Farid Ahmed KhanChief Executive Officer Read More
Farid Ahmed Khan, CFA has been involved with capital markets for over 23 years and has a broad-based, global experience with bulge bracket firms in Fund Management, Investment Banking, Investment Research and Sales, Business Development & Project Finance. Before joining HBL, Farid served as CEO of ABL AMC for over six years and was the founding CEO of MCB Asset Management. Prior to that, he worked for MCB Bank as Head of Investment Banking Group. Farid also has extensive experience outside Pakistan, having worked at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, ING Barings Securities and CLSA Emerging Markets in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, London and Istanbul in a variety of senior positions. Farid also serves on the board of FINCA Microfinance Bank and as Senior Vice Chairman of MUFAP. He has previously served on the boards of NADRA Authority, CFA Society Pakistan and as a member of Corporate Leaders Advisory Board of IBA, Karachi. Farid holds an MBA in Finance from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and got his CFA qualification in 1998. He is a regular speaker at business forums and contributes to various national and international publications.
Nadeem AbdullahDirector Read More
Mr. Nadeem Abdullah graduated as commerce graduate from MC Gill University Canada. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sapphire Textile Mills Limited and Sapphire Wind Power Company Ltd. as well as director in other group companies. He also has been director of Karachi Cotton Association and Standard Chartered Pakistan as well as Port Qasim Authority. He has led the business growth of the organization, introduced new product lines and let the development of more value added products. He was involved hands-on with the development of the Sapphire Group’s textile operations, which has provided him with an in-depth understanding of the business. He has spearheaded the diversification of the group in non- textile business Mr. Nadeem has developed expertise in multiple disciplines including sales and marketing, supply chain management, product development and management etc.
Ava A. CowasjeeDirector Read More
Ms. Ava Ardeshir Cowasjee is a prominent person in the shipping industry of Pakistan. She did her schooling at Convent of Jesus and Mary, Karachi, and higher education at Roedean School, England. Thereafter she pursued Management training at Hyde Park Hotel, London, Intercontinental Hotel, Karachi, and got her diploma in Hotel Management from the Ecole Hotelier, Switzerland. She worked as Manager, Manpower Development at Intercontinental Hotel, Karachi, for four years before joining the family business.
Rayomond KotwalDirector Read More
Mr. Rayomond Kotwal is an experienced professional with over 31 years of experience and the last 25 years in financial services. He has worked as Chief Financial Officer with United Bank Limited, NIB Bank Limited, Citibank NA and Citi Cards Canada Inc., and with ICI Pakistan Limited and Standard Microsystems Corporation, NY in a variety of roles. Currently, Mr. Kotwal is the Chief Financial Officer of Habib Bank Limited. Mr. Kotwal holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan, and a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts (USA). At present Mr. Kotwal is also on the board of First MicroFinance Bank as its Chairman and a member of the Board at Habib Allied Holdings Limited – UK and Pakistan Parkinson’s Society.
Rizwan HaiderDirector Read More
Mr. Rizwan Haider was has been appointed on the Board since April 2013. He is a seasoned banker with over thirty years of diverse banking experience in senior management positions, with local and international banks. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer for Habib Bank Limited (HBL). Mr. Haider also serves on the Boards of Habib Finance International Limited – Hong Kong, Habib Financial Services Limited – Pakistan and Diamond Trust Bank Limited – Kenya. He has previously served as the Regional General Manager – Far East and Africa regions and Head of International and Market Risks at HBL. Prior to joining HBL, Mr. Haider was with Credit Agricole, where he held senior management positions in Corporate and Investment Banking and Risk Management.