Mr. Bijan Lotfalian is the Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of ISTA. Previously, Mr. Lotfalian was Executive Vice President and Executive Chairman of JALICE from its foundation to January 2012 and now he is still one of the major shareholders of JALICE. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and has more than 30 years of valuable experience in furniture industry.
Mr. Bahaeddin Heidari is the managing director. Previously, Mr. Heidari was managing director of JALICE and he is still one of the major shareholders. He is responsible for the external matters of ISTA: business relationships, government outreach and also advising the CEO on policy and business issues. He has more than 35 years of experience in furniture industry.
Mr. Reza Nikravesh is the programming director. He is also a wood engineer and has more than 15 years of experience in his field. He is responsible for everything to be just on time! Prior to joining ISTA, he was the programming director of JALICE.