Mian Mohammad Mansha started his career at the age of 24 as the CEO for Nishat Mills Ltd. At present, the business group is one of the leading and most diversified in South East Asia, having presence in Textile, Cement, Insurance, Banking, Financial Services, Power Generation, Hotel & Hospitality, Dairy, Paper Products, Retail Commerce, Real Estate, Agriculture, Aviation and Automotive sectors. It operates in various countries across the globe including Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, UAE, USA, Hong Kong and Bahrain. The Nishat Group is one of the largest private sector employers, exporters and tax contributors in Pakistan
Mr. Mansha has served as Chairman of MCB Bank, after its privatization, from 1991 to mid-1995 and then from 1997 till date. Presently, he is also a member of the Board’s Human Resource & Remuneration Committee, at MCB Bank Limited. Previously, he was associated with Punjab Mineral Company (Pvt) Limited, Civil Aviation Authority, Pakistan International Airlines, Board of Investment, Punjab Board of Investment & Trade, Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (Pvt) Limited, Commonwealth Business Council UK, Int’l Advisory Board Babson College USA, National Management Foundation, Textile College Faisalabad and Government College of Faisalabad. He has also served as the Chairman for All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and APTMA, Punjab.
Mr. Mansha is also a committed philanthropist and provides regular support to numerous Pakistani charities and social causes. He has made significant contributions to the Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital and to Children’s Hospital, Lahore for the upgrade of their pediatric cardiac surgery facilities. In the past he has lent personal support to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, Lahore Hospital Welfare Society, Mind Organization, Human Rights Society of Pakistan, Kidney Care Centre, The Citizens Foundation, Friends of Pakistan Institute of Cardiology Trust, Care Foundation, SOS Village, Lahore Model School Sant Nagar, Aziz Jahan Trust for the Blind and Altaf Mehmood Foundation among many others.
He was presented with Pakistan’s Civil Award, the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, for his contributions to industrial development, in 2004.
• MCB-Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited
• MCB Leasing CJSC Azerbaijan
With experience in sectors ranging from tanneries, textiles and banking, Mr. Muneer is a consummate industrialist. He has been awarded with The Best Export Performance trophy by the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), the Gold Medallion Award from the International Export Association, UK and Best Businessman of the Year Award from FPCCI.
In addition, he has received the ‘Sitara-e-Isaar’ and the ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ in 2006 and 2007 respectively by the President of Pakistan in recognition of his outstanding public services for the cause of humanity. His contributions and achievements go beyond the economic sphere into the education sector as well. He was awarded an Honorary PhD degree (doctorate of philosophy) in January, 2009 by the Governor of Sindh. He is former President of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Member of the Board of Governors of IoBM and Greenwich Collage, Karachi. He is on the Board of Shaukat Khannum Cancer Hospital, Lahore, The Kidney Centre Post Graduate Training Institute. He is Patron-in-Chief, Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI), Kashif Iqbal Thalassemia Care Centre, Trust (KITCC). Mr. S. M. Muneer is the Chairman of Chiniot Anjuman Islamia running many hospitals, maternity homes, schools & colleges in Karachi, Faisalabad and Chiniot. Mr. S. M. Muneer was awarded “Life Time Achievement Award” by the President of Pakistan, in the President House in 2012, and also awarded Life Time Achievement Award in the same year in the City of Markham (Canada) by the Mayor Mr. Frank Scarpitti in the presence of members of parliament. Recently, he has been awarded Who’s who recognition of Achievement Award in the field of Trade Politics by the National Council of Who’s Who Pakistan in Karachi on December 29, 2018.
• Din Textile Mills Limited
• Din Leather (Pvt.) Limited
• Din Farm Products (Pvt.) Limited
• Din Industries Limited
Mr. Tariq Rafi is the Chairman of Siddiqsons Group and is a recipient of the coveted Civil Award Sitara-e-Imtiaz. He was awarded the prestigious Best Businessman award for the year 1999 and 2012. Best Export Trophies between years 1980 to 2005. Mr. Tariq Rafi has recently been awarded the Privilege Card by the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan for being one of the top tax payers. He is also the Honorary Consul General of Republic of Serbia.
He is on the board of MCB Bank since its privatization and presently is the member of Write-off & Wavier Committee.
• Siddiqsons Limited
• Siddiqsons Tin Plate Limited
• Central Depository Co. of Pakistan Limited
• Triple Tree (Pvt) Limited (Ocean Tower)
Mian Umer Mansha was elected as a Director on the Board of MCB Bank in November 1997 and served till September 2007. He was re-elected as a Director in the Bank’s 61st AGM held on March 27, 2009.
Presently, at MCB Bank he is the Chairman of the Board’s Business Strategy & Development Committee, Information Technology Committee, Committee on Physical Planning & Contingency Arrangements and Write-off & Wavier Committee and is also a member of Audit Committee and Risk Management & Portfolio Review Committee.
In addition, he has been serving on the board of various other businesses. Mr. Umer received his Bachelors degree from Babson College, Boston, USA.
• Nishat Mills Limited
• Adamjee Insurance Company Limited
• Adamjee Life Assurance Company Limited
• Nishat Hotels & Properties Limited
• Nishat Developers (Pvt.) Limited
• Nishat (Raiwind) Hotels and Properties Limited
• Nishat Dairy (Pvt.) Limited
• Nishat Agriculture Farming (Pvt.) Limited
• Hyundai Nishat Motor (Pvt) Limited
• Nishat Agrotech (Pvt) Limited
• Nishat (Gulberg) Hotels and Properties Limited
Mrs. Iqraa Hassan Mansha has more than 08 years diversified professional experience in Hotels Industry. She received her BSC Degree in International Politics from London School of Economics and MSC degree in International relations from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
She is serving in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer of Nishat Hospitality (Private) Limited and as Director on the Board of following companies:
• Nishat Hotels and Properties Limited
• Nishat (Gulberg) Hotels and Properties Limited
• Nishat (Aziz Avenue) Hotels and Properties Limited
• Nishat (Raiwind) Hotels and Properties Limited
• Emporium Properties (Pvt) Limited • Nishat Real Estates Development Company (Pvt) Limited
• Nishat Hospitality (Pvt) Limited
Mr. Zeb is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Adamjee Insurance Company Limited. He is fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and has over 21 years of diversified professional experience in the fields of Finance, Insurance & Manufacturing. He also served as council member of Insurance Association of Pakistan and Pakistan Insurance Institute. Insurance Association of Pakistan elected him as the Chairman for the year 2014 in terms of its Constitution.
He was co-opted as a Director on the Board of MCB Bank in June 2013. At MCB Bank, presently he is the Chairman of the Board’s Risk Management & Portfolio Review Committee and member of Board’s Audit Committee, Human Resource & Remuneration Committee, Compliance Review & Monitoring Committee and Write Off & Waiver Committee.
1. Adamjee Insurance Co.Limited;
2. Adamjee Life Assurance Company Limited;
3. Nishat (Chunian) Limited.
Mr. Suhail has more than 30 years of global experience in various areas related to Corporate Strategy, Business Development & Marketing, Information Technology, Systems and Applications Architecture within the Banking and Telecommunications industries.
Mr. Suhail is the Group Chief Technology Officer and the Head of Maybank Shared Services for the Maybank Group. He is primarily responsible for transforming IT within Maybank and strengthening the in-house technical capability to support the Group’s vision and aspirations. Mr. Suhail develops and leads the execution of the Group Technology strategies, systems and capabilities in collaboration with the Group Business to achieve business goals. Mr. Suhail’s goal is to build differentiated regional strategic capabilities for the Group by leveraging technology as a competitive advantage, especially for enhanced customer experience, greater efficiency and cost advantage. Mr. Suhail previously served as the Group Chief Information Officer and Head of Virtual Banking & Payments in his tenure with the Maybank Group, where he led the evolution of the Digital Strategy roadmap and was responsible over the roll out of several key digital platforms and capabilities across multiple markets.
Prior to joining Maybank Group, Mr. Suhail was the Managing Director of Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MyClear), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Negara Malaysia, responsible for the growth and success of the National e-payment infrastructure and services. He also served as the Group Managing Director of Malaysian Electronic Payment System Sdn. Bhd. (MEPS) and was responsible for accelerating the growth of MEPS as the centralized national switch. Mr. Suhail also held several senior positions in the Information Services Division of a commercial bank. Throughout his extensive career in other multinational organisations, Mr. Suhail oversaw overall technology investments and directed the implementation and integration of Technology services within the Asia Pacific region.
Presently, Mr. Suhail is a Director on the Board of MCB Bank Limited and a member of the Board’s Business Strategy & Development Committee, Risk Management & Portfolio Review Committee and Information Technology Committee. He is also a member of Board Oversight Committee for Information Technology of Maybank Ageas Holding Berhad and a Director of MBB Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Suhail is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management and Associate of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers Association (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia- IBBM). He holds a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Shariffuddin Bin Khalid was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 14 June 2018. He also serves as a member of the Audit, Compliance as well as Credit Review Committees of the Board.
He is a Fellow Member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom. He has over 30 years’ experience in the banking and corporate sector. He had served in key positions in the corporate services, business development, corporate communications and human resource functions.
Shariffuddin Bin Khalid joined Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad (“AMBB”) from 1994 to 1998 as Deputy General Manager, Business Development. He was part of the management team that was tasked with the turnaround of AMBB.
He was also part of the pioneer team tasked with the establishment of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (“Danaharta”) during the 1998 Asian financial crisis. He served as General Manager, Communications and Human Resource, Danaharta, from its establishment in 1998 until 2005.
He joined Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) in 2008 as pioneer Director of the Malaysia International Islamic Finance Center. He has served BNM for nearly 10 years and the last position he held was Director, Strategic Communications. His portfolio under this position covered all media relations, official publications, Parliamentary responses as well as e-communications and design.
His current directorship within the Maybank Group includes Maybank (Cambodia) Plc. Currently, he also sits on the Board of Marine & General Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia, as well as its subsidiaries.
After graduating from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Mr. Yahya joined the family business as director of the Nishat Chunian Group with setting up a spinning mill in 1990. The company has since diversified into weaving, home textile, power generation and entertainment sectors. Today with a turnover of PKR 29.8 billion, NCL ranks amongst the top 5 textile companies in Pakistan.
The group ventured into the power business in 2007 with a 200 MW Independent Power Plant (IPP), Nishat Chunian Power Ltd. With a turnover of PKR 16.47 billion in 2015, the IPP provides electricity to the national grid. Both the companies are listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange.
Together with his family, he has set up a Trust which is in memory of Sheikh Mohammad Saleem and has initiated setting up of a 200 bed tertiary care not-for-profit hospital in Lahore. The hospital will be built to state of the art international standards and will provide subsidized health care to the under privileged section of the city.
In 2015 he started a company by the name of NC Trading USA that is a Cotton trading company based in USA and actively sells US cotton in Pakistan. In 2017 NC Trading USA sold cotton worth USD 50 million to the leading textile mills in Pakistan.
Mr. Salman Butt is an accomplished international business executive and ex-banker. He is currently a Dubai, U.A.E. based Entrepreneur.
He started his career with Citibank N.A. in 1985 and worked for 20 years as an international banker with Citibank N.A. and Samba Financial Group, holding several senior positions in Corporate and Investment Banking in Pakistan, Hong Kong, UK, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Salman Butt joined Orascom Construction Industries, Egypt (OCI Egypt) as Group CFO in 2005. OCI Egypt was a leading Egyptian multinational listed on Cairo Stock Exchange and involved in Construction, Fertilizers and Cement operations. In 2013, OCI Egypt was re-domiciled as OCI N.V. Netherlands and listed on Amsterdam Stock Exchange, where he continued as Executive Director and Group CFO from 2013 to 2017.
Salman Butt has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U.S. and a B.Sc. Industrial Engineering degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Mr. Masood Ahmed Puri has been working as an executive and then as CEO and owner of different conglomerates in the field of Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain, Restaurants and Textile within the GCC region for the last 43 years. He started his career with Vegetable Ghee Industry in Pakistan, but later on switched to logistics and shipping in the year 1976. He was hired as General Manager Finance in a Logistics Company in Saudi Arabia from where he took off and ran the overall operations of the Company. One after another he kept on developing new businesses in the same field as well as diversified into textiles and restaurants all within the GCC region. He carries immense experience and exposure in the field of Finance, Corporate Strategy, Management, Operations and most importantly on business start-ups. He has successfully established six companies and a chain of “A” class restaurants throughout the GCC during his professional life.
After passing the final exam of England Institute of Chartered Accountants, i.e., The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Mr. Shahzad Hussain returned to Pakistan from UK, in early 1980s. In Pakistan, he became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan i.e. ICAP. Later, he was elected as a member of its Council for a term of four years and also served as Vice President (North), where he chaired the ICAP’s Discipline Committee, reporting to the Council.
In 1980, after serving briefly in SNGPL, he joined A. F. Ferguson and Co., a network firm of Price Waterhouse & Coopers (PwC). In early 1990’s he was admitted to partnership and served the firm in Audit, Tax and consultancy. In 2003, he was made Partner In-Charge of Lahore Office, where he served until his retirement in 2015.
He has vast experience in Audit, Tax practice and in consultancy. He headed many assignments, including Asian Development Bank funded assignment for Punjab Government Resource Mobilization, where he gained considerable experience in Provincial Government organization structures and procedures in various fields
Mr. Imran Maqbool serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of MCB Bank Limited. He is a seasoned professional with over three decades of diverse, international banking experience. Prior to his current role, he was the Head of Commercial Branch Banking Group, where he successfully managed the largest group of the Bank in terms of market diversity, size of the workforce, number of branches, on a countrywide basis and diversified spectrum of products. His earlier, multi-faceted assignments included heading Wholesale Banking Group–North, Special Assets Management and Islamic Banking. He was also posted as Country Head, MCB Sri Lanka.
Before joining MCB Bank in 2002, Mr. Maqbool was associated with local banking operations of Bank of America and Citi Bank for over seventeen years, where he worked in various senior management roles in the respective banks.
Mr. Maqbool holds an MBA degree from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA-Karachi) as well as an MS in Management from the renowned Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the USA.
• Adamjee Insurance Company Limited
• MNET Services (Pvt.) Limited
• MCB Financial Services Limited
• MCB Employees Foundation
• Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited
• Adamjee Life Assurance Company Limited