|Mr. Adnan Asdar Ali||Chairman|
|Mr. S. Nadeem Ahmed||Chief Executive Officer|
|Mr. Zubair Razzak Palwala||Director|
|Mr. Munis Abdullah||Non-executive Director|
|Dr. Atta Ur Rehman||Independent Director|
|Ms. Shaista Khaliq Rehman||Independent Director|
|Mr. Mufti Zia Ul Islam||Non-executive Director|
|Ms. Shaista Khaliq Rehman||Chairperson|
|Mr. Adnan Asdar Ali||Member|
|Dr. Atta Ur Rehman||Member|
|Mr. Muhammad Ali Rasheed||Secretary|
|Mrs. Shaista Khaliq Rehman||Chairperson|
|Mr. Adnan Asdar Ali||Member|
|Dr. Atta Ur Rehman||Member|
|Mr. Ather Iqbal||Secretary|
Mr. Adnan Asdar Ali
Mr. Adnan Asdar Ali has over 25 years of progressively diverse experience in the discipline of structural and forensic engineering and construction management. He is the co-founder of Multinet Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd. and is their current Chief Executive. Adnan is also a Partner at AAA Partnership (Pvt.) Ltd., a company he formed in 1987 where he overlooked the entire project management portfolio of the organization covering vast disciplines of structural and forensic engineering, construction management, project management, liaison with local and international consultants, quality control and testing procedures for a wide range of construction and other engineering material.
Lately, most of Adnan’s time has been dedicated to philanthropic efforts with special interest in working on housing schemes for low income areas, reconstruction of homes and shelters through disaster management
initiatives. He is actively involved with The Citizens Foundation (TCF), an NGO where he also plays the role of a member of the executive committee. In 2005 Adnan led the rehabilitation efforts of the TCF Relief Fund to build
shelters and homes in areas devastated by the earthquake – an effort which led to the construction of over 8,200 earthquake resistant houses throughout the Kashmir area. Currently, is deeply involved with Karachi Relief Trust,
which he co-founded in 2007, to manage its volunteers on the field, facilitate their immediate relief efforts and to reconstruct homes in the flood affected areas in Pakistan.
Adnan currently holds advisory positions in several non-profit organizations such as:
Member of the Board of Directors of:
The Citizen’s Foundation www.thecitizensfoundation.org
Co-Founder & Member of the Board of Directors of:
The Indus Hospital www.indushospital.org.pk
The Hunar Foundation www.hunarpakistan.org
Karachi Relief Trust www.karachirelief.org
Adnan started his career with Twin City Testing in Minnesota, USA after which he joined 3M Corporation in Minnesota, USA where he conducted investigative work for plants across USA for failure prevention and
rehabilitation of operating units. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin after which he went on to complete his M.S. in Forensic Engineering from University of Minnesota.
Mr. S. Nadeem Ahmed
Mr. Nadeem Ahmed is the Chief Executive Officer of The Searle Company Limited, serving the organization successfully since the last 9 years. He has 26 years of rich experience of Pharmaceutical and healthcare Industry. Apart from The Searle Company Limited, he is on the Board of Directors of IBL HealthCare Limited, United Distributors Pakistan Limited, United Brands Limited, International Franchises Private Limited, Dunkin Donuts, IBL Operations Private Limited, Searle BioSciences Private Limited, Searle Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Searle Laboratories Private Limited, Nextar Pharma Private Limited and IBL Future Technologies Private Limited. He is also a Board member of Employers Federation of Pakistan. Mr. Nadeem is actively associated at Pakistan Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers Association (PPMA) forum, where he leads as Chairman Pricing Committee. He holds graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management and post graduate degree in Management Engineering. He is also a research student of
Doctorate in Business Administration, pursuing his dissertation on ‘Evolving Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices in Europe and Asian Markets: Challenges & Opportunities’.
He has attended courses, workshops and seminars at THE IET (London, UK), Adamson University (Manila, Philippines) Harvard University (Boston, USA) University of Oxford, European University and Business School (Geneva, Switzerland). He has also received Fellow status from Chartered Management Institute (CMI, Royal Charter,England), member status from The Institute of Engineering and Technology UK and Highest Award of Honor from Cyprus
International University, Nicosia, Cyprus. He has also delivered lectures in the leading business universities and institutions of Pakistan.
Mr. Zubair Razzak Palwala
Mr. Zubair Razzak Palwala is an MBA, started the career with A.F. Ferguson & Co. He completed the article ship in 1991 and passed the intermediate examination from ICAP. Thereafter joined Philips Electrical Industry as Internal Auditors for about 3 years, he then joined the IBL Group in 1994 and since then is affiliated with the group. He performed as the Head of First UDL Modaraba for about 10 years, had also supervised the retail business i.e. Habitt
and Dunkin Donuts and is carrying variable portfolios such as Secretary of The Searle Company Limited, Group Director Finance & Managing Director of United Distributors Pakistan Limited. Mr. Palwala has ability to build
controls analyze critically and take appropriate decisions.
Mr. Munis Abdullah
Mr. Munis Abdullah joined International Brands Limited in the year 2007 as Business Manager handling the sales and distribution of FMCG products.
Mr. Munis Abdullah holds a Bachelor of Design degree from the Indus Valley School of Art and
Architecture with an overall distinction and a recipient of Founder’s award:
Mr. Munis started his career from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) in 2004. He is associated with IBL Group
since 2007. He is currently working as Group CEO of International Brands (Private) Limited, parent
company of The Searle Company Limited. Mr. Munis is currently overseeing an organizational
transformation at IBL Group which will enable IBL group to continue its growth trajectory at a rapid
pace in the next decade and beyond as envisioned by the former chairman of the IBL Group, Mr. Rashid
Abdulla (late) who was one of the leading businessman and entrepreneur of the country. Mr. Munis
also worked in the capacity of Group Chief Human Resource Officer and oversaw a transformation
process across the IBL Group companies to transform it from a family business to a professionally
managed business conglomerate.
Besides being on the board of The Searle Company Limited, Mr. Munis is also on the board of other
group companies including IBL HealthCare Limited, United Brands Limited and IBL Operations (Private)
Limited, International Brands (Private) Limited
Mr. Munis is also a member of the Executive Committee and Finance and Planning Committee of Indus
Valley School of Art and Architecture which is a centre of excellence in providing education in the fields
of fine arts, design, and architecture.
Mr. Munis has over 17 years of experience in Retail, FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Health care, Distribution,
and Information Technology sectors.
Mr. Munis is a certified Director having completed the Directors Training Program conducted by the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
Professor Dr. Atta Ur Rehman
Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rahman is a Pakistani scientist specializing in organic chemistry who served as the Chairman of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan between October 2002 until September 2008 and the Minister for Science and Technology between March 2000 and September 2002. He currently serves as President of Network of Academics of Science in Countries of the Organization of Islamic Conference (NASIC) and Professor/Patron-in-Chief of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research) University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Prof. Dr Atta Ur Rehman has a vast experience of over 56 year. He is awarded with Nishan-i-Imtiaz,Hilal-i-lmtiaz, Sitara-i-lmtiaz and Tamgha-i-lmtiaz by the Government of Pakistan.
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman has won the International Scientific Corporation Award by Chinese Academy of Science (CAS). He has been appointed as Chairman of Prime Minister’s Task Force on Science and Technology, Vice
Chairman on Prime Minister’s Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, and Co- Chair, Task Force on Information Technology.
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman has over 1,207 publications in the fields of organic chemistry including 45 patents, 335 books and 69 chapters in books published by major U.S. and European presses and 758 research publications in leading international journals. On the basis of his researches, 82 students have been awarded Ph.D. degrees in various areas of natural product chemistry whose names and titles of thesis are given on pages.
Ms. Shaista Khaliq Rehman
Ms. Shaista Khaliq Rehman completed her Bachelor of Architecture from Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture in 1997. She joined Arshad Shahid Abdullah (Private) Limited as an Architect/Project Manager. Thereafter, she was appointed the Chief Operating Officer due to her interest and grasp of management aspects of processing projects. The added responsibilities of the COO position deeply involved her into Business Operations, Finance, Public
Relations, Contract Administration, Office Administration and Human Resource aspects of running a Private Architectural Firm.
She is also on the board of directors of The Searle Company Limited as an Independent Female Director and also chairing the Audit & HR remuneration committee of the Company.
Mr. Mufti Zia Ul Islam
Mr. Mufti Zia ul Islam holds the Bachelor of Science and MBA degree from the reputable universities of Pakistan. He has more than 28 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Nutrition industry. He started his career from NUTRICIA, a Dutch Nutritional Company and was an integral part of team during the launch of Nutrition products in Pakistan. He joined The Searle Company Limited as Field Manager and served for 27 years at various positions in sales and marketing department, elevated to the position of Marketing Manager, General Manager and then as Director Marketing. He established the most successful brands in the area of Cardiology, Respiratory
Care, GI Management and Pain Management. He was also looking after the operations of Searle’s Lahore Plant. Currently, he is serving as CEO of IBL HealthCare Limited, a subsidiary of The Searle Company
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