Delegate Profile

Mr MOHMED AHMED SEEDAT
GROUP CHAIRMAN
MELCOME GROUP OF COMPANIES
Zambia
 
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Consultancy, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Information and Communication Technology, Manufacturing
Personal Profile
I AM A GROUP CHAIRMAN WHO HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR A LOT OF YEARS IN THE FOLLOWING FIELDS, PHARMACEUTICAL, WITH COMPANIES LIKE AL SHIFA Pharmaceuticals limited DANYAN ENGINEERING LIMITED, PLASTIC MANUFACTURING PLANT, WATER AND MEDICINE MANUFACTURING PLANT CALLED pHARMANOVA, MTECH LIMITED, MOBILE FACILITIES COMPANY, SEEBRO LIMITED DEALING IN IMPORTATION OF STATIONARY, RAW MATERIALS,LOTIONS ETC,DIGITAL VENTURE SOLUTIONS LIMITED, DEALING IN ICT AND DIGITAL EQUIPMENTS,MELCOME INDUSTRIES LIMITED A FIRM THAT DEALS IN PLASTIC MANUFACTURING. I am a TRUSTEE OF MAKENI ISLAMIC SOCIETY, VICE- MANAGING TRUSTEE OF DARUL-ULOOM OF ZAMBIA. I love watching football and other outdoor games, i enjoy game viewing, travelling with family. I am into charity, that sponsoring the less privileged schools and collage going students.
Company Profile
Group Companies: • Pharmanova (Zambia) Ltd., • Seebro International Trading Agencies Ltd., • Melcome Industries Ltd., • Danyan Engineering Co. Ltd., • IMS Management Services Ltd., • Digital Venture Solutions Zambia Limited. • M Mobile telecommunication ( z ) ltd., PHARMANOVA (Z) LTD PHARMANOVA (Z) LTD has been in existence since 1980 and was acquired by the Melcome Group of Companies in 1990. Pharmanova (Z) Ltd is a leading, registered pharmaceutical manufacturing company producing high quality pharmaceutical products locally. Its manufacturing segment essentially manufactures popular household products such as: PANADO: CAFEMOL: DREWS LIVER SALT; NOVAFEN and a host of other ethical medicines in Tablets, Liquids and Capsules dosage forms. Pharmanova (Z) Ltd is privileged to be part of, and under the umbrella of the Melcome Group of Companies – a multifaceted, multi-national multi-disciplined and vibrant organisation, extending the tentacles of our diverse operations into MALAWI and ZIMBABWE with similar categorised operations, representing our overall group asset structure in extent of USD-$ 15 Million. In the privileged position that we find ourselves in of being a market leader in ZAMBIA, in the popular brands of pharmaceutical products that we manufacture, we can proudly boast of our state of the art manufacturing plant with GMP ( Good Manufacturing Practice ) comprising of modern, new plant and machinery with stringent Quality Control facilities conforming to GMP as outlined by WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ( WHO ) requirements, thus enabling us to manufacture and cater for the extensive, country’s pharmaceutical needs. In our perpetual quest to encompass our VISION, which is to make the country self sufficient, Pharmanova (Z) Ltd has diversified into producing an extensive range of Baby Care Products and consequently have launched our NOVA CARE Division, essentially producing products like Nova Care Baby Oil; Body Lotion, Baby Shampoo, Baby Bath, Cocoa Butter, Hand & Body Lotion, Evening Primrose Face & Body Lotion. Our expansion plans, having identified the growth patterns in the ethical products, invariably include product expansion which we have positively embarked upon. In the wake of positive developments, we will shortly be introducing several new products in the market as phased introductions : - NOVIDAR ( Sulfadoxine + Pyrimethamine ) - NOVADERM (Clotrimazole) – Antifungal Powder - NOVALYN COUGH SYRUP - ORS - MELDOL Our overall objective is to redefine our business model, ostensibly to identify a product mix of manufacturing activity and the marketing of products from reputed pharmaceutical companies from INDIA & EUROPE. Bound within the parameters of this business model and to acquiesce prudent market norms, Pharmanova (Z) Ltd has already engaged in bilateral agreements with major Pharmaceutical companies in INDIA to market their comprehensive range of branded products in Zambia. Under specific, bilateral arrangements these companies would appoint their own representatives who will co-ordinate their activities with the company’s proficient Marketing Department, ably supported by a fully fledged Sales Team servicing an extensive network in and around the country. This will inevitably signify and register a comprehensive presence in the industry. Our highly motivated Marketing Department

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