Sapphire Textile Mills Limited
 
 
     
 
 
 
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PROFILE OF CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION

 
1. MR. MOHAMMAD ABDULLAH

Mr. Mohammad Abdullah is the chairman and founder of Sapphire Group of Companies. He possesses wide and varied experience in Textile Business. He has been in this business for more than 50 years. He has full knowledge of internal working of Textile Mills and from time to times provides guidance to the management in running the affairs of mill efficiently and smoothly. He has special knack in formulation of polices, future planning and selection right type person for job. He widely travelled abroad and enjoys good reputation both within and outside the country. He is the recipient of Sitara-e-Imtiaz. He is also on the Board of other group companies and philanthropy trust.

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2. MR. NADEEM ABDULLAH

Mr. Nadeem Abdullah graduated as commerce graduate from MC Gill University Canada. He is currently the Chief Executive officer of Sapphire Textile Mills Limited and director in other group companies. He also has been director and member of Young President Organization, The Indus Entrepreneur, AISEC, India Pakistan Chief Executive Business Form, Karachi Cotton Association, Pakistan Business Council and Standard Chartered Pakistan. He has led the business growth of the organization, introduced new product lines and let the development of more value added products. He was involved hands-on with the development of the Group's textile operations, which has provided him with an in-depth understanding of the business. He has spearheaded the diversification of the group in non- textile business Mr.Nadeem has developed expertise in multiple disciplines including sales and marketing, supply chain management, product development and management etc.

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3. MR. SHAHID ABDULLAH

Mr. Shahid Abdullah has been associated with sapphire group since 1980. Being a director of various companies of Sapphire Group, responsibilities bestowed upon him enabled him to accept challenges and take decision in critical scenarios. He has to plan and forecast for both long and short-term positions. He has actively participated in planning for the new projects and served in an excellent manner for expansion and development. He introduced new lines in textile business in Group like Knitting, cone Dyeing, Fabric Dyeing and finishing lines. He has attained very good experience of Textile Spinning, weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Finishing and Power Generation. Recently Sapphire Electric Company Limited, a combined cycle, duel fuel power project, has started its commercial operations with a capacity of 225 MW. He is the Chief Executive of the Company. He has experience and is competent in business dealings, especially for procurement of plant and machinery, raw material and other Assets. He has experience in sale promotion and has successfully created goodwill for Sapphire products in local as well as in Export Markets. In addition to good knowledge and experience of production Sales and procurement, he is a good administrator and handled the administration of the group very successfully. He holds bachelor's degree in commerce from Karachi.

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4. MR. AMER ABDULLAH

Mr. Amer Abdullah is Master in Business Administration from USA. He joined the Group in younger age and was appointed as Director in 1990 in various group companies. He has undertaken various expansion projects of Textile sector and has diversified towards Dairies. Being a Director of Sapphire Group, responsibilities bestowed upon him, enabled him to accept challenges and take decision in critical scenarios. The Textile has quite complex dimension due to seasonal exposure and hence it requires to be out maneuverer by efficient planning. He is experienced and is competent in business dealings especially for procurement of plant and machinery, raw material and other assets. He has rich experience in sales promotion and has successfully added goodwill for sapphire products in Domestic as well as in Export Markets.

Add: C/o. Sapphire Textile Mills Limited 307, Cotton Exchange Building I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi 74000


5. MR. YOUSUF ABDULLAH

Mr. Yousuf Abdullah is Master in Business Administration from UK. He is Chief Executive Officer of Sapphire Finishing Mills Limited and also on the Board of other group business. He became Director in various companies of Sapphire Group in 1995. He has attained very good experience of Textile, Dyeing, Knitting and Finishing. He has actively participated in planning for new projects and served in an excellent manner for its implementation and expansion. He introduces new lines in Textile business. Having good experience in sale promotion, he added goodwill for sapphire product in local as well as in international markets. Presently he is working for expending in value addition textile chains / Lines. In addition to good knowledge and experience of production sale and procurement, he is good administrator and handled the administration of the group very successfully.

Add: C/o. Sapphire Textile Mills Limited 307, Cotton Exchange Building I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi 74000


6. MR. NABEEL ABDULLAH

Mr. Nabeel Abdullah has done his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics. Additionally, he has taken numerous professional courses at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. Before joining the Sapphire Group, he also interned at Citi, in the Commercial Bank, in London for 3 months. Nabeel was trained for one year at Sapphire before being appointed Director. He is currently overseeing raw material procurement, sales, production, accounts and finance for Sapphire Textile Mills Ltd and specially in weaving.

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7. MR. UMER ABDULLAH

Mr. Umer Abdullah has done his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Toronto. Before joining Sapphire Group, he interned at RBC capital markets, UHN and Akhuwat. Umer joined Sapphire in Jan 2018, he spent some time in different parts of the business to get a general understanding of textiles, and is now looking after the Home Textiles business and has ambitious plans to grow it.

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8. MR. NADEEM KARAMAT

Mr. Nadeem Karamat Corporate and Financial Services experience spreads over 34 years across three continents. A specialist in Strategy, Corporate/Business Leadership, and Board Governance, his professional experience includes managing and leading Financial Institutions in Commercial and wholesale banking, Multilateral Development banks, Capital Markets/Advisory and Development Financial Institution.

His career spanned over 23 years with Fortune 500 companies. He started with Bank of America in Pakistan in corporate banking, and then moved to American Express Bank Ltd, where he served for over 20 years. At American Express Bank he leveraged the opportunity to work in the U.S., Middle East and Singapore. With American Express Bank, he held the position as Country Head for the Levant region [Lebanon and Jordan], Corporate Finance Head for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Srilanka, and lastly Country Head for Pakistan for 6 years. After American Express Bank's divestment in Pakistan in December 2006, he successfully sold the bank to a local group under Central Bank's scheme of amalgamation. He then worked for five years in Istanbul, Turkey and successfully established the 25th Multilateral Development Bank in the world, [ECO Trade & Development Bank] as Founding Vice President, covering 10 countries and represented Pakistan for its shareholding.

Upon his return to Pakistan he joined BMA Capital Management, a large corporate advisory and brokerage house as MD in 2012. In 2014 he joined PAK Iran Investment Company [Pair Investment Company] as CEO. He has vast experience in managing functional teams, policy formulation as well as leading large and complex financial structures and M&A activities.

Outside his career, his engagements were:

Member of the Board of Directors for First Inter-investment Bank [now IGI Investment Bank], board member of Soneri Bank, Faysal Asset Management company, NICL, Sapphire Textiles Company and Director Intellectual Property Rights of Pakistan.

He remained President of American Business Council of Pakistan, Executive Committee member for Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Executive Committee member for Pakistan Banking Association, Member Board of Governors for Lahore University and Management Sciences [LUMS] Member Board of Trustees for MALC, Member Board of Trustees National University of Science and Technology [NUST]. He has been awarded the quality award for leadership and performance by Chairman American Express Company.

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9. MR. SHAHID SHAFIQ

Mr. Shahid Shafiq has an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi with a major in Accounting & Finance. He was awarded 2 Gold Medals at the IBA.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of a textile mill, and has served as the Vice Chairman of APTMA (Sind Zone) and a Member of its Central Managing Committee for a number of terms; and as the Vice Chairman of the Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) and as a Member of the KCA Board for multiple terms. He has served as a Member of the Board of the Privatisation Commission of Pakistan.

Owing to his abiding interest in the field of education, he is a Member of the Board of Governors of the IBA, the Chairman of its Audit & Finance Committee, and a Member of its Selection Board. He is a Member of the Board of Governors of the Textile University of Pakistan (TIP). Earlier, he was appointed by the President of Pakistan as a Member of the Syndicate of the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, and as the Chairman of a Search Committee to appoint a Vice-Chancellor of a Federal University.

He also volunteers on the Boards of a welfare Hospital and a School in Karachi.

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10. Ms. Mashmooma Zehra Majeed

Ms. Majeed completed her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program in 2001 from the CFA Institute and the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Program in 2010. She has a vast experience of over 20 years in Investment and Capital Markets. She has Limited, ABAMCO Ltd (now JS Investments Ltd) and Crosby Asset Management been associated with the asset management industry in Pakistan for over 18 years with her forte being in investment management and product development. She has previously worked in senior positions in Atlas Asset Management Ltd. She started her career with M/s Hameed Majeed Associates (Pvt) Ltd., as Management & Financial Consultant.

Currently, Ms. Majeed is working as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan (MUFAP) since 2012.

She is on the Board of Atlas Honda Limited from March 13, 2020. She has previously served on the Board of Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited from July 1, 2017 to March 13, 2020.

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