Management Team

Meet Our People

HADCO Group of Companies is led by highly driven industry leaders with a passion for building sustainable businesses. The vision, creativity and dedication of our Group co-Chief Executive Officers coupled with a dynamic and experienced Executive Management Team with key strengths in innovation, finance, human resources, information technology, accounting and management has resulted in the continuous evolution and growth of the Group.

Group co-Chief Executive Officers

John Hadad

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

Robert Hadad

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Hadad

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

Executive Management

Adelle Pulchan

General Manager – HADCO Limited – Electrical & Lighting Division

Albert Stewart

Group Chief Learning Officer

Lily Akien

Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Rachel Persad

Group Chief Financial Officer

Reisha Ramcharitar-Rambaran

Group Chief Financial Controller

Sunil Persad

Group Chief Information Officer
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John Hadad - BSc. (Eng.) MAPE

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

John Hadad graduated from the Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Physics. His career began at Schlumberger International in 1985 in the position of Wire Logging Engineer which he held for five years. He gained added hands-on experience in the Manufacturing Sector as he embarked on the leadership role at a local manufacturer during the period 1990-1992.

John co-founded HADCO Limited in 1992 and has served as Group co-Chief Executive Officer since then. He has been a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers in Trinidad and Tobago since 1991. On March 12th, 2014, John was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta. He completed the Owner/President Management Program from the Harvard Business School in 2016 and was appointed to the Board of Directors of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited on October 30th, 2020.

Robert Hadad BSc. (Acc.)

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

Robert Hadad graduated from the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Just before graduating in 1988, he landed his first job as an Auditor at the well-known company, KPMG Corporate Finance Limited.

Robert co-founded HADCO Limited in 1992 and has served as Group co-Chief Executive Officer since then. In 2017, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of The International School of Port of Spain, and in March 2020, Robert was appointed Chairman of the FIFA Normalisation Committee for Trinidad and Tobago.

Joseph Hadad - BSc. (Mgmt.)

Group co-Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Hadad graduated from the University of the West Indies – St. Augustine campus in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies. While studying, he gained valuable experience by working part time at Royal Bank Limited from 1988 – 1991.

Joseph co-founded HADCO Limited in 1992 and has served as Group co-Chief Executive Officer since then. He has been actively involved as a member of the St. Mary’s College Past Students’ Union since 1989.

Adelle Pulchan – BSc. (Mgmt.)

General Manager – HADCO Limited – Electrical & Lighting Division

Adelle Pulchan possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of London (2013). She started her career at Neal and Massy’s Electrical Industries Limited in 1995. She joined HADCO Group in November 1997 as an Industrial Projects Coordinator in HADCO Limited’s Electrical & Lighting Division. She was promoted to Special Projects Manager in April 2001. Adelle went on to open HADCO’s Industrial Electrical Branch in Pt. Lisas in 2003 and was promoted to the position of General Manager-Pt. Lisas Operations in January 2007. She was later appointed as the General Manager of HADCO Limited’s Electrical & Lighting Division in January 2016 and continues to serve in this capacity.

Albert Stewart - MBA

Group Chief Learning Officer

Albert Stewart possesses an MBA from Henley Management College (2004). He previously worked at Republic Bank Limited in the field of Information Technology. Albert joined HADCO Group in September 2004 in the position of Chief Operations Officer for two of our subsidiary companies-Custom Interiors Limited and Interior One Limited. In March 2010 he was appointed Group Chief Learning Officer and continues to serve in this position.

Lily Akien

Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Lily Akien began her career at the ANSA McAL Group of Companies in the role of IT Assistant and Financial Manager. She joined HADCO Group in September 2001 as the Business Processing Manager and was responsible for the implementation of the Traverse Accounting Software. Lily was appointed Group Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2003 and continues to serve in this position.

Rachel Persad – MBA, LLB

Group Chief Financial Officer

Rachel Persad possesses a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London (2002) and an International MBA from the UWI-Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business (2006). She began her career at First Citizens Bank Limited in July 2000, where she spent four and a half years with her last position held at the Corporate Banking Unit. She joined HADCO Group in January 2005 in the position of General Manager of Imanex Limited. Rachel was promoted in May 2007 with an additional portfolio of Group Corporate Communications Manager when she formed the Corporate Communications Department. Between May 2007 and August 2012, she played an active role in Training & Development, Health & Safety, Business Continuity Planning and implemented the Balanced Scorecard throughout the group. Rachel was later appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in September 2012 and continues to serve in this capacity.

Reisha Ramcharitar-Rambaran – MBA, FCCA, CA

Group Chief Financial Controller

Reisha Ramcharitar-Rambaran possesses a CA (2007), FCCA (2001) and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University (2006). She started her career at Baker Tilly as Audit Senior where she spent three years. Reisha joined HADCO Group in January 1999 in the position of Group Chief Financial Controller and continues to serve in this capacity.

Sunil Persad – MSc. IT, BSc.

Group Chief Information Officer

Sunil Persad possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology (2010) and a Master of Science Degree in Network and Computing Security (2015). He worked with IBM through Memory Bank Computers as a Senior Engineer. Sunil joined HADCO Group in June 2011 as Network Administrator and was later promoted to Group Information Communication & Technology Manager in January 2012. He has since been appointed Group Chief Information Officer in January 2020 and continues to serve in this position.