Group co-Chief Executive Officer
John Hadad graduated from 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 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
He co-founded HADCO Limited in 1992 together with his brothers Robert and Joseph. John holds
the position of Group co-Chief Executive Officer at HADCO Group, a portfolio which he has shared
with his two brothers for the last 30 years. HADCO Group is a diversified conglomerate with 1000+
employees and 17 sub-companies spanning 4 countries. These 17 companies are encompassed
within 7 Divisions – Food & Beverage, Electrical & Lighting, Logistics & Services, Wine & Spirits,
Manufacturing, Recycling, and Experiences.
John was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta on March 12, 2014. 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 30,
2020. On June 15th, 2021, John was appointed as the Chairperson for the Institutional Advancement
Committee of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port-of-Spain.
He is committed to excellence, and deeply passionate about building sustainable businesses that
enrich all employees, suppliers, customers, and communities involved.