Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Asad Umar

Asad Umar is the President of Engro Corporation Limitedsince January 2004, the Chairman of all Engro subsidiaries and joint venturesand Chief Executive Officer of Engro Fertilizers Limited. He was also the firstPresident of Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd., a joint venture of Engro andMitsubishi Corporation. During his years at Engro, Mr. Umar has worked in allmajor divisions, namely Finance, Manufacturing, New Ventures and Marketing.Aside from working with the Company in Pakistan, he has also worked onassignment with Exxon Chemical in Canada.

Mr. Umar is the Chairman of Pakistan Chemical & EnergySector Skill Development Company, and member on the Boards of Pakistan BusinessCouncil, Karachi Education Initiative, Pakistan Institute of CorporateGovernance, State Bank of Pakistan, and Trustee of Lahore University ofManagement Sciences.Mr. Umar has previously served as Director of Oil & GasDevelopment Company Ltd., Karachi Stock Exchange, Pakistan Centre forPhilanthropy, Pakistan State Oil and Port Qasim Authority. He also served asChair of Young Presidents’ Organisation, Pakistan Chapter.

Mr. Umar started his career with HSBC Pakistan and joinedExxon Chemical Pakistan Limited, later Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited, nowEngro Corporation Limited, in 1985.Mr. Umar has an MBA from the Institute ofBusiness Administration, Pakistan. He and his wife have two sons.

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