Chairman & Non – Executive Director
Mr. Arif Habib is the Chief Executive of Arif Habib Corporation Limited. He is also the Chairman of Pakarab Fertilizers Limited, Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited, DH Fertilizers Limited, Aisha Steel Mills Limited and Javedan Corporation Limited.
Moreover, he serves as a Director in various companies including Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Company Limited, PIA and Pakistan Engineering Company 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 the Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited.
He has served as a Member of the Privatization 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.
Mr. Habib participates with significant dedication in welfare activities of different organizations.
To quote a few, he remains one of the trustees of Fatimid Foundation and Memon Health & Education Foundation as well as the Director of Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy and Karachi Education Initiative.
Director & CEO
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) Masters (MBA) 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 has successfully launched Islamic Banking in Pakistan.
He has also 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, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, 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.
With over forty-five years of experience in the business world including industry and the financial services (in and outside the country), Mr. Nasim Beg is one of the most highly experienced professionals of the country.
Before joining the Arif Habib Group, Mr. Beg served as the Deputy Chief Executive of NIT, which he joined during its troubled period and played an instrumental role in its modernization 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 has also been a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC).
Mr. Javed Iqbal is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a Masters degree in Business Administration.
He was a senior corporate banker and worked at major banks at Pakistan for about two decades before retiring from banking and starting his own business.
He has served on Board of Fatima Fertilizer, ABL Asset Management, HUBCO, Atlas Power and Cyan in the past.
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.
Mr. Kashif A. 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 industries.
He has to his credit four years of experience in Arif Habib Corporation Limited as well as five years’ experience as an Executive Director in cement and fertilizer companies of the group.
Mr. Ejaz is the Chief Executive of Arif Habib Dolmen REIT Management Limited. He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of Treasury, Corporate Finance and Investment Banking.
Mr. Ejaz has served in senior positions at leading local and international banks including Faysal Bank, Union Bank and Emirates NBD Bank.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration where he is also a regular visiting faculty member. He is also a certified Financial Risk Manager.
Tayyaba Rasheed brings with her 15 years of diversified corporate and investment banking experience. Her areas of expertise are Structured Finance, Islamic Finance, Syndications, Sukuk Issuance, Corporate Finance and Debt Capital Markets. She has been instrumental in driving some of the land mark Project Finance and Syndications deals to closure from the platform of National Bank of Pakistan and Faysal Bank Limited. 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 Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. She is also a qualified CFA and FRM Charter Holder. Tayyaba also served as visiting faculty in KASBIT, SZABIST and CBM soon after her graduation from IBA. Tayyaba is also a certified Islamic Banking Professional from NIBAF.
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.
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