Management

Khaitan Holdings is all about people with diverse ideas and passion for serving, for going the extra mile and striving to exceed expectations. It's the professionals who form a part of our team that set Khaitan Holdings apart. In addition to our committed top management, Khaitan Holdings is supported by specialized experts in all areas.


The professionals working for, and associated with the Group firm are highly trained, experienced and have in depth knowledge of business processes, locally and around the world. We, at Khaitan Holdings, have a dedicated team of professionals for running the diversified business we have invested in and believe in giving them the required environment in order to ensure they perform to the best of their ability.

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Gilles Sayer has over 25 years of professional experience with France’s most prestigious banks. Starting his career with BNP, Gilles set up the Singapore Commodity Finance desk, and subsequently led the Banque INDOSUEZ Singapore Commodity Finance desk.


He later became the Managing Director and Global Head of Structured Commodity Finance with Crédit Agricole CIB. He directly led deal teams, winning mandates in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Central Asia, to raise debt on pre-export and borrowing base structures for producers, processors and traders.


Gilles has recently been spearheading the Essar commodity trading initiative, now with Riverdale no longer under Essar. Gilles is CEO of Riverdale Commodities SA.

Mr. Gilles Sayer

CEO, Trading Business