As the Executive Director of Trimex Industries Ltd, Pradeep Koneru is instrumental in the development of the iron ore, barite and bauxite businesses for the Trimex Group in the subcontinent.

Pradeep Koneru is the driving force behind Trimex Sands, a fully integrated complex for the extraction and separation of heavy mineral rich beach sands to produce multiple heavy minerals. Located near Srikakulam town in Andhra Pradesh in India, the world class, custom-built project is at the cutting edge of extraction, processing, and enviro-sustainability technologies.

Through his strategy of growth through diversification and forward and backward integration, Trimex Industries has enjoyed consistent growth in scale and profitability.

In recognition of his outstanding leadership and initiative in developing an innovative new business model in sands mineral mining, Pradeep was awarded the 2011 Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award from Enterprise Asia.