BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SYED AHMED IQBAL ASHRAF

Skills and Experience

Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FACCA) UK, from where he not only acquired his education but also started his career. His work experience spans three continents and has worked in the UK, USA and UAE for 19 years before he decided to return to Pakistan.

With over 34 years of domestic and international banking experience, Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf, was appointed as the President of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP). Prior to this he was MD/CEO of PAIR Investment Company Limited. He has also enjoyed commanding positions in NBP, where he was in-charge of International Operations and managed and revamped Corporate & Investment Banking Group.

He played a pivotal role in the establishment of a network of branches in the UK and USA. Another high point in his career is the establishment of Investment Banking Group from scratch for Habib Bank Limited. He successfully established the largest DFI, a JV with China’s largest Policy Bank in Pakistan.

During his tenure as the Deputy Managing Director & COO Pak China Investment Company Limited, he successfully appraised multiple projects. He restructured, reformed and repositioned The Bank of Khyber as the Managing Director/CEO.

Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf has also served as Country Head Investment Banking & Head of Financial Institutions for Societe Generale (SG) The French International Bank from 1996 to 2002. Amongst his achievements at SG was the appointment as the Financial Advisor to Privatization Commission of Pakistan for the successful privatization of United Bank Limited.

During his period with SG, he also successfully arranged numerous syndicated facilities as the Sole Arranger. He also helped the SG consortium to be appointed as Financial Advisor for privatization of PESCO, by the Privatization Commission.

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Chairman Audit Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited
  • Chairman HR&R Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited

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MR. MANZOOR AHMED

Skills and Experience

Mr. Manzoor Ahmed is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of National Investment Trust Limited (NIT). As COO, since 9 years, he has been successfully managing the operations and investment portfolio worth over Rs.75 bn. He has experience of over 30 years of the Mutual Fund industry and has been placed at many key positions within NIT that includes capital market operations, investments, research and liaising with the regulatory authorities. He is M.B.A. and also holds D.A.I.B.P. At present, he is a candidate for CFA Level III.

Mr. Ahmed has also attended various training courses organized by locally and internationally reputed institutions like London Business School (LBS) UK, Institute of Directors, London and Financial Markets World, New York (USA).

He represents NIT as Nominee Director on the Board of Directors of many leading national and multinational companies of Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Other Directorships And Offices

  • Soneri Bank Limited
  • Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company Limited
  • Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • Lucky Cement Limited
  • Hub Power Company Limited

Board Committee Membership

  • Member Audit Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited
  • Member HR&R Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited

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MR. ADNAN AHMED

Skills and experience

Mr. Adnan Ahmed, Officiating Head of Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, is an MBA. He has over 20 years of experience in the areas of Credit Risk, Corporate Finance, Islamic Banking. He specializes in transaction structuring and execution, business development and risk management. He worked for Al-Baraka Bank Pakistan Ltd., before joining PKIC.

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Member HR & R Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited

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MR. UMAIR AIJAZ

Skills and Experience

Mr. Umair Aijaz has over 12 years of rich and varied experience in financial services sector and investment banking. Prior to joining PKIC, he was associated with BMA Capital Management Limited in the capacity of Executive Director & Head, Investment Banking. Umair has also worked at AKD Securities Limited as Executive Director, Investment Banking and Allied Bank Limited as Head Syndication & Advisory. Umair is a Fellow Member of ACCA (UK).

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS AND OFFICES

  • Arabian Sea Country Club Limited

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Member Audit Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited

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MRS. SHAHNAZ SAJJAD AHMAD

Skills and experience

Mrs. Shahnaz Sajjad Ahmad is the Chief Executive Officer of Bannu Woollen Mills Limited since 2009. She has attended Pakistan Institute of Management course on Corporate Governance (2010) Karachi. She is a certified director from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan in 2014 in Islamabad.

Mrs. Shahanaz Sajjad Ahmad attended and successfully completed The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Rausing Executive Development Centre Program on Leadership for Senior Executives.

 
 

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS AND OFFICES

  • Ghandhara Nissan Limited
  • Ghandhara Industries Limited
  • Ghandhara DF (Pvt.) Limited
  • Janana De Malucho Textile Mills Limited
  • Bannu Woolen Mill Limited
  • Universal Insurance Company Limited

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MR. AHMAD KULI KHAN KHATTAK

Skills and experience

Mr. Ahmad Kuli Khan Khattak has served PAF for nearly 21 years during which he achieved different Honours Award Medals then he retired in 1987 as Wing Commander. He is a graduate from Pakistan Air Force and also completed various courses from PAF. His 16 years management experience in the business of Automobile and Textile Sector.

He has also served as a Director on the Board of various Companies like Bibojee Services (Pvt.) Limited, Babri Cotton Mills Limited, Janana De Malucho Textile Mills Limited, Rehman Cotton Mills Limited, Bannu Wollen Mills Limited, Ghandhara Industries Limited, Universal Insurance Co. Limited.

 

Other Directorships And Offices

Director

  • Ghandhara Nissan Limited (CEO)
  • Ghandhara Industries Limited (CEO)
  • Bannu Woollen Limited
  • Babri Cotton Mills Limited

Board Committee Membership

  • Member Audit Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited
  • Member HR&R Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited

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LT. GEN. (RETD.) ALI KULI KHAN KHATTAK

Skills and Experience

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Ali Kuli Khan Khattak was educated at Aitchison College Lahore and graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1964 and holds a Masters Degree from the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. He belongs to a prominent industrial family of KPK.

He retired from the Pakistan Army as its Chief of General Staff in 1998 and then joined the Family Business which includes, Tyre manufacturing, Automobiles, Insurance, Cotton Spinning Mills, Woollen Textiles, Finance, Construction and Trading Services Companies. He is the President of Ghandhara Nissan Limited and also the Chief Executive of Janana De Malucho Textile Mills Limited.

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS AND OFFICES

Director

  • Ghandhara Nissan Limited
  • Ghandhara Industries Limited
  • Ghandhara DF (Pvt.) Limited
  • Janana De Malucho Textile Mills Limited
  • Bannu Woolen Mill Limited

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MR. HUSSAIN KULI KHAN

Skills and Experience

Mr. Khan is an accomplished professional with substantial and diversified managerial and leadership experience in the manufacturing sector. He has served as President and Vice- President of Landhi Association of Trade and Industry (LATI) Karachi. Prior to that, he held Executive Finance & Executive Director Finance positions from 1997-2006 at JDM Textile Mills Ltd. In 2003, he was elected as the Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Vice Chairman APTMA Central Body. Inheriting key leadership and entrepreneurial skills and attributes from his family, Mr. Khan is in receipt of Business Administration qualification from Gettysburg College, USA and attended several professional programs in Europe. Mr. Khan is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS AND OFFICES:

  • Airlink Communication

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Member HR & R Committee – The General Tyre & Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited