Harish Tahiliani
Managing Director & co-founder of Arab India spices

Harish Tahiliani, the Managing Director & co-founder of Arab India spices Ajman is truly an incisive corporate visionary leader who strongly believes in the inclusive growth for growth of an organization and people associated with it be it an employee or a customer or a vendor. He with his wealth of industry’s vast knowledge and experience brings out the best from his employees.

In 1994, Three decades ago Dubai was very different from what it looks now. Forget about the dazzling lights, the swanky airports, the 12-lane Sheikh Zayed road, the air-conditioned houses, cars, there was no drinking water, no telephones and no proper road. The Gulf countries GDP growth primarily relied on oil, gas and construction. In1994, when most of the entrepreneurs largely focused on this flourishing industry, Harish Tahiliani, a young businessman from India’s Gujarat state, landed in Dubai to join his family’s small Indian spices and pulses trading company Arab India Spice (AIS), set up in Sharjah Industrial Area. The compelling reason for him to grow this business and carve an Identity was community building and reform. Whilst he Could have chosen an alternative business yielding higher growth and returns.

Today purely because of his unflinching vision and unwavering commitment AIS is a global giant in the Dry Food Supply industry so much so for two consecutive years has been listed in the Top 100 companies in GCC with Forbes Middle East and Mr.Harish Tahiliani is seen as an influential leader in the region and also features among the top leaders of the business fraternity in UAE.