Board of Directors

Iftikhar H. Shirazi
Mr. Iftikhar H. Shirazi graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Notre Dame De Namur University (formerly College of Notre Dame), USA, and completed his OPM from Harvard Business School, USA. He has over 30 years of corporate management experience, more particularly in the financial and trading sectors. He has to his credit, work experience at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Yamaichi Securities, and Toyota Tsusho Corporation.

He is currently Chairman of Shirazi Investments (Pvt) Limited, Atlas Asset Management Limited, Atlas Insurance Limited, Shirazi Trading Company (Private) Limited, Atlas Foundation and Atlas Information Technology Resource Centre. He is also a member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI). He is also serving on the Board of Governors of the Forman Christian College, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology and British Overseas School Association. He was also a member of the Aga Khan Resource Development Committee and FPCCI Executive Committee. He has also served the Management Association of Pakistan as their Vice President.

He also enjoys membership of several other prestigious associations that include, Harvard Club of New York and Pakistan, Young Presidents Organization, Aitchison College Old Boys Association, Government College of Commerce & Economics Old Students Association and English Speaking Union. He was also President of International Club, Notre Dame De Namur (formerly College of Notre Dame), USA.

Aamir H. Shirazi
Mr. Aamir H. Shirazi is the President of Atlas Group. He graduated from Claremont Mckenna College, California and completed his OPM from Harvard Business School. He has over 36 years of corporate management experience. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Honda Limited for over ten years. He has to his credit, work experience in Honda America, besides working at various positions in Atlas Group.
He is currently Chairman of Honda Atlas Cars, Atlas Honda, Atlas Engineering and Atlas Autos. He also serves on the boards of Shirazi Investment (Group Holding Company), Murree Brewery Company Limited.
He is a member of the Board of Governors, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Member Syndicate, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore (UET). He was also appointed as professional director on the Board of Lahore Stock Exchange for two consecutive terms by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan. He has been Honorary Consul General of Japan, Lahore since 2002 and is the Patron-in-Chief Pakistan Japan Cultural Association, Lahore.

Frahim Ali Khan
Mr. Frahim Ali Khan has over 50 years of experience in General Management, Finance, Investment and Taxation. He graduated in Law from Karachi University in 1965. He has also attended the Senior Managers’ Program from Harvard University, USA, Financial Management Program from Stanford University, USA and General Management Program from Insead University, France. He joined the Atlas Group in 1967 and has served in different positions. Currently, his other directorships include Atlas Engineering Limited, Atlas Power Limited, Atlas Autos (Private) Limited, Atlas Metals (Private) Limited, Atlas Foundation, Atlas Asset Management Limited. Atlas Insurance Limited, Atlas D.I.D Private Limited, Atlas Energy Limited, Shirazi Investments Private Limited and Zhenfa Pakistan. Earlier, he has also served on the boards of Atlas Honda Limited and has been CEO of Shirazi Investments (Private) Limited, Shirazi Trading Company (Private) Limited and former Atlas Investment Bank Limited.

Saquib H. Shirazi
Mr. Saquib Shirazi is the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Honda Limited. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and did his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
In addition to being a member of the Atlas Group, he is currently the Chairman of Pakistan Business Council. In the past, he has served on the Boards of Pakistan Petroleum Limited, National Refinery Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, Cherat Cement Limited, Cherat Paper Limited, Privatization Commission of Pakistan and as Chairman PAMA. He is at present a member of Prime Minister’s Business Council, Engineering Development Board and Pakistan Cables’ Board.
He was Harvard Business School’s Global Alumni Board President for the years 2006-2008. At present, he is on the Advisory Boards of Harvard Business School, Veon Jazz and CDC Pakistan.

Ali H. Shirazi
Mr. Ali H. Shirazi is the Group Director Financial Services and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Battery Limited. He graduated in Political Science from Yale University, USA, thereafter completed his Masters in Law from Bristol University, UK, and has attended OPM at the Harvard Business School. He has worked with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in New York as well as American Honda in Torrance, California. He is on the board of Atlas Asset Management Limited, Atlas Foundation, Atlas Insurance Limited, Atlas Global FZE, Atlas Venture Limited, Oyster International Holdings Limited, SF Global Holdings Limited, Shirazi Investments Private Limited. He is also on the Board of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (as alternate director), National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited, National Management Foundation (sponsoring body of LUMS) and Techlogix International Limited. He is a ‘Certified Director’ from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Bashir Makki
Mr. Bashir Makki is an MBA from IBA, Karachi and has over 40 years of corporate management experience. He formerly worked with ICI Pakistan Limited for 22 years, which also included 2 years of secondment with ICI Malaysia Holdings. He is a member of the Group’s Executive Committee and holds the position of Group Director for Human Resources & HSE. Additionally, he also oversees the Trading Company’s operations. He is a certified trainer and has over the years conducted several organizational development programs. He has also attended executive development programs at Harvard Business School, U.S.A. and Ashridge College in the U.K. He is a ‘Certified Director’ from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Farooq Saleem
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Farooq Saleem is associated with Atlas Group since 1993. Before taking charge of this position, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company for about 2 years. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and has attended the General Management Program from Harvard Business School – USA. He is the member of Group Executive Committee, responsible for Trading, Corporate Sustainability & Business Development. He has 25 years of diversified experience with Atlas group in financial services, finance, credit & marketing, capital markets, corporate advisory, brokerage and treasury management. He has to his credit initiation of several new business lines contributing to the overall profitability of the institutions.