Election of Directors
Mr. Laith G. Pharaon
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.
Mr. Laith G. Pharaon was elected as Chairman of Attock Cement Pakistan Limited on 27th of January, 2017.
Mr. Wael G. Pharaon
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 Group.
Mr. Shuaib A. Malik
Mr. Shuaib A. Malik has been associated with Attock Group Companies for around 35 years. 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 Regional Chief Executive of the Attock Group of Companies besides being the Director on the Board of all the Companies in the Group.
Mr. AbdusSattar 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, 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
Director & Chief Executive
He has over 30 years of experience with the Attock Group. During this period he has held various positions in Finance, Personnel, Marketing& General Management before being appointed as the Chief Executive of Attock Cement Company 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.
Mr. Agha Sher Shah
Agha Sher Shah is currently Chairman and Chief Executive of Bandhi Sugar Mills. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Portfolio Manager of a multi-billion dollar portfolio in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. Mr. Shah started his career as an investment analyst covering consumer, energy and finance sectors of the S&P 500 in the US equity market. In his investment career of 24 years at ADIA he has held senior portfolio management positions in US and Global equities. He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Rice University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.
Mr. Sajid Nawaz
Mr. Sajid Nawaz is currently serving as a Managing Director of Pakistan Oilfields Limited (POL). He has almost 11 years work experience with POL in Senior Management positions. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Attock Refinery Limited, Attock Petroleum Limited and POL. Previously he also served as Chief Executive Officer of POL. He has over 30 years of work experience in service with Government of Pakistan at various management positions both within the country and abroad. Due to the nature of posts and assignments he carries considerable experience of working in different environments. He has attended various management courses abroad and in Pakistan, including one month course on International Petroleum Management at Canadian Petroleum Institute, Canada.
Mr. Irfan Amanullah
Mr. Irfan Amanullah is a Chartered Accountant as well as Cost and Management Accountant by profession. He started his career as a trainee student from A.F. Ferguson & Company, Chartered Accountants, a member firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers in 1988. He is a fellow member of both The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan and The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. During his career span of over 25 years he has worked with various multinational companies in Pakistan like Unilever Pakistan Limited, Merck Sharpe & Dohme and Hinopak Motors Limited. He joined Attock Cement Pakistan Limited in 2000 and since last 17 years he has been associated with this company. Presently he is the Senior General Manager (Finance & Coordination) and in this capacity he has been looking after the Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Procurement & Planning, Plant Administration & Industrial Relations and Dispatches functions. As a Business Manager, one of his best achievements was to re-introduce Pakistan Cement at regional level through EXPORTS. He has represented the cement sector of Pakistan at various national and international forums. He remained key speaker on Pakistan Cement Sector in some of the leading cement conferences in Afro-Asian countries, organized by the international reputable forums such as INTERCEM, CEMTECH and CEMASIA.