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Board of Directors Profile

Mr. Haroun Rashid

Chairman/Director

Mr. Rashid besides holding this office also serves in senior positions of several prestigious organizations. He has vast international and local experience to his credit and is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide. His extensive portfolio includes being Managing Director for ANZ Securities Asia Limited, Hong Kong and Kashmir Edible Oils Limited, Pakistan as well as Assistant Director at Grindlays Brandts Limited, London. He has held the position of Director at Financial Executives Institute, Hong Kong and Union Bank Limited, Pakistan. He has also served as the Chairman of All Pakistan Solvent Extractors Association & Governor of Lahore General Hospital.

Mr. Rashid is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, London.

Office Address: A-403, Gulberg Arcade, 38-G, Gulberg-2, Lahore, Pakistan

Mr. Nasim Beg

Vice Chairman/Director

Mr. Beg, a Fellow Member of the ICAP, is the Director of MCB-Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited, an Asset Management Company that he conceived, set up and headed as Chief Executive till June 2011. He has over forty years of experience in the business world. Mr. Beg has served as the Deputy Chief Executive of NIT, which he joined during its troubled period and played an instrumental role in its turn around and later served as the acting CEO for a few months. He has been associated on senior positions with other asset management & investment advisory companies and the automobile industry. He served as a Member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) and is a Director for several prestigious organizations.

Office Address: Arif Habib Center, 23 MT khan Road Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Saqib Saleem

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Mr. Saleem is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has over 17 years of working experience which includes 11 years of post qualification experience with leading institutions such as JS Investments Limited (formerly JS ABAMCO Limited), Habib Bank Limited and Atlas Asset Management Limited. Before joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Saleem was heading the Internal Audit Department of Atlas Asset Management Limited which includes Risk Management and Compliance. He was performing as Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary before being elevated to CEO. Mr. Saleem is a member of SECP’s Technical Committee on “Pension under National Financial Inclusion Strategy” and has been a member of Technical Committees constituted by Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan.

Head Office: 2nd Floor, Adamjee House, I.I. Chundrigar Road,Karachi, Pakistan.

Mr. Ahmed Jahangir

Director

Mr. Jahangir has a diverse experience, ranging from the textile sector to finance. He is currently the Executive Director, Head of Home Textile Business Unit at Nishat Textile Mills. Before this, he was working as the Director Marketing, Head of International Marketing of Yarn, Fabric and Home Textile Made ups. Mr. Jahangir has worked briefly in the investment banking sector as well. He joined Fidelity Investment Bank Limited in 2001, and served as a Member of the Board of Directors.

He has completed his MBA from the LUMS after receiving a BBA-Finance degree from Boston University, MA USA.

Office Address: Nishat Mills Limited, 7 Main Gulberg, Lahore.

MR. KASHIF A. HABIB

Director

Mr. Kashif A. Habib is the Chief Executive of Power Cement Limited and Safemix Concrete Limited. Being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), he completed his articleship from A.F. Ferguson & Co. He has to his credit four years of experience in Arif Habib Corporation Limited as well as over nine years’ experience as an Executive Director in cement and fertilizer companies of the group.

Office Address: Arif Habib Center, 23 MT khan Road Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Qamar Beg

Director

Mirza Qamar Beg has been Pakistan’s Ambassador to Italy, Commerce Secretary, and Provincial Chief Secretary. He has also been Chairman and CEO of Pakistan Steel, and has served on several Boards, including the State Bank of Pakistan and the National School of Public Policy, in addition to certain private sector Corporates.

He has also been the President of World Food Programme, the UN agency, with presence in around 80 countries, tasked to fight hunger.

A visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, he has been working on Poverty related issues, with a particular focus on Institutions.

An author of several reports and research papers, Mr. Qamar is a recipient of one of the highest civil awards of Italy.

 

Office Address: 64/1, Street #25, Khayaban-e-Mujahid, DHA Phase 5, Karachi.

Syed Savail Meekal Hussain

Director

Syed completed his graduation (B.Sc Economics) from University College of London in the year 2003 and post-graduation (M.A. – Global Political Economy) from University of Sussex in the year 2006. In 2019, Syed attended the President Management Program at the Harvard University. Currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Sayyed Engineers Limited – the makers of PIANO and Tempo Stationary Brands, he has also held various positions as under:

  • Convener, Working Group on National Museum of Science & Technology (NMST) and National Educational Equipment Centre (NEEC), Lahore (2019);
  • Member, Board of Directors, Pakistan Television Corporation (2018-19);
  • Director / Member of the Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan (2014-2017);
  • Member of the Prime Minister’s Panel of Economists (2008-10);
  • Consulted for the United Nations Development Programme UNDP; and
  • Member of the Adjunct faculty in the Economics Department at the Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Besides above, Syed has also contributed in various publications. Syed writes and teaches regularly in a wide range of academic and professional publications and institutions at home and abroad.

MS. MAVRA ADIL KHAN

Director

Ms. Mavra Adil Khan completed her graduation (Bachelor of Science (Honors)) from Lahore University of Management Sciences in the year 2010 and post-graduation (MBA) from INSEAD in the year 2016. Currently serving as Head of Marketing of Uber Pakistan, she has also held various positions as under:

  • Kashf Foundation – HR Associate (2010-2011)
  • Unilever – HR Business Partner, Leadership Development Manager, Management Trainee – Pakistan & Sri Lanka (2011-2014)
  • MCB Bank Limited – Unit Head Talent Acquisition, Officiating Department Head Talent Acquisition (2014-2015) and
  • Amazon – Senior Marketing Manager (2016-2018).

Office Address:Uber Head Office, 23 Ali Zaib Road, Lahore, Pakistan.