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 over 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. He has exhaustive experience related to various aspects of upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum business. 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. Presently, he is holding the position of Group Chief Executive of the Attock Group of Companies besides being the Director on the Board of all the Companies in the Group.
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.
Mr. Babar Bashir Nawaz
Non – Executive
Mr. Babar has over 30 years of experience with the Attock Group of Companies. During this period he has held various positions in Finance, Personnel, Marketing & General Management before being appointed as the Chief Executive of Attock Cement Pakistan Limited in 2002. Mr. Bashir holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad and at present is also a Director on the Board of all the listed companies of the Group in Pakistan. He has attended various courses, workshops and seminars in Pakistan and abroad on the business management and has substantial knowledge of the cement industry in Pakistan. Currently he is also a member of the Management Committee of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturing Association.
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.
Mr. Iqbal A. Khwaja (Alternate Director to Mr. Laith G. Pharaon)
Non – Executive
Mr. Iqbal Ahmad Khwaja is a Bachelor of Commerce from Karachi University and to obtain a professional degree, he proceeded to UK to qualify as Chartered Accountant from England and Wales. On his return from UK, he served with Attock Group of Companies for nearly thirty years in various capacities. He has been Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Pakistan Oilfields Limited (POL), for many years. He rose to the position of its Deputy Chief Executive and also served on the Board of POL. He has also been CEO of POL’s subsidiary Attock Chemicals (Pvt) Limited and CAPGAS (Pvt) Limited. During his tenure with the Group, he attended many national and international courses and seminars to remain up-to-date with his professional knowledge. Due to his knowledge and vast experience, he has been retained by The Attock Oil Company Limited, in the capacity of an advisor. He is also an alternate Director on the Boards of National Refinery Limited, Pakistan Oilfields Limited and Attock Refinery Limited.
Mr. Rehmat Ullah Bardaie (Alternate Director to Mr. Wael G. Pharaon)
Mr. Rehmat Ullah Bardaie is associated with Attock Group of Companies since June 1997 and has been part of the various assignments / projects undertaken from time to time. Presently, he is holding the charge of General Manager (Finance and Accounts) / Chief Financial Officer. He has attended various financial management courses, training programs, seminars and conferences in Pakistan and abroad. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).