Lieutenant General Khalid Nawaz Khan, HI (M) (Retd) joined the Board of Directors on January 15, 2015.
Lieutenant General Khalid Nawaz Khan, HI (M) (Retd) is Managing Director of Fauji Foundation and is Chairman on the Board of various Fauji Group Companies the largest conglomerate of Pakistan including Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited, Foundation Power Company (Daharki) Limited, Daharki Power Holding Company Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal (Pvt) Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-I & II Limited, Askari Cement Limited and FFC Energy Limited. Moreover, he is also Managing Director of Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited. After the recent acquisition of Askari Bank Limited by Fauji Foundation Consortium, Managing Director Fauji Foundation is also Chairman of the Bank.
Lt Gen Khalid Nawaz Khan was commissioned in the Pakistan Army on 20 April 1975 with the coveted Sword of Honour. The General Officer has a vast and varied experience in various capacities on Command, Staff and Instructional assignments which includes command of an Infantry Division and 10 Corps deployed along the Line of Control. The General has also remained as Commandant of the prestige Command and Staff College Quetta, in addition to having served on the faculties of School of Infantry, Command and Staff College and National Defence University. He is a graduate of Armed Forces War College (National Defence University) and Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, USA. The General Officer holds Masters Degrees in War Studies, Art and Science of Warfare and General Studies.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military). The General Officer was also conferred upon the award of Sitara-i-Esar for his leadership role in the aftermath of the devastating 2005 Earthquake in Azad Kashmir.
He is an avid golfer.
He is Chief Executive & Managing Director of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, FFC Energy Limited and Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited and also holds directorship on the Boards of following:-
He is Chairman of Sona Welfare Foundation (SWF) and a member of the Board of Governors of Foundation University, Islamabad as well.
The General was commissioned in Pakistan Army in October 1975. During his service in the Army, he had been employed on various prestigious command, staff and instructional assignments. Climax of his nearly four decades of military career was command of a strike corps.
He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, National Defence University Islamabad, Ecole d’Etat Major Compiegne, France and Ecole Militaire Paris, France. He also holds Master Degree in War Studies and Class A Interpretership in French language from the National University of Modern Languages Islamabad and speaks French language fluently.
He had the honour of serving as Pakistan’s Defence and Military Attaché to USA from 2002 to 2005 with concurrent accreditation to Canada and Argentina. He also served as Military Secretary to the President of Pakistan from 2005 to 2008. During this period he participated in number of international forums notably, UN General Assembly Inaugural Session of 2006, NAM Summit in Cuba, OIC Summit in Saudi Arabia, World Economic Forum Davos Switzerland, ECO Summit at Shanghai China. The General has participated in bilateral meetings alongwith the President of Pakistan with a number of Heads of State.
Served on the faculty of Command and Staff College Quetta and National Defence University Islamabad. Since his retirement, he is on the honorary faculty of National Defence University as a senior mentor. He also participated in the US-Pakistan Senior Military Leadership Seminar.
He has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and also conferred upon the award of ‘Legion of Merit’ by the US Government in promoting bilateral US Pakistan military relations.
Mr. Qaiser Javed joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Mr. Qaiser Javed Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Fellow Member of Institute of Taxation Management of Pakistan, joined Fauji Foundation in early 1976 and presently is working as Director Finance of Fauji Foundation and Chief Executive Officer of Dharaki Power Holding Limited & Foundation Wind Energy Limited I & II. He is director on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited, The Hub Power Company Limited and Laraib Energy Limited besides being CEO of an off-shore company having Asian Development Bank as co-equity holder. He is also Chairman/member for various Board Committees.
Dr. Nadeem Inayat joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Dr. Nadeem Inayat is the Director Investment of Fauji Foundation. He holds a Doctorate in economics with rich and diversified domestic as well as international experience in the financial system of over 26 years. His work experience can be broadly categorized into corporate governance, policy formulation and deployment, project appraisal implementation, monitoring & evaluation, restructuring and collaboration with donor agencies.
As Director Investment he is managing the investment portfolio of Fauji Foundation Group. He is also on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – II (Private) Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Pakistan Maroc Phosphore S.A., and Foundation University.
He also conducts various academic courses on Economics, International Trade and Finance at reputable institutions of higher education in Pakistan.
Mr. Manzoor Ahmed joined Askari BankLimited as a Nominee Director -NIT on May 20, 2013. He is Acting Managing Director – NIT which is the largest Asset Management Company of Pakistan, currently managing investment portfolio worth over Rs. 80 bn. He has experience of over 24 years of the Mutual Fund industry. 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 attended various training courses organized locally and internationally. He represents NITL 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.
Mr. Asif Reza Sana is a senior banker. He has previously worked with world-leading multinationals in the fields of Finance, General Management and Marketing. He holds an MBA and has been trained at the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland and INSEAD, France.
In 1988, he was headhunted by Philip Morris, and made Marketing Manager for the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean region. Philip Morris was the largest consumer products company in the word at the time, and Mr. Sana was at the forefront of the 1980’s price war with RJR Nabisco. During the collapse of the Soviet Bloc in 1989 he was a member of the task force that established new business in Central and Eastern Europe through acquisitions, licensing and joint ventures. In 1991, while based at the international headquarters in Switzerland, he was appointed to the coveted position of Group Brand Manager for Philip Morris’ legendary flagship brand, Marlboro – the brand generated global annual sales in excess of $26 billion that year. He authored the 1993 Marlboro manual. Same year he was appointed country head of UAE and was subsequently promoted to a leadership role as the Head of Arabian Gulf Countries in the Middle East in 1995. There he was responsible for global pricing strategies, financial management across several countries and currencies with complex tax structures and a multinational workforce based in several countries.
After moving back to Pakistan, he was appointed as Advisor to the Board of Directors of Union Bank in 2000. He conceived, negotiated and closed the acquisition of Emirates Bank in Pakistan and Meshraq Bank in Sri Lanka. These acquisitions resulted in a two-fold increase in the bank’s earning assets and doubled its balance sheet footing to US$ 2.2 billion. He was then appointed SEVP and elected to the Board of Directors to assume the crucial role of Executive Director of the bank, having fiduciary and management roles simultaneously.
He was one of the key leaders in making Union Bank a premium financial services brand, ranked as the 6th largest bank, by profitability, in 2005. The majority shareholders then gave him the mandate to develop and implement an exit strategy. He conceived, negotiated and closed the sale of Union Bank to Standard Chartered at a landmark price of PKR 29 billion (US $ 485 million) – the highest multiple in the Pakistani banking industry.
He is multilingual, the trustee of a charity, as well as an avid golfer, skier, and wing-shooting sportsman.
Mr. Zaffar A. Khan graduated as a Mechanical Engineer in 1967 and soon thereafter joined Esso later renamed Exxon & following an employee led buyout became Engro Chemical. He served the Company for 35 years the last 6 years was as the CEO. Upon retirement he served as Chairman of PTCL, Karachi Stock Exchange & PIA. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at IBA where he teaches Human Resource Management. He also frequently teaches at the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Zaffar Khan worked for a decade in Hong Kong, USA & Singapore with Exxon in the field of petrochemicals. He completed an Advanced Management Program from the University of Hawaii and has undertaken short courses from the Harvard Business School & INSEAD.
Mr. Khan has served on a number of diverse Boards in the Private Sector, Public Sector & Civil Society Organization. Current Board appointments include Shell Pakistan, Unilever Pakistan, International Industries, Acumen Fund & Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy. His past Board experience in the financial sector includes United Bank & more recently two terms of 3 year each on the Board of State Bank of Pakistan.
Mr. Khan has served as the President of Overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industries & several committees of GOP namely the Economic Advisory Committee, Pay & Pension Committee and the committee that recommended the National Environment Quality Standard. Mr. Khan is a recipient of Sitara e Imtiaz.
Mr. Tariq Hafeez Malik joined the Board of Directors on October 02, 2013.
Mr. Tariq Malik bears Honours in Applied and Information Science from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. He enjoys an affluent experience of over 26 year involvement in the global IT industry. His skills spectrum encompasses strengths in conceptualization, design, control, management and implementation. For over last ten years, he is known for involvement in articulation of various national level projects within Health, Security and Government domains. He shared in establishment of imperative National IT assets. He has been with Sun Microsystems for a period of over nine years and served various roles ranging from technology to relationship management.
Mr. Tariq Malik played a central role in Global Enterprise Security Group that led MENA (Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan) Cyber Security Practice. The Group was responsible for conducting Enterprise Security Assessments and Forensic Analysis of reported Cyber Crimes in the region.
During his career with Sun Microsystems, he was the lead technical architect of the Dubai Internet City, Dubai e-Government and ARAMCO ERP projects. He also consulted NBD, NBAD, DIB, Riyadh Bank, Habib Bank AG Zurich and various others. In early nineties he worked on the Virtual Education Project of ECU and during the late eighties he started his career using DARPANet and AARNet,now called the Internet.
In initial days of professional life, he also enjoyed teaching IT subjects at the ECU. Lately, he has been honoured to deliver talks in accredited national institutions like National Defence University (NDU), Staff College Lahore and National University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Muhammad Ghous joined the Board of Directors on December 24, 2014.
Mr. Muhammad Ghous is currently serving as Member Finance and Marketing for Al Mustafa Trust.
He holds D. A. I. B. P and is a fellow member of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan.
He is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Ghous has over 45 years of banking experience with Local/International banks in Pakistan and abroad. He started his banking career with State Bank of Pakistan and has worked with UBL, BCCI (abroad for 20 years) Askari Bank and Bank Al Falah.
He was one of the founding members of Askari Bank and played a key role in laying the foundations of the bank. He served for 10 years at Askari and was Executive Vice President when he was head hunted by Bank Al Falah to establish the bank in Pakistan. Here too, he played a pivotal role in the bank ‘s success and served 10 years retiring as Head of Audit. He contributed tremendously towards the growth of all these financial institutions, establishing a reputation of reliability and consistency for himself. He has attended various courses on banking and finance locally and abroad.
Syed M. Husaini joined the Bank as President & Chief Executive on June 03, 2013.
Mr. Husaini is Masters in Economics from Karachi University and has obtained professional certifications by the National Association of Securities Dealers, USA and North American Securities Administrators Association.
He brings experience of over 30 years in Banking, of which the first ten years were spent overseas with a number of International Banks in Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Africa and the Middle East. His assignments led him to successfully manage diversified areas of banking business including foreign trade finance, Commercial and Corporate finance and Liability management. He played a significant role in developing training programs and has remained faculty member with a number of Financial Institutions.
Through a major part of his career, Mr. Husaini has held key positions which required expertise in startups of Financial Institutions, infrastructural and business development for Commercial Banks in developing countries. He helped in establishing the Rozgar Micro Finance Bank at Karachi and became the first CEO of that Bank. This provided him with a perspective on issues of poverty alleviation through a program of small business loans.
His other major assignments in Pakistan include President KASB Bank, CEO of a Modaraba, Head of Corporate Banking Group, MCB and at National Bank of Pakistan.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired) joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired), was commissioned in Pakistan Army in April, 1974. During his long meritorious service in the Army, the General Officer had been employed on various command, staff and instructional assignments including the prestigious appointment as Chief of General Staff and Corps Commander of a Strike Corps/Commander Central Command.
The General is a Graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta and Command & Staff College Fort Leavenworth USA. He is also a graduate of Armed Forces War College Islamabad (National Defence University) and completed Senior Executive Course from USA and holds Master Degrees in War Studies and International Relations. He has attended Finance for Executives Course at INSEAD France.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been conferred the award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military). The General brings along a vast and diversified experience in operational, administration, management and evaluation systems up to various level of Command.
Presently the General holds the offices of Managing Director of Fauji Foundation and is Chairman on the Board of various Fauji Group of Companies including Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited, Foundation Power Company (Daharki) Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, FFC Energy Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-II (Pvt) Limited and Managing Director of Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited. After the recent acquisition of Askari Bank Limited by Fauji Foundation Consortium, Managing Director Fauji Foundation is also Chairman of the Bank.
An avid reader and a keen golfer.