Metworld is a corporate powerhouse with a dominant presence in trading, manufacturing and recycling sectors. Led by a team of experienced and young entrepreneurs, the company’s success has been scripted by its conviction to innovate, enhance capabilities with sustainable practices and enrich lives to ensure that it stays true.

We aspire to achieve business excellence through:
•   Entrepreneurship and innovation
•   Optimum utilization of resources
•   Sustainable environment friendly practices
•   Highest ethics and standards
•   Maximizing returns to stakeholders
•   Sustained positive impact on the communities we touch




Naveen Gupta

Founder Chairman

A driving force, both on the personal and professional front, Naveen Gupta has worked tirelessly for the last 40 years to build a legacy which stands high and tall today with a small trading company that was handed over to him by his father at a very young age.

An honest, dependable and incredibly hard working, Mr. Gupta is undoubtedly a truly valuable asset to the organization. Beyond that, he is an impressive planner, mentor and strategic advisor who is always results-oriented.

His knowledge of commodity trading and expertise in stringent negotiations has always been a large advantage to any decision-making within the company. His skillsets have been very unique and vital for the overall growth of the company.

As a dedicated and knowledgeable piece to the puzzle, he makes it possible to impart a great sense of creativity and resilience to the working environment within the company. He has worked diligently to identify opportunities, define parameters, improve processes, highlight accomplishments, and reward talent.

With his relentless motivation and in-depth knowledge of business economics, Mr. Gupta brings a wealth of knowledge into the growth and prosperity of the organization. He continues to be on the advisory board and paves the way forward to achieve the short term and long term vision of the organization.

A post graduate from Cardiff University UK with Masters in International Business, Nitesh is an entrepreneur, director, leader, and a visionary with over 12 years of experience across diverse industries in Africa and Middle East. With diverse knowledge and hands-on experience in Metals, Plastics, Chemicals, Agro Commodities, Pharmaceuticals, F&B to name a few, as well as overlooking the sales, marketing, finance, operations and new business development, he has solidified his position in the business and has had a proven track record of his accomplishments within all the industries he is involved in.

For the past 3 years, Nitesh has spearheaded the operations of the businesses in Africa, simplifying processes, eliminating bottlenecks while being an inspiration amongst the workforce to enhance the overall productivity and morale concurrently. He has proven himself to be resilient, dedicated and a strategic thinker. His level of detail to any given task is exemplary backed up by excellent execution and strong leadership. A great networking professional with excellent interpersonal skills, he has been very successful at one-to-one negotiations with vendors, contractors, government officials, partners and more. With his vision, it is imminent that the group of companies that he oversees shall witness a tremendous growth potential in the distant future.

Nitesh Gupta

Managing Director Manufacturing

Ankit Gupta

Managing Director Trading

Having pursued a Master’s degree in finance from Warwick University in the U.K., Ankit has had the opportunity to join the family business and turn it into a multi-faceted business within a very short span.

Along with his undeniable talent and professionalism, Ankit has always been in the forefront of all trading and financial negotiations. He is undeniably a true team player and always manages to foster positive discussions and brings the best out of his employees.

Whether it’s defining internal processes or meeting corporate targets, Ankit has the drive to accomplish any given challenges and to carve out the best possible outcome for the group. His passion for assessing and crunching numbers, as well as setting out guidelines and effective communication between all departments makes him one of the most important individuals in the day-to-day running of the company.

A true perfectionist and always following the best practices, Ankit has always been innovative in improving sales and the overall efficiency of the business processes. He multitasks effectively and is able to handle a high-volume workload. Ankit’s team-player mind-set, enthusiastic embrace of change, and ability to work with unwavering commitment has received tremendous acknowledgment within the team.

Organized and skilful with attention to detail, Ankit constantly strives to acquire knowledge and to improve his outstanding level of service, professionalism and follow-through.

Nitin is a hard-working, top-performing management professional. He is an energetic, young and charismatic individual having graduated as a management major from the UK. He strives to understand and apply his skills in day-to-day operations. He is always prompt and insightful with his work.

He is highly intelligent and has good analytical skills. Over the years, he has constantly demonstrated his ability to come to a detailed understanding of different cultures while traveling across the world and has successfully adapted to a lifestyle and culture completely different to his. He has met every challenge, deadline and goal presented and tackled every problem with perseverance and ease.

He showed a remarkable capacity for breaking large issues into manageable segments. His innovative ideas and solutions increased the company's profits and improved efficiency.

Nitin has both been admired and respected as a manager and a team leader for his work ethics, and has consistently demonstrated his ability to rise to any challenge that he faces in the operational aspect of the company. He is an outstanding individual with a strong character. His ability to produce impressive results on complex projects while paying great attention to detail without compromising the quality has topped his presence as a manager and leader within the organization. His devotion to the business and bringing specific skill sets valuable to the company is inspiring and worthy of commendation.

He is well equipped to grow from challenges that he is presented with. He would be an extremely positive addition to any organization.

Nitin Sharma


Ambuj Nautiyal

Director, Operations & Communications

Ambuj Nautiyal brings significant communication and operations experience of over two decades. A Journalism graduate from the University of Delhi, Ambuj has vast experience in the field of communications with leading media houses and news outlets in India.

Ambuj has held senior executive positions throughout his career and has demonstrated expertise in implementing strategies for enhancing corporate image and building a strong brand preference. He has rich experience in working with Government, Non-Government and Corporate stakeholders. In addition, he has a thorough understanding of practices, theories, and policies involved in business and finance.

Ambuj leads the communications and operations department at Metworld, encompassing evaluating the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and applying improvement strategies, and marketing communications, and is responsible for operational execution on a global level. He is recognized for his leadership skills in go-to-communication strategies.


Metworld has been catering to the needs of its clients for decades to emerge as the leader in the scrap recycling industry. Beginning with a focus on the trading in all kinds of non-ferrous and ferrous metals including industrial and obsolete scrap, we have been consistently diversifying to meet the expectations of our clients. From offering consumer goods for households to providing industrial supplies, Metworld has taken newer strides in serving its clients better.



Metworld has a combined capacity of processing 2,50,000 Tons steel per year. The operations are located in different locations in Africa.

State of the art technology is used to manufacture various steel products. These include: Rebars, Garters, Angle, Channel, I Beam, Nails, Binding wires and Welding rods.

The group is in the process of adding another 60,000 ton per year capacity to the portfolio.


Metworld through Met Togo oil is recycling, processing, blending and bottling lubricants in West Africa. At the moment the group is processing 2.5 million liters of Oil per year into different consumer and industrial products like Engine Oil, Gear Oil, Hydraulic Oil, Clutch Oil & Industrial Oil. The group is adding another processing capacity of 7.5 million liters in its portfolio soon.


Metworld group has a running capacity of handling & smelting 60,000 tons of lead per year and manufacturing Re-melted Ingots and Refined Lead ingots through its state-of-the-art units in Africa.


Metworld manufactures Aluminum alloy ingots in West Africa which is supplied to leading Auto manufacturers across globe.


Metworld is also engaged in processing, recycling, granuling & injection molding of plastic and production of Polypropylene (PP), High Density polyethylene (HDP) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)


Metworld group has been a pioneer in metal scrap trading for more than 7 decades.

The group has a combined capacity of handling, processing and exportation of 50,000 tons of non-ferrous metal scrap/year. The group has yards in all major African countries.

Metworld is also engaged in processing and exporting of 300,000 tons of Agri products per year. Raw Soya (Non-GMO) and Raw Cashew form a major part of the groups Agro trading arm.


Through its hospitality venture, Innovative Food Concepts, Metworld operates Indian by Nature, an Indian fine dine restaurant in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

The restaurant spread over 4 different dining areas is well established name amongst the food lovers of Abidjan.

IFC is soon adding a beachside club lounge to its portfolio.


Metworld operates in Ivory Coast media spectrum through its subsidiary, CDML. The company publishes PepeSoupe, a French language newspaper covering the length and breadth of the country.

The company also operates digital version of the newspaper which has a dominant presence in the Ivorian media industry. Other than publishing, CDML also owns “Miss 2.0” title which has become one of the most followed and acclaimed beauty pageant of Ivory Coast


Metworld operates in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector through its associate company Magbro.


Since 2006, is engaged in manufacturing of generic drugs with over 100 formulations under its portfolio.

The pharma division supplies pharmaceutical, category SOP and OTC and nutraceutical products. Our clients consists of hospitals, clinics, retirement structures, pharmacies, Para pharmacies, specialized distributors and e-commerce.


With the rise in industrialization, the industries also face severe environmental and societal constraints. Businesses would, thus, need to play a much larger role in addressing the sustainability challenges in transitioning the world into a circular and low-carbon economy.

Metworld has been an ardent advocate and practitioner of sustainable development since its inception and is fully committed to improve its sustainability performance and make a positive impact on the society.

We aim to incorporate sustainability into our businesses by strengthening our economic, social, environmental, human and governance pillars and mitigating the impact of our operations.

We understand that climate change is one of the most pressing problems that is being felt across the globe. It is our constant endeavor to manage climate-related risks and reduce our carbon emissions.

We strive to build a strong and lasting relationship with our stakeholders, make investments to mitigate the effects that our operations have on the environment and incorporate transparency and accountability into our management policies and decisions. It promotes and supports the sustainable development of our businesses in the communities and countries we operate in. At the heart of our sustainability strategy lies embedding sustainability practices into our work, our people, the communities that we are a part of.


At Metworld, we believe in holistic and 360-degree socio-economic growth of the communities we work in. Metworld Foundation has been consciously operating in a framework that has been instrumental in developing a system which is productive to the community needs.

One of the key aims of the foundation is to nurture and educate young minds so that they become the foundation of a robust society.

Metworld Foundation through its various programs is improving the quality of education in the ecosystems we work. Our educational initiatives are based on the vision that learning is a lifelong process. Our activities include programs like promoting school enrolment to provide financial assistance to meritorious students to pursue their goals.


Since 2017, Metworld has been associated with La Maison du potier, an orphanage in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Our aid program is based on 2 verticals; school education and development.

We assist in school registration in monetary and school supplies for 75 children. Also, we participate in holistic development of the students by organizing cultural and extracurricular activities. We also support the orphanage in event of any medical emergency.

Metworld has also from time to time been associated with various cultural activities children organizations in Bassam and other places.


Our vision is to create a benchmark of excellence in industry by adopting best of recycling solutions and winning the trust of our global clients through the optimal utilization of various resources.


Our mission is to cater to the diversified needs of our clients and provide them with best and cost-effective sustainable solutions through a service approach based on honesty, high quality and excellence.



Production of 250,000 Tonnes/Year for Steel Manufacturing



Turnover of 300,000 Tonnes/Year of various Agro-commodities



Turnover of 10,000,000 Litres/Year for Oil Recycling



Total smelting capacity of 60,000 Tonnes/Year of Lead



Turnover of 50,000 Tonnes/Year for Non-Ferrous Metals



Total Strength is 2,000 employees within the group



15 Factories & counting ranging from Pharmaceutical, Oil to various Steel Products



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Experience: 0 - 4 years
Location: Dubai

Executive - Business Development
Experience: 0 - 4 years
Location: Dubai U.A.E.


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P.O. Box - 66642, Dubai, U.A.E.

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