Mr. Salman Burney has a degree in Economics from Cambridge. He started his career with ICI and worked with them in a number of businesses including Chemicals and Fibres, as Regional Personnel Manager for Africa and Middle East and as General Manager, Agrochemicals and Seeds.
He joined SmithKline Beecham as Director Marketing & Sales in 1992 and was appointed Managing Director of SmithKline Beecham in 1997. He is the CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan since SmithKline Beecham’s merger with GlaxoWellcome in 2001.
Mr. Burney was appointed as the President of the Overseas Investors’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) during the year 2006-2007 and at present is also the President of Pakistan Society for Training & Development and a Trustee of the Oxford & Cambridge Society Educational Trust.