Mr. Laith G. Pharaon (Chairman)
A businessman and an international investor who has financial and trading interests in Pakistan and other parts of the world in various sectors like petroleum, power generation, chemical, real estate and cement etc. Mr. Laith holds a graduate degree from the University of Southern California. He is also Director on the Board of various Companies in the Group.
Mr. Wael G. Pharaon (Director)
A businessman and an international investor who has financial and trading interests in Pakistan and other parts of the world in various sectors like petroleum, power generation, chemical, real estate and cement etc. Mr. Wael holds a graduate degree. He is a Director on the Board of various Companies in the Attock Group of Companies.
Mr. Shuaib A. Malik (Chief Executive Officer & Director)
Mr. Shuaib A. Malik has been associated with Attock Group of Companies for more than four decades. He started his career as an Executive Officer in The Attock Oil Company Limited in July 1977 and served in different Companies in the Group at various times with the responsibility to supervise and oversee the operations and affairs of these Companies. With his professional abilities, hard work and dedication, he eventually rose to the highest management position in the Group, serving as the Group Chief Executive of one of the largest conglomerates in the Country since July 2006 having diversified interests in Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Cement, Information Technology, Renewable Energy, Medical Services and Real Estate Development etc. He has exhaustive experience related to various aspects of upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum business and it was due to his visionary leadership that the Attock Group was able to grow leaps and bounds and diversify into various trade and industries. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Punjab University and has attended many international management programs, workshops and conferences including two such programs at British Institute of Management, UK and Harvard Business School, USA. In addition to holding the position of Group Chief Executive of the Attock Group of Companies, presently, he is serving as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Chairman of Attock Refinery Limited and National Refinery Limited and Chief Executive Officer of The Attock Oil Company Limited besides being the Director on the Board of all the Companies in the Group including listed and unlisted public/private Companies.
Mr. Abdus Sattar (Director)
Non – Executive
Mr. Abdus Sattar has over 35 years of Financial Management experience at key positions of responsibility in various Government organizations / ministries, commercial organizations with the main objective of controlling costs of various commodities, to watch consumer interest, minimize government subsidies, improve government revenues, eliminate wasteful expenses / leakages and fixation of gas and POL prices. After serving as Financial Advisor to Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan, he also remained Financial Advisor for Mari Gas Company Limited for around 8 years including 6 years as its Director on the Board. While working as Financial Advisor in Ministry of Petroleum he also served as Director on a number of boards like OGDCL, PPL, SNGPL, SSGCL, PSO, PARCO, ARL, POL, NRL, PMDC etc. as a nominee of Government of Pakistan for about seven years. He is a fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP) and was also nominated as council member of ICMAP for the three years (Jan 2000 to Dec 2002) by the Government of Pakistan. He has attended many advance financial management courses, programs and trainings in institutions of international repute in Pakistan and abroad. Presently, he is on the Board of Attock Refinery Limited, Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Attock Cement Pakistan Limited and National Refinery Limited and a visiting faculty member of a number of reputed universities and professional institutions.
Lt. General Javed Alam Khan (Retd.) (Independent Director)
Non – Executive
Lt. General Javed Alam Khan was commissioned in Pakistan Army in April 1971 and subsequently joined the Armoured Corps – 24 Cavalry (Frontier Force) in 1972. He is a graduate of Armour Officer Advance Course, Fort Knox (USA), Command and Staff College, Camberley (UK), National Defense College, Islamabad and INSEAD, France. He holds a Master’s degrees in War Studies.
During the tenure of his service, the General has held various command, staff and instructional appointments which include General Staff Officer-3 (Intelligence) in an Independent Armoured Brigade Group, Instructor School of Armour, Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade, Commandant 24 Cavalry (Frontier Force), Directing Staff Command and Staff College Quetta, Army Advisor High Commission of Pakistan, United Kingdom, Commander of an Armoured Brigade and an Infantry Brigade, General Officer Commanding of an Infantry Division, Director General Analysis, Directorate General Inter Services Intelligence. His military career of nearly 35 years achieved its peak when appointed as Commander of a Strike Corps followed by his retirement in April 2006.
After his retirement from Pakistan Army, he was appointed as CEO/MD of Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited and also served as CEO/MD of Fauji Cement Company Limited from September 2008 to February 2011.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military).
Mr. Mohammad Raziuddin (Independent Director)
Non – Executive
Mr. Mohammad Raziuddin has over 30 years of rich experience in the energy sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from University of Detroit, Michigan, USA and did his MBA from Syracuse University, New York, USA. During his career, he has held top-level advisory positions in various organizations within the Country and also served as Technical Advisor in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. He has served as the CEO of Attock Refinery Ltd. and Managing Director, OGDCL. He has extensive knowledge and vast experience in energy consultancy, oil refining, exploration and production, petroleum marketing etc.
Ms. Zehra Naqvi (Independent Director)
Non – Executive
Ms. Zehra Naqvi was the CEO of Chubb Insurance Pakistan, (a wholly owned subsidiary of Chubb INA International Holdings Limited, Delaware, USA) from September 2005 to September 2017. She has over 35 years of work experience in the insurance sector. Prior to joining Chubb and its predecessor companies (CIGNA and ACE) in 1990, she worked with Royal Exchange Assurance, a branch of Guardian Royal Exchange, UK and with Adamjee Insurance Company in Pakistan. Ms. Naqvi holds a B.Sc. Degree, and an MBA Degree from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi University. She is a Chartered Insurer from the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK and is a Certified Director from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. She has served as an elected Member of the Executive Committee of the Insurance Association of Pakistan, the Executive Committee of The American Business Council and the Managing Committee of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Ms. Naqvi has represented the Insurance Association of Pakistan, on the Council of Pakistan Insurance Institute and was Chairperson of the Institute for the term of 2016. She has been a visiting faculty member at the Institute. Ms. Naqvi has served as an Independent Director on the Board of Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited. She presently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Chubb Insurance Pakistan Limited, as an Independent Director on the Board of Atlas Asset Management Limited and on the Board of IGI Life Insurance Limited.
Mr. Babar Bashir Nawaz (Alternate Director to Mr. Laith G. Pharaon)
Non – Executive
He has an illustrious career span of over 40 years with the Attock Group of Companies. During this period he has held various positions in Finance, Marketing, Personnel & General Management, before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Attock Cement Pakistan Limited in 2002. Mr. Bashir holds a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. At present, he is serving as a Director on the Boards of all the listed companies of the Attock Group in Pakistan. Being a seasoned professional, he has attended various courses, workshops and seminars in Pakistan and abroad on the business management and carries enormous knowledge of the cement industry in Pakistan. Currently, he is the Vice Chairman of All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA).
M. Adil Khattak (Alternate Director to Mr. Wael G. Pharaon)
Non – Executive
Mr. M. Adil Khattak, Chief Executive Officer of Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) since 2005 has been associated with The Attock Oil Group for the last 44 years. Mr. Khattak has extensive experience in engineering, maintenance, human resource management, project management and marketing.
Mr. Khattak also holds the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Attock Gen Limited (AGL), Attock Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd. (AHL) and National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC). He is Director on the Board of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan (PIP). He is also a Member on the Boards of Governors of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Mr. Khattak is President of Attock Sahara Foundation (ASF), an NGO, working for the poor and needy people of Morgah and its surrounding areas.
Mr. Khattak holds a master’s degree in engineering from Texas Tech University, USA and has attended many technical, financial and management programs in institutions of international repute in Pakistan, USA, Europe and Japan.