Board of Directors

 

Board of Directors

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Iftikhar H. Shirazi
Chairman
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 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, 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 and Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). He is also serving on the Board of Governors of the British Overseas Association. He was also a member of Aga Khan Resource Development Committee and FPCCI Executive Committee. He has also served Management Association of Pakistan as their Vice President.

He also enjoys membership of a number of prestigious associations that include Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Harvard Club of New York and Pakistan and Young Presidents Organization. He was also President of International Club, Notre Dame De Namur (formerly College of Notre Dame), USA.

 

Aamir H. Shirazi
Director
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 was the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Honda Limited for over ten years. 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. He is also on the Board of Murree Brewery Company Limited and Total Parco Pakistan Limited.

 

Frahim Ali Khan
Director
Mr. Frahim Ali Khan has over 47 years of experience in General Management, Finance, Investment and Taxation. He graduated in Commerce from Karachi University in 1965 and also obtained a degree in law from the same university. 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 Battery Limited, Atlas Hitec (Private) Limited, Atlas Autos (Private) Limited,
Atlas Metals (Private) Limited, Atlas Foundation and Atlas Asset Management Limited. Earlier, he has also served on the boards of Atlas Honda Limited and Atlas Insurance Limited and has been CEO of Shirazi Investments (Private) Limited, Shirazi Trading Company (Private) Limited and former Atlas Investment Bank Limited.

 

Saquib H. Shirazi
Director
Mr. Saquib H. Shirazi is the Group Director Strategic Planning and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Honda Limited. He graduated from the Wharton School of Finance before completing his Masters from the Harvard Business School. He has worked with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Limited in Japan and is the former CEO of Atlas Investment Bank Limited. At present, he is serving as a member on the Board of Pakistan Petroleum Limited, Pakistan Cables Limited and Cherat Cement Limited. Previously, he has been on the Board of National Refinery Limited, Sui Southern Gas
Company Limited, PERAC and the Privatization Commission of Pakistan. He has also been on the Board of Harvard Business School’s Global Alumni and served as President for the year from 2006 to 2008.

 

Ali H. Shirazi
Director
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 and thereafter completed his Masters in Law from Bristol University, UK. 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 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
Director
Mr. Bashir Makki is an MBA from IBA, Karachi and  has  over 38 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 has 21 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.