Directors Profile

Asghar D. Habib

Mr. Asghar D. Habib is the Chairman of the Board and non-executive Director of the Company. He is a senior member of Dawod Habib group, one of the most respected business houses within and outside Pakistan. He is Certified Director from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. He has been associated with the Habib group since 1964 and actively managing its sugar, distillery, textiles and banking businesses. He is serving on the Board of various private companies of the group and also trustee of various charitable institutions.

Ali Raza D. Habib

Mr. Ali Raza D. Habib is non-executive director of the Company. He has been associated with the Company for over 20 years. Mr. Ali Raza has also served as the Chairman of Bank AL Habib and Habib Asset Management Limited and as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Habib Insurance Company Limited.

Murtaza Habib

Mr. Murtaza Habib is an executive director of the Company. He has been associated with the Company since 1983. He holds Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration from Texas – USA. He is certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is also serving on the Board of Director of Bank AL Habib Limited and various private limited companies and Trusts. He is a seasoned businessman and has rich experience of over 30 years in the manufacturing and banking industry.

Shams Mohammad Haji

Mr. Shams Mohammad Haji is an independent non-executive director. He is on the board of Habib Sugar since 2014. He is certified Director from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. He is also serving as Managing Director of the Pak Gum Industries Private limited since 2010. Besides these, he is also on the board of trustees of various trust and foundations.

Farouq Habib Rahimtoola

Mr. Farouq Habib Rahimtoola is an independent director. He is graduated in Economic & Law from the University of Cambridge, London and hold Master’s degree from Inner Temple, London.  He is also serving as chairman and Director of various private companies and trusts. He has diversified experience of over 58 years in the industry.      

Tyaba Muslim Habib

Mrs Tyaba Muslim Habib is co-owner and co-founder of an independent niche publishing house, Sama Editorial and Publishing Services. She is Bachelor of Arts and has a long and varied career spanning over 45 years including print and broadcast journalism, marketing and market research, public relations, teaching, and publishing and book development. She has served as senior editor rights, acquisitions and permissions at Oxford University Press, Karachi, and General Manager APR. She supports the Jamil Naqsh Museum and is Member, Managing Committee of Lady Dufferin Hospital.

Asim Rafiq

Mr. Asim Rafiq is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has over 20 years diversified experience in accounting & audits, strategy and financial planning, taxation, software/ERP development and implementation, corporate affairs & Regulators’ dealings in leading private and public sector organizations. He also has BOD experience of more than a decade in various listed companies primarily in Sugar industry.

He completed his Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan with training from A F Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants (PwC Pakistan); certification in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and certification in Internal Audit from the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. He has also attended various national and international seminars & conferences on IFRS, Governance & Strategic planning. Also, he has completed renowned Leadership Grid Seminar from Grid International Inc, USA.