Ernst & Young (Formerly ‘Arthur Andersen’) – Karachi
May 1996 – Aug 2000
I am a driven Food, Agri, Consumer & Retail leader from finance, strategy, consulting, and advisory background with track record of success in delivering transformation, revenue & profit growth. I possess high-quality international work experience, internationally recognized professional qualifications, and an achievement-oriented leadership experience. I have successfully delivered projects in agriculture sector including agri-tech, dairy, aquaculture, horticulture, staple foods and edible oils.
I am an agile high-EQ leader with significant executive and non-executive director experience, skilled in stakeholder engagement, with a reputation for building and motivating high performance teams.
With a unique set of qualifications covering multiple disciplines incuding accounting, finance, economics and law, I am well-equipped to advise on strategic and operational matters.
(2000) | Fellow (2010)
(2008) | Fellow (2019)
A diverse career as a C-suite executive holding leadership roles in management & finance across multiple industries including agriculture, dairy, power and aviation.
I have held C-level leadership roles and Board positions for more than 11 years, helping organizations to turn around, transform or grow their business rapidly and profitably.
Fast-track career growth:
C-suite roles since 2006 CEO, CFO and COO
Unanimously elected as
Chairman ‘Pakistan Dairy
Association’ (2014 - 15), Senior
Vice Chairman (2013 -14)
Director: Roosevelt Hotel New
York, USA (2009-11), Director:
Sofitel Le Scribe Paris Opéra,
Director: PIA Investments
Limited (2009-11), Director:
Al-Shifa Trust for
Rehabilitation of Special
Distribution Systems Pakistan
(Pvt) Limited (2009-11),
Director: Pioneer Cement
Diverse experience of unlocking value through corporate finance
Capability to change strategic, operational & financial trajectories of business through inspirational leadership
Proven track record of creating value in Dairy sector through exemplary leadership and identifying investment opportunities in FMCG sector
Success stories of turning around bankrupt businesses and initiating industry reforms
Market analyses, feasibilty studies and projects related to Food, Agri and Dairy sectors
Identification of M&A opportunities in Food, Agri and Consumer sectors
I can help you transform your business and establish an externally focussed, performance-driven culture using my extensive leadership experience in delivering topline and bottomline growth
Developing a fit-for-purpose strategic plan for your business with robust plans
Building long term mutually beneficial relationships with industry stakeholders
Providing the best possible advice based on a strong and diverse mix of academic and professional experiences
Channelling your energies to be the best in what you do
Focussing your efforts on sustainable value generation
Teaching you how to recruit the best talent and build successful teams
Helping you achieve ambitious topline growth and rigorous cost discipline