Late Dr. Ghaith Rachad Pharaon

Founder Chairman (Attock Group)

Late Dr. Ghaith R. Pharaon, the founder Chairman of the Attock Group, was an international investor and industrialist who had financial and trading interests in Pakistan and other parts of the world in various sectors like petroleum, power generation, chemical, real estate and cement. He was a visionary, an outstanding leader, a relentless achiever and above all a noble and compassionate soul. He was a true friend of Pakistan and made tremendous contribution in the economic development of Pakistan by initiating various investment projects in the country. It was his dynamic leadership which enabled the Attock Group to become one of the largest successful foreign business setups in Pakistan.

Mr. Laith G. Pharaon

Non Executive Director (Chairman Attock Group of Companies)

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, one of the largest conglomerates in the Country having diversified interests in Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Cement, Information Technology, Renewable Energy, Medical Services and Real Estate Development etc., for more than four decades. He 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 became the youngest Chief Executive of the Group Holding Company, "The Attock Oil Company Limited" on September 01, 1995. With his hard work, dedication, business acumen and professional abilities, he eventually rose to the highest management position in the Group and was appointed as Group Chief Executive of "Attock Group of Companies" in July 2006.

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.

He has exhaustive experience and in depth knowledge related to various aspects of upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum business and it was due to his visionary leadership that the Attock Group was able to grow leaps and bounds and diversify into various trades and industries.

In addition to holding the position of Group Chief Executive of the Attock Group of Companies, presently, he is serving as Chairman & Chief Executive of Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Chairman of National Refinery Limited, Chairman of Attock Refinery Limited and Chief Executive Officer of The Attock Oil Company Limited and Attock Petroleum Limited besides being the Director on the Board of all the Companies in the Group including listed and unlisted public/private limited Companies.

Mr. Abdus Sattar

Non Executive Director

Mr. Abdus Sattar has over 36 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 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 Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Attock Cement Pakistan Limited, Attock Petroleum 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, administrations and staff positions for over sixteen years. He joined National Refinery Limited in 2005 immediately after its privatization. After serving as Deputy Managing Director of the Company for more than a decade, the Board of Directors has appointed him as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective November 3, 2018. He has also served as a member on the Board of Directors of National Refinery Limited as an alternate director. 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 a Member and later as Chairman. He restructured it as Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and served as its first Chairman. After leaving SECP in 2000, he has been serving as independent/non-executive director of a number of listed companies. Presently, he is a non-executive director of IGI Holdings Limited, Pakistan Oilfields Limited, Attock Cement Pakistan Limited. He is also Chairman of IGI Life Insurance and IGI General Insurance. Earlier he has served on the Boards of Packages, Abbott Laboratories Pakistan, ABN AMRO/ Royal Bank of Scotland, Linde Pakistan and Pakistan Reinsurance Company. He has also been associated with non-profit sector. For six years, he served as a Member/ Chairman, Certification Panel, Pakistan Center for Philanthropy and presently he is a member of Board of Governors of SDPI and director of Karandaaz, a non-profit company sponsored by DFID. Mr. Khan has undertaken a number of consultancy assignments for Asian Development Bank, World Bank and DFID.

Mr. Tariq Iqbal Khan

Independent Non Executive Director

Mr. Tariq Iqbal Khan is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, with diversified experience of more than 40 years. He was pivotal in founding Islamabad Stock Exchange where he subsequently served as President as well. He has also served as the Member Tax Policy & Co-ordination in the Central Board of Revenue, followed by being appointed as Commissioner SECP, where he was instrumental in restructuring the SECP. He also held the position of Chairman of Audit Oversight Board and also held charge of SECP (acting) Chairman for a brief period. He served on prominent national level committees like Committee for formulation of Takeover law. CLA Committee for review of Securities & Exchange Ordinance 1969, Committee for formulation of CDC law & regulations and Prime Minister’s Committee for Revival of Stock Market. He served as the Chairman and MD of NIT for more than 8 years, which played the role of a catalyst in establishing, strengthening and stabilizing the capital markets. Additionally, during this period, he held the charge of Chairman & MD of ICP, for almost 5 years. He has served on Boards of the top companies like CDC, Faysal Bank Limited, Bank Al-Habib Limited, GSK, ICI, Siemens and Packages etc. He has remained Chairman of Attock Refinery Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, K.P. Energy Board and KPOGCL. Presently he is a member on the Boards of Packages Limited, Silk Bank Limited and Interloop Limited. Presently he is also serving as Chairman of Packages Converters Limited.

Mr. Babar Bashir Nawaz

Alternate Director to Mr. Wael G. Pharaon

Mr. Babar Bashir Nawaz has an illustrious career span of over 40 years with the Attock Group of Companies. During this period he has held various positions in Finance, Marketing, Personnel & General Management, before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Attock Cement Pakistan Limited in 2002. Mr. Bashir holds a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. At present, he is serving as a Director on the Boards of all the listed companies of the Attock Group in Pakistan. Being a seasoned professional, he has attended various courses, workshops and seminars in Pakistan and abroad on the business management and carries enormous knowledge of the cement industry in Pakistan. Currently, he is the Vice Chairman of All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA).

Mr. M. Adil Khattak

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Adil Khattak, Chief Executive Officer of Attock Refinery Limited since 2005 has been associated with The Attock Oil Group for the last 47 years. Mr. Khattak has extensive experience in engineering, maintenance, human resource management, project management and marketing. Mr. Khattak also holds Chief Executive Officer position of Attock Gen Limited, National Cleaner Production Centre Foundation, President, Attock Sahara Foundation and Chairman, Oil Companies Advisory Council (OCAC). He is on the Boards of Attock Petroleum Limited, Attock Hospital (Pvt) Limited, Petroleum Institute of Pakistan (PIP), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Mr. Khattak holds a master's degree in engineering from Texas Tech University, USA.