Chairman & Non – Executive Director
Mr. Arif Habib is the Chief Executive of Arif Habib Corporation Limited. He is also the Chairman of Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited, Pak arab Fertilizers Limited, Aisha Steel Mills Limited, Javedan Corporation Limited and Sachal Energy Development (Pvt.) Limited..
Mr. Arif Habib remained the elected President/Chairman of Karachi Stock Exchange for six times in the past and was a Founding Member and Chairman of Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited. He has served as a Member of the Privatisation Commission, Board of Investment, Tariff Reforms Commission and Securities & Exchange Ordinance Review Committee. Over the years he has been nominated on the Board of Directors of a number of companies by the Government of Pakistan. He is currently a member of the Think-Tank constituted by the Prime Minister on COVID-19 related economic downturn.
Mr. Arif Habib participates significantly in welfare activities. He remains one of the directors of Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP), Karachi Education Initiative and Karachi Sports Foundation as well as trustee of Memon Health & Education Foundation (MMI) and Fatimid Foundation.
As Honorary Trustee / Director
Dr. Munir gained a B.E (Metallurgy) degree in 1978 from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology Karachi, MS (Metallurgy) in 1982 and a Ph.D. (Metallurgy) in 1985 from Institute of Material Science, University of Connecticut, USA.
He holds 36 years rich experience in progressively senior positions. Prior to joining Aisha Steel Mills he was associated with People Steel Mills as Managing Director and was also heading EPRF (ENAR Petroleum Refining Facilities).
He was associated with Peoples Steel Mills for 15 years where he took different roles including General Manager (Project/BMR), General Manager (Operations), Director Operations and then served as Managing Director.
Dr. Munir was Member (Industrial Project) in Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories from June 2009 to June 2014, and also contributed as Chief Scientist from 2002 to 2009.
Dr. Munir Ahmed contributed significantly in the field of Metallurgy and Material Engineering through his researches & publications.
Till date he has published 45 articles in Journals and proceedings of International repute.
He was also invited by University of Connecticut, USA in June 1989 as a Visiting Scientist to carry out research in the field of thin film superconductors.
He was honored with Special Creativity award by National Science Foundation, USA, on the basis of “exceptional creativity” shown in research work on surface modification.
He was also awarded Sitara-e-Imtiazby the Govt. of Pakistan for his contribution in the field of Metallurgy.
Non – Executive Director
Mr. Rashid has completed his graduation (BS) in Information Engineering & Operation Research and Masters in Business administration (MBA) both from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. He has twenty- seven years of experience in Global Finance Management and Business Development in both OECD countries and Emerging Markets.
He has a multi-tiered professional background in banking, finance, consumer marketing and
corporate restructuring at senior executive level; including the implementation of large-scale
computer systems and proprietary telecom networks for Citibank in Europe and Saudi Arabia.
In addition, he successfully launched Islamic Banking in Pakistan. He founded a successful
Telecom Fixed Line business and a Real Estate Development company, both of which have
achieved a unique branding in their respective markets.
Mr. Nasim Beg is the Chief Executive Officer of Arif Habib Consultancy (Pvt.) Limited, along with being the Vice Chairman of MCB-Arif Habib Savings & Investments Limited, an Asset Management Company that was conceived and set up by him and which he headed as Chief
Executive till June 2011.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1970 and over the decades has had experience in the business world, including manufacturing, as well as in financial services, within and outside the country. Before joining the Arif Habib Group, Mr. Beg served as the Deputy Chief Executive of the National Investment Trust, which he joined during its troubled period and
played an instrumental role in its modernisation and turn around. He also served as the acting
Chief Executive of NIT for a few months. He has also been associated at top-level positions
with other asset management and investment advisory companies.
Mr. Beg has also held senior level responsibilities in the automobile industry. During his tenure as the Chief Executive of Allied Precision (a subsidiary of the Allied Engineering Group), he set up a green field project for the manufacture of sophisticated indigenous components for the automotive industry under transfer of technology licenses with Japanese and European manufacturers.
His initiation to the financial services business was with the Abu Dubai Investment Company, UAE, where he was a part of the team that set up the company in 1977. He was the founding Chairman of the Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan, which was sponsored by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He has served on several committees set up by the SECP for developing the Capital Markets, including the one that authored the Voluntary Pension System. He has also held the Chairmanship of the Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan. In addition, he has also been a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC).
As Chief Executive
Mr. Jawaid Iqbal is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a Masters degree in Business Administration. He is Chief Executive Officer of Providus Capital (Pvt) Limited which invests into listed equities.
Mr. Arslan Iqbal is a foreign qualified senior banker with expertise and experience primarily in the Wholesale Banking value chain including Risk Management, Corporate Credit and Project Finance. He has served in various capacities in local/foreign Banks with a Banking Career is spanning over 18 years and is presently serving as the Chief Risk Officer at a local Bank. He has a well-rounded exposure in local as well as foreign markets across different
segments, and is also a subject matter expert on IFRS 9, Credit
Modelling, and Risk Management.
He is a member of various organization level committees at his Bank, and is also a Certified Director. Mr. Iqbal, earned a MBA degree from the University of Wales, UK, a Bachelor’s degree from a leading business school in Dublin, Ireland and is also a Moody’s trained credit professional.
As Chief Risk Officer
Starting off with a career at Arif Habib Corporation Limited; Samad built up his experience in sales, marketing and corporate activities working his way up through various executive positions.
Joining Arif Habib Limited in 2004, he led the company as Chairman and Chief Executive playing a key role in the strategic direction of the company where he specialized in capital market operations and corporate finance building achieving a range of significant IPOs and private placements.
In 2011 he moved to Javedan Corporation Limited as a part of the driving force behind the transformation of the dilapidated cement plant to a living community. At Naya Nazimabad, Samad Habib has contributed to making a positive impact on society providing a quality lifestyle to the middle class of the city. His dedication and optimism is set to further
transform the area with the largest commercial precinct development in the city presently
Mr. Kashif Habib is the Chief Executive of Power Cement Limited. Being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) he completed his articleship from A.F.
Ferguson & Co. (a member firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers), where he gained experience
of a diverse sectors serving clients spanning the Financial, Manufacturing and Services
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.
Tayyaba Rasheed CFA, FRM is EVP Head of Investment Banking Group at Faysal Bank
Limited. She is highly qualified with more than 17 years of diversified corporate and
investment banking experience, a proven successful career in Investment Banking, Corporate
Banking and Corporate Finance with profound skills in Structured Financing, Infrastructure
Financing, Sukuk Issuance, Syndication, Credit Analysis, Capital Markets, Credit Risk, and
Islamic Finance. She is a well-known corporate and investment banker with exceptional track
record of closing large ticket complex deals and is focused on delivering results across the
board. Under her leadership key mandates of Sukuk, Commercial Papers and TFCs, Structured
and Project Finance for reputable and diversified base of various corporate clients were
originated and closed. She has worked in senior position at CIBG NBP and Bank Alfalah
where she started her career as Management Trainee Officer.
She holds an MBA degree from IBA and is a CFA, FRM charter holder. She holds JAIBP to her credit from Institute of Bankers Pakistan. She successfully completed NIBAF certification and underwent a thorough Islamic Finance training program. She has also completed the Directors Training Program and is now a certified Independent Director.
We are a socially responsible corporate citizen, and actively comply with the applicable laws and regulations, ethical standards, and industrial norms.
We also believe in sustainable growth and returning to the society.
Address: 1/F Arif Habib Center, 23 M.T. Khan Road, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 21 32468317
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