Election Of Directors

Name and Profile of Independent Directors:

Shabbir Hussain Hashami

Shabbir Hashmi has more than 30 years of project finance and private equity experience. At Actis Capital, one of the largest private equity investors in the emerging market, he had led the Pakistan operations. Prior to Actis, he was responsible for a large regional portfolio of CDC Group Plc for Pakistan and Bangladesh.

He also had a long stint with USAID and later briefly with the World Bank in Pakistan, specializing in planning and development of energy sector of the country. In the past, he has held more than 24 board directorships as a nominee of CDC/Actis and 11 directorships as an independent. Currently, he is serving as an independent director on the on the boards of UBL Fund Managers, Engro Fertilizer, Engro Powergen Qadirpur and LMKR Holdings. He is also on the board of governors of The Help Care Society which is operating K-12 schools in Lahore for underprivileged children. He is an engineer from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan and holds an MBA from J.F. Kennedy University, USA.


Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Hasan Reza ur Rahim

Mr. Rahim is an accomplished professional who has over 30 years of domestic and international experience in the Banking and Financial Services industry. In addition to being the Chairman of Cyan Limited he serves on the Boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited and Dawood Lawrencepur Limited. Previously, he was the Executive Director in-charge of the Chairman’s Corporate Office of the Dawood Hercules Group (“DHG”). DHG consists of several listed and unlisted companies, is one of the largest entrepreneurial groups in Pakistan that has a market capitalization exceeding USD 3.5 Billion for companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange.

During his 15-year career with JPMorgan, Mr. Rahim held several senior roles in Pakistan and abroad. He assisted in establishing and heading the Global Corporate Bank in Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, was Senior Country Officer of Pakistan and and was an integral part of the Regional Corporate Finance team based in Singapore. He has originated, led and executed large complex M&A transactions and Privatizations totaling USD 5.0 billion, Sovereign Debt and Bond issues of over USD 2.0 billion in the Telecom, Airlines, Banking, Oil &Gas and Petrochemical industries.

Mr. Rahim, previously also held senior roles with MashreqBank psc, ANZ Grindlays Bank plc and commenced his career with Exxon Chemical Pakistan Limited. He was also posted and lived in Zurich, Singapore, Bahrain and Dubai and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware in USA.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Detail Profile of Candidates contesting the Election of Directors:

Shahid Hamid Pracha

Serves as Chairman Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, Tenaga Generasi Limited, and Reon Energy Limited. He is also a Director on the Boards of Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited, and Sach International (Pvt) Limited. He previously served as Chief Executive of the Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, and Dawood Foundation.

Mr. Pracha is a graduate electrical engineer from the University of Salford, UK and prior to joining the Dawood Group, spent a major part of his career with ICI Plc’s Pakistan operations in a variety of senior roles including a period of international secondment with the parent company in the UK. He is also a founding member of the Pakistan Society for Human Resource Managers and previously served as the first CEO of the Karachi Education Initiative, the sponsoring entity of the Karachi School for Business & Leadership.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Shahzada Dawood

Shahzada Dawood is a member on the Boards of Engro Corporation Limited, Engro Asahi Polymer Chemicals Ltd., Engro Chemical Pakistan Ltd., Engro Foods (Pvt) Ltd., and Engro Vopak Terminal Ltd. A Trustee of The Dawood Foundation. Shahzada Dawood holds a Masters degree in Textile Marketing and an LLB, making him one of the most prolific all-rounders in his field.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Sabrina Dawood

Sabrina Dawood joined the Board in April 2014. She is the CEO of the Dawood Foundation, a philanthropic organization for the promotion of education and creation of informal learning spaces and opportunities.

Sabrina has been involved in the field of education through her contributions in several educational initiatives such as Dawood Public School, an education institution providing O and A level education to over 2,500 female students for the past 3 decades. She is also a member of Board of Governors of National Management Foundation (NMF) of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and the board of Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL).

She holds an MSc in Medical Anthropology from University College London and a BA from London School of Economics in Anthropology & Law.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Shafiq Ahmed

Shafiq Ahmed joined The Dawood Group in 2007 and has worked for several Group concerns in different senior positions and currently looks after the Group’s finance function at the Holding Company Level as General Manager – Finance. He is also serving on the Board of Directors of Cyan Limited and Tenaga Generasi Limited.He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and also holds a degree in Law from Karachi University.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi

Mujtaba Khan Haider

Mujtaba Haider Khan is the CEO of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited and Reon Energy Limited. He has also served as the Head of Strategy for Dawood Hercules Corporation. Earlier he served as the Head of Strategy and Transformation for BT Fleet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of British Telecom in London. Mujtaba has worked for BT in a range of commercial and transformation roles including as Project Director in Global Services Division and as the Head of Procurement for the UK wide fiber rollout program.

Mujtaba holds his BS in Computer Systems Engineering and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. His area of expertise includes Growth Strategy, Startups, and Cost Transformation.

Office Address: Dawood Centre, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi