMY
Founder, YUREKA TRADERS
Selvam is a founder of Yureka Traders. He was born in Namakkal, India on October 24, 1965. He started his career working as a laborer at a small restaurant in Namakkal. Then he learned painting and became a painter for Lorries and houses. Due to his hard work and dedication, within a few years, he started his own painting workshop in Namakkal. He grew his business by employing more skilled people and earned many valuable customers. So he had been popularly recognized as “Painter Selvam” by everyone in the town. In the year 1989, he entered into the lorry transport business and started SRI THIRUMALAI TRANSPORT. Due to his sincere efforts and honesty in the business, he became a very successful businessman in lorry transport sector too, which eventually earned him seven lorries in very few years, that include four Trailers and three Taurus lorries. He ran the transport business successfully for almost 30 years from which he gained remarkable knowledge and business contacts in the domestic trading business. His confidence in himself has motivated him to enter into global trading business. So he started YUREKA TRADERS in September 2017 and became the proprietor. Unfortunately, we lost him in a deadly accident occurred in March 2018. His demise is a huge deprivation for this organization financially as well as emotionally. With his blessings and guidance, the company was taken over by his son Mr. Elango and he believes that our founder’s mission will be achieved. All the credits that the organization earns go to our beloved founder.
“A formulae to become successful in any business is to be fair and smart. If you are sincere and dedicated to what you do, it will be definitely paid off”.
– Selvam, Founder, YUREKA TRADERS.
Chairman & ceo
Chairman & CEO, YUREKA TRADERS
Elango is a beloved son of our founder. He is a Chairman & CEO of Yureka Traders. He was born in Namakkal, India on June 23, 1991. From early childhood, he was fond of his father’s business and grew his desire to become a businessman like his father. He finished his Bachelor’s studies in Mechanical Engineering at Adhiparasakthi Engg., college in India in the year 2012. Then he wanted to pursue his higher studies abroad, so he moved to Germany and started his Master’s studies in Computational Mechanics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany in 2013. During his Master’s program, he developed his expertise in Finite Element (FE) simulations which motivated him to become a scientific researcher. He then started working as a Ph.D. researcher at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands since November 2016. He also holds a Ph.D. researcher position at TNO, a research institute in The Hague, The Netherlands. His research concerned developing a numerical model to simulate the nonlinear propagation of Elastic waves in a solid material using INCS method. He is been doing the numerical work at TU-Delft and experimental validation works at TNO, The Netherlands.
Despite being a researcher, he never lost his passion to become a businessman, so he constantly made his contributions to his father’s business in India. Once Yureka Traders was floated in 2017, he played a major role in bringing business orders from Europe through his networks, developing strategies and making business plans. After his father’s loss in 2018, the company was taken over by him and he effectively became a Chairman & CEO of our Organization. Since then he has been bringing several changes within the organization, proposed new business models, recruited smart people and expanding the network worldwide, mainly in Europe. His passion and dedication towards the business will drive the company to reach its service to every part of the world. His ultimate goal is to uphold his father’s reputation and make YUREKA TRADERS, a giant in global trading.
“A good businessman can see business in everything. If you don’t get opportunities, create one”.
– Elango Selvam, Chairman & CEO, Yureka Traders
Vice-Chairman & COO, YUREKA TRADERS
Kanagaraj is a son-in-law of our founder, was born in Namakkal, India on June 01, 1983. He obtained his degree in Economics at Arignar Anna Arts college, Namakkal in 2002. He began his career as a sales representative in Amway India Enterprises (P) Ltd in 2002 and also did part-time jobs at workshops, tea producing company, etc., and gained a lot of experience in diverse fields. In the year 2004, he joined his brother, Mr. Ramesh Selvaraj’s New Kamakshi Transport Company, India to help his business and became a co-owner of the company. The company started to grow big in a short time and supplied lorries and heavy trucks to the companies all over India. From the extensive business contacts they made throughout the country over these years, they found RK brothers transport in 2015 and Kanagaraj became an active partner of the company. Since then RK brothers transport has been supplying its lorries to several manufacturing companies and carrying the goods throughout India. Later, in 2016, RK brothers logistics Pvt. Ltd was found aiming at booking bulk loads in giant manufacturing companies and transport the consignments all over the country. From all these incredible experiences, Kanagaraj emerged as a renowned transporter and a domestic trader in the country.
After our founder’s demise, Kanagaraj became a Vice-Chairman and COO of Yureka Traders and controlling the business in India. His role includes monitoring all the operational activities, arrange semi-annual meetings with Directors and executive board members, and lead the board meetings during the Chairman’s absence and report the same to the Chairman. He will make sure that the company operations flow smoothly and beneficially. His experience and knowledge in the trading business is a remarkable asset for the organization.
Business Advisor, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA
Ramesh is a brother-in-law of our founder. He was born in Namakkal, India on December 02, 1976. He started his career working as a staff at Tamil Nadu Transport Company in Belgaum, India in 1993. His excellent social skills and strong relationships with clients and lorry owners, motivated him to start his own business. So, he started Namakkal Roadlines in Belgaum in the year 1995 and became a sole proprietor of the company. He ran the business successfully for several years and later in 2001, he moved to Nashik, Maharashtra and started New Kamakshi Transport Company. After his brother joined him in the business, the company became more profitable than ever and expanded the business in several locations. Due to his hard work and sincerity, he became very popular among the transporters and traders all over the country. This motivated him to start RK Brothers Transport in 2015 and later RK Brothers Logistics Pvt. Ltd in 2016 along with his brother, Kanagaraj. He has been proving his excellence in transport and trading sectors for the past 25 years.
As a Business Advisor of Yureka Traders, he has been showing a genuine interest in supporting the organization and using his own experiences across a range of business operations. He provides constant advice on the selection of products and suppliers in the business. His in-depth knowledge in trading helps the organization in choosing the right suppliers and bringing in new business contacts.
Director, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA
Krishna was born in Namakkal, India on March 14, 1991. He received his Diploma in Software Engineering from Bharath Polytechnic in 2011, then he finished his Bachelor’s studies in Computer Software Engineering at Karpagam University, India in 2014. After his college, he joined Abdent Technologies, in Chennai and worked as a Desktop Support Engineer for 2 years. In 2016, he started working at IBM, Bangalore as a Technical support engineer. He has excellent software skills and sound knowledge in skills related to various computer aspects. He developed his expertise especially in Digital Marketing which plays a key role in the company’s development.
Krishna comes from a family that ran the transport business for more than 20 years. So, he always made his contributions on his brother Mr. Saravanan’s business in planning strategies, contacting companies, marketing etc., When Yureka Traders was floated in 2017, he joined the company as a Marketing Manager and System Engineer. He helped the business in several ways like contacting and visiting suppliers, product coordination, organizing transportation, promoting the company in social media, financial planning, etc., Due to his sincerity and dedication towards the business, he has been promoted as a Director of the company in India in June 2018. Since then he is in charge of the management of the company’s business flow and monitors the day to day operations of the company. As a director, he oversees staff functions, human resources, finance, and strategy, also responsible for major business functions and reports the same to our CEO & COO. He is also responsible for making the strategic plans, digital marketing and ensuring that the company meets its statutory obligations. Apart from this, he plays role in binding the company by entering into deals and contracts with the suppliers to build the trust and healthy business relationship with our suppliers.
REGIONAL MANAGER, INDIA
Regional Manager, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA
Sathish was born in Namakkal, India on April 5, 1989. He is a current Regional Manager of Yureka Traders in India. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Chartered Accountant in 2009. Then he pursued his MBA in Finance and Marketing at SRM University, India in 2011. He started his career working as a Finance Analyst at Standard Chartered, Chennai in 2011. In the year 2013, he started working in Barclays Shared Services, Chennai in the Payments Management sector. Then he joined Deutsche Bank of India in 2014 as a Senior Analyst and worked in Global messaging operations. Later, he became a team leader and led the team in various managerial and process-oriented operations. He bears excellent proficiency at managing and leading teams for the successful running of process operations, the experience of developing strategies, service standards for business excellence.
He joined Yureka Traders in 2018 and took a challenging role as a Regional Manager. His role includes the financial planning, choosing the right suppliers, making business deals and contracts, coordinate and evaluate staffs performance and report the same to the Director regularly. He is responsible for building and maintaining a harmonious and long-lasting mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers. He possesses excellent social skills that include the ability to communicate, motivate, lead and coordinate effectively the activities and efforts of the staff members. He is also responsible for conducting quarterly meetings with the CEO, COO, Director, and other board members to evaluate the company’s performance and bringing in new ideas to achieve the organization’s goals. The company believes in his managerial abilities that will help run the competitive business in the global market successfully.
PRODUCT MANAGER, INDIA
Product Manager, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA
Karthi was born in Namakkal, India on May 05, 1992. He is one of our employee with a great passion towards trading. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. He comes from a family with an agricultural business which involves producing the agro-products, trading and marketing it, making deals etc., that interested him at childhood itself. So while doing his college, he spent much time in analyzing interesting products that can be traded. He also attended few Import/Export training courses that motivated him more into this business. After his college, he joined TATA Motors company, India in 2014, as a Service Consultant. Then in 2015, he started working in ROYAL ENFIELD company, as a Customer Relationship Manager and accomplished many challenging tasks in the company. So, in 2016, he received EAGLE AWARD for continuous achievements of targets and also promoted as a Service Manager. He started SS AGENCIES in India, in 2017 and doing a small business within and around the town by supplying a few innovative products. Over these years, he gained an immense knowledge of many products produced in India.
Yureka Traders recruited Karthi as a Product Manager on May 2018, considering his incredible product knowledge. He is mainly responsible for analyzing the innovative and best products in the aspect of quality and cost in the market. He is also responsible for contacting and visiting suppliers, checking the product quality and report the same to our Regional Manager and Director for further dealings. He also makes his contributions to products developments such as procuring the best product, creating the design, developing the product or service, transportation of products and its right packaging. Yureka Traders as an Import/Export company believes that his knowledge in a wide range of products is much needed for the company’s successful business.
REGIONAL MANAGER, SAUDI ARABIA
Regional Manager, YUREKA TRADERS, SAUDI ARABIA
Selvam is our Regional Manager for Saudi Arabia’s branch. He was born on November 25, 1989, in Nagapattinam, India. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering in the year 2012. He started his career at ALPS Engineering as Graduate Engineer Trainee in the year 2012. Then he moved to Saudi Arabia to explore the technology advancements in the country and joined Universal Technical Co. Ltd, Saudi Arabia in 2013 as a Technical Manager. He worked in this company for 6 years and developed excellent managing skills in the technical field. His role includes assigning tasks to his team, managing products/materials, coordinating the company’s transportation, cargoes handling, overseeing technical issues related to machinery, monitoring advance technologies in the market.
Yureka Traders was impressed with his managing skill along with his outstanding technical knowledge. So he became a part of Yureka Traders as a Regional Manager in June 2018. Since then, he has been managing the company’s branch in Saudi Arabia. He takes responsibility to manage the entire business operations in this branch. His role includes creating business connections with companies, contacting the suppliers, managing orders, convey the order details to our Indian branch for exporting, monitor digital marketing in this area, etc., He is obliged to report our CEO & the Director regularly. He also takes part in the company’s board meetings that happen every 6 months in India. Yureka Traders believes that he got an upper hand in the Organization’s smooth business flow in Saudi Arabia.
REGIONAL MANAGER, KUWAIT
Regional Manager, YUREKA TRADERS, Kuwait
Wilson is acting as our Regional Manager for Kuwait branch. He was born on March 4, 1991, in Karaikudi, India. He finished B.E., Mechanical Engineering in the year 2012. He started his career at URC Constructions, Chennai, India in 2012, as Quality control Engineer for the metro rail project. His main role in this company is quality checking of materials, material integrity analysis such as non-destructive Testing, laser testing, etc., He joined Agnice Fire Protection Pvt. ltd., Chennai in the year 2015 as a Project Engineering (Head) where he manages various site works, human resources and quality control department. During these years, he developed his expertise in critical analysis of the products quality, make right judgments on products integrity and proved his excellence in many occasions. In addition to that, he has excellent managing skills to organize team activities, lead the team, make strategies for the successful business, manage the day to day activities of the company, etc.,
Yureka Traders recognized his outstanding skills in quality control and business management along with a good technical knowledge. So he had been appointed as our Regional Manager for Kuwait branch in July 2018. Since then, he manages the entire business operations in Kuwait. His role includes creating business connections with companies, contacting the suppliers, managing orders, convey the order details to our Indian branch for exporting, monitor digital marketing in this area, etc., He is obliged to report our CEO & the Director regularly. He also takes part in the company’s board meetings that happen every six months in India. Yureka Traders believes that he got an upper hand in the Organization’s smooth business flow in Kuwait.
Transport Manager, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA
Raj Kumar was born in Namakkal, India on June 24, 1980. Raj Kumar is acting as a transport manager of the Yureka group of companies that comprises Yureka Traders, Sri Thirumalai Transport company, and RK Brothers Transports. He started his career at an age of 18 as a lorry cleaner and developed his skills in the transport field. He then became a driver and later a lorry owner in a few years. Later in the year 2014, he became the transport manager of Yureka group of companies. He has almost 20 years of experience in the transport field which the company values as a great asset for the prosperous business.
As a transport manager of Yureka Traders, he plays a vital role in managing the transportation of goods/products complaint with the suppliers. He is in charge of setting up drivers, regulating the routes, maintaining transport costs involved, loading goods from the company and delivering the same in port at the right time. He ensures that the subordinate staff follows his plan to help the company in providing efficient transportation services in terms of cost and time. It is the responsibility of transport manager to coordinate staff training on a timely basis to ensure that the drivers are conversant with all the federal and local traffic regulations. His prudent and in-depth knowledge in the field will increase the company’s profitability by choosing optimized transportation methods.
Fieldwork staff, YUREKA TRADERS, INDIA.
Kumaresan was born in Chennai, India on September 19, 1989. He started his career as an Accountant at TAC logistics in 2008. Then in 2010 started working in ICICI bank as a document verification officer for 1 year. He joined Margadarsi Chits Pvt. Ltd. as a Development officer in the year 2011 and committed to dealing with customers. From these experiences, he developed excellent customer approach skills and sound knowledge in the marketing field. He bears excellent proficiency in dealing with customers efficiently. He has a proven ability to work in a team environment whilst being resourceful, self-directed and self-motivated.
Yureka Traders believed in his potential and appointed him as a field-work staff in May 2018. His role includes managing all sort of field works, contacting and visiting suppliers, bridging a strong relationship between the suppliers and the company’s management. He is also responsible for conducting the marketing activities in specific regions and also developing marketing strategies for the company, compliant with market trends and demands.