Board of Directors

Mr. Laith G. Pharaon
(Non Executive Director)

A businessman and an international investor who has financial and trading interests in Pakistan and other parts of the world in various sectors like petroleum, power generation, chemical, real estate and cement etc. Mr. Laith holds a graduate degree from the University of Southern California. He is also Director on the Board of various Companies in the Group.

Mr. Wael G. Pharaon
(Non Executive Director)

A businessman and an international investor who has financial and trading interests in Pakistan and other parts of the world in various sectors like petroleum, power generation, chemical, real estate and cement etc. Mr. Wael holds a graduate degree. He is also Director on the Board of various Companies in the Group.

Mr. Shuaib A. Malik
(Chairman/ Non Executive Director & Alternate Director to Mr. Laith G. Pharaon)

Mr. Shuaib A. Malik has been associated with Attock Group of Companies for around four decades. He started his career as an Executive Officer in The Attock Oil Company Limited in July 1977 and served in different Companies in the Group at various times with the responsibility to supervise and oversee the operations and affairs of these Companies. He has exhaustive experience related to various aspects of upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum business. He obtained his bachelor's degree from Punjab University and has attended many international management programs, workshops and conferences including two such programs at British Institute of Management, UK and Harvard Business School, USA. Presently, he is holding the position of Group Chief Executive of the Attock Group of Companies besides being the Director on the Board of all the Companies in the Group.

Mr. Abdus Sattar
(Non Executive Director)

Mr. Abdus Sattar has over 35 years of Financial Management experience at key positions of responsibility in various Government organizations / ministries, commercial organizations with the main objective of controlling costs of various commodities, to watch consumer interest, minimize government subsidies, improve government revenues, eliminate wasteful expenses / leakages and fixation of gas and POL prices. After serving as Financial Advisor to Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan, he also remained Financial Advisor for Mari Gas Company Limited for around 8 years including 6 years as its Director on the Board. While working as Financial Advisor in Ministry of Petroleum he also served as Director on a number of boards like OGDCL, PPL, SNGPL, SSGCL, PSO, PARCO, ARL, POL, NRL, PMDC etc. as a nominee of Government of Pakistan for about seven years. He is a fellow member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP) and was also nominated as council member of ICMAP for the three years (Jan 2000 to Dec 2002) by the Government of Pakistan. He has attended many advance financial management courses, programs and trainings in institutions of international repute in Pakistan and abroad. Presently, he is on the Board of Attock Refinery Limited, Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Attock Cement Pakistan Limited and National Refinery Limited and a visiting faculty member of a number of reputed universities and professional institutions.

Mr. Jamil A. Khan
(Non Executive Director)

Mr. Jamil A. Khan was previously working in Pakistan Air Force in General Duty Pilot Branch and continued to serve in various operational, administration and staff positions for over sixteen years.

He joined National Refinery Limited in 2005 immediately after its privatization and is presently serving as its Chief Executive Officer. He is a graduate in aero sciences and holds a degree of Masters in Business Administration (Finance) besides qualifying the directors training program from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).

Mr. Shamim Ahmad Khan
(Independent Non Executive Director)

After joining Civil Service of Pakistan, Mr. Shamim Ahmad Khan served in senior positions in the Government, particularly in the Ministry of Finance and retired as Secretary, Ministry of Commerce. For ten years, he worked in Corporate Law Authority, regulatory body for the corporate sector as Member and later as Chairman. He restructured it as Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and became its first Chairman. After leaving SECP in 2000, he has been serving as director of a number of listed companies. Presently, he is a non executive director of Packages, IGI Holdings Limited and Abbott Laboratories. He is also Chairman of IGI Life Insurance. Earlier he has served on the Boards of ABN AMRO/Royal Bank of Scotland, Linde Pakistan and Pakistan Reinsurance Company. He has also been associated with non government sector. For six years, he served as Member/Chairman, Certification Panel, Pakistan Center for Philanthropy and presently he is member of Board of Governors of SDPI. Mr. Khan has undertaken a number of consultancy assignments for Asian Development Bank, World Bank and DFID.

Mr. G.A. Sabri
(Independent Non Executive Director)

Mr. G.A. Sabri did his Master's in Chemical Engineering from Punjab University in 1972. He has vast experience in the petroleum sector. He has served in senior positions in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources as Director General Renewables and Energy Resources, Director General Gas, Director General Oil, Director General Petroleum Concessions, Additional Secretary Petroleum and retired as Special Secretary Petroleum in 2010.

During his service, G.A. Sabri frequently tackled, and accomplished various tasks of national importance. He facilitated the approval and commissioning of PARCO refinery, Bosicar Refinery, White Oil Pipeline Project and Attock Petroleum Ltd. He zealously worked to strengthen policies, drafting concession agreements, both onshore & offshore, rules and the new Petroleum Policy 2008 in house. He was Chairman of two public sector organisations and member of Board of Directors of almost 18 top oil and gas companies from time to time. He remains one of the foremost energy experts of Pakistan.

(Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. M. Adil Khattak, Chief Executive Officer of Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) since 2005 has been associated with The Attock Oil Group for the last 44 years. Mr. Khattak has extensive experience in engineering, maintenance, human resource management, project management and marketing.

Mr. Khattak also holds the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Attock Gen Limited (AGL), Attock Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd. (AHL) and National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC). He is Director on the Board of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan (PIP). He is also a Member on the Boards of Governors of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Mr. Khattak is President of Attock Sahara Foundation (ASF), an NGO, working for the poor and needy people of Morgah and its surrounding areas.

Mr. Khattak holds a master's degree in engineering from Texas Tech University, USA and has attended many technical, financial and management programs in institutions of international repute in Pakistan, USA, Europe and Japan.


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