About Us

Management Team

Mr. Renu Anbalagan – Chief Operation Officer

Mr. Renu Anbalagan – Chief Operation Officer

With Bachelor degree in Mechanical and Master in Welding Engineering, Anbalagan has more than 30 years of experience in the field of fabrication and construction in Oil & Gas and Power Industry. Having spent around 20 years in the Middle East, he is exposed to business with various EPC and Oil Companies in the region. Has set-up and successfully run leading fabrication companies in Kuwait, Oman and UAE. Has extensive experience in managing multi-cultural workforce with clear vision and strategy, to succeed in business. He is customer-focused and commitment to customers is high on his agenda.

Derek Shepherd - Acting General Manager

Derek joined STSClad LLC in May 2019 as the Head of Marketing and Business Development and is a highly knowledgeable and target-oriented Senior Sales Executive with over 24 years experience in a global Oil and Gas environment.

He has gained significant experience both technically and commercially with all clad and fabricated products through his previous roles and employment experience, and excels in implementing sales strategies and key objectives for increased sales.

He has held various key positions within Sales, Operations and Production functions so has an excellent undertsanding of all key business practices and manufacturing processes within the Oil and Gas market sector for the STSClad product range.

Derek made the decision to take up this new challenging role in the UAE once he saw what he considered to be a very forward thinking company, and with the major investment and continued support that has been committed to the STSClad organisation, he also predicts with the experienced personnel on board that they will grow very quickly to become the preffered supplier of choice for our products and services in the MENA region.

Ganesh M.K – Marketing Manager

Ganesh M.K Joined STS Clad in June 2019 in the role as Marketing Manager, and brings with him a wealth of sales and marketing experience with over 26 years in the Gulf Countries working in Oil & Gas, Refinery, Power & Water, Manufacturnig and Marine Industry.

During this time Ganesh had built solid and trusted relationships with various key personnel across our market sectors, and installs trust and confidence among his client base.

He has an extensive experience with the wider market for raw material supply and undertsands the supply chains very well which will be important in helping STS Clad develop into the to the UAE and global market for our product range.

Perumal Sekaran - Head of Quality & Technical

Perumal Sekaran Joined STS Clad L.L.C in the month of January, 2019 as Quality & Technical Department manager with 37 years of hands-on experience in management and operation of heavy engineering, steel fabrication, and various plant construction projects, of oil, Gas, power, energy and other core sectors industry.

He is a result-oriented distinguished and experienced, engineering professional who has gained significant knowledge and experience in the Heavy Engineering, Fabrication of Process Equipment’s, Steel structures, Power Boilers, EPC of Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals, Weld Overlay Cladding, Plant Constructions of Power, Energy, desalination, water treatment and other core industrial and infrastructure projects.

He has held various Key positions in the management and operations of reputed large size steel fabrication and process equipment’s manufacturing companies in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and India and exposure to manufacturing of various kinds of process equipment to the Oil & Gas, process skid modules, offshore rigs, production platforms, CRA weld overlay cladding process and construction of LNG storage and regasification facilities.

He has established various corrosion resistance alloy CRA cladding and process equipment’s manufacturing facilities in various countries, like Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore & India in the past.

Ganapathy Iyer - Head of Projects

Ganapathy Iyer joined STS Clad LLC in November 2019 with over 14 years of experience in Project Management, Planning, Manufacturing, Erection and Commissioning for Refinery, Petrochemical, Offshore & Onshore Oil & Gas Projects.

He has a remarkable experience in managing Turnkey Projects related to clad and fabricated products globally,thereby ensuring adherence to the contractual delivery by setting a milestone for various activities such as Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, Inspection, Documentation and Dispatch.

His comprehensive project managment exposure to the clad products and reliable relationship with clients & vendors will be significant in the development of STS Clad in the MENA region as well as globally.