Our Team

Shaya Shamszadeh

Payman Zahedi

Chairman and one of the key promoters of the Group who is graduated in the United Kingdom, to his credentials, an MBA from Iran as well as training in International Negotiation, International Trade and WTO Regulations from Athens University , Greece.

Entrepreneur & Venture Capitalist with 18 years experience in food manufacturing and setting up nationwide FMCG distribution systems, creating Retail concepts and launching outlets in FMCG, Perfume, Cosmetics and Fashion.

Extensive experience in product launch in developing market, brand identity and protection. Direct experience in commercial property development and real estate investment. Hands on Experienced in System setup and system auditing.

Specialties:
System set-up and Auditing
LEAD AUDITOR ISO9001;2000
Setting up retail operations
International Negotiation
Legal and contractual reviewing
Real estate and Commercial Law

Payman Zahedi

Payman Zahedi

Managing Director of UDA International, graduated in Industrial Engineering in Tehran, with a solid background as Systems Analyst in the Ministry of Power in Iran. Mr. Zahedi established “RSS” management consulting company in 1997 managing and implementing management system based on international standards for over 43 companies in Iran and the UAE in the fields of:

Automotive industry
Food Stuff manufacturing
Retail chain stores
Shipping Lines
Logistics and supply chain Management
FMCG distribution
Marine and offshore industry
Chemical and paint industry
IT

Audit experiences;
Oil & Gas Industry
Medical Devices
Marine and Offshore
Automotive Industry
Food Stuff Manufacturing
Logistic and Distribution

International Certificates;
LEAD AUDITOR ISO9001;2000
LEAD AUDITOR ISO14001;1996
TEAM LEADER AUDITOR OHSAS;18001
TEAM LEADER AUDITOR QS;9000
TEAM LEADER AUDITOR HACCP

Ardavan Biglari

Payman Zahedi

Managing Director of Hiland , Graduated in Micro Biology from Tehran , with a solid back ground in Distribution and retail operation. Mr.
Bigraly started his career in FMCG Distribution in 1997 and joined Hiland as Managing Director in 2001. He has expertise in setting up retail operation , purchase and procurement, marketing and human resource.