Our Board of Directors

Asif Jooma


Asif Jooma started his career in the corporate sector with ICI Pakistan in 1983 and has over 30 years of extensive experience in senior commercial and leadership roles. Following early years with ICI Pakistan and subsequently Pakistan PTA Limited, Asif Jooma was appointed Managing Director of Abbott Laboratories Pakistan Limited in 2007. After serving there for nearly six years, he returned to ICI Pakistan as Chief Executive in February 2013.

A Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Economics from Boston University, Asif Jooma has previously served as President of the American Business Council, President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry, member of the Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan and Chairman of the Pharma Bureau. Asif Jooma serves on the Board of NIB Bank Limited, Systems Limited and is the Chief Executive of NutriCo Pakistan Pvt. Limited. He is on the Board of Governors of the Lahore University of Management Sciences and the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, and is also a Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Programme. Asif Jooma has attended Executive Development Programmes at INSEAD and Harvard Business School.”

Suhail A Khan

Chief Executive

Suhail A Khan is the Vice President Polyester and Soda Ash Businesses. He joined ICI as a Management Trainee in 1986 with the Soda Ash Business and has over 27 years of professional experience in diverse fields. Prior to his current role, Suhail was the Vice President of the Polyester Business. He has also served as the General Manager Human Resources and Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Site General Manager for the Polyester Business and as Vice President Manufacturing for Pakistan PTA Limited.

In addition to his role as Vice President of the Polyester and Soda Ash Businesses, Suhail is also the CEO of ICI Pakistan PowerGen Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICI Pakistan.

An alumnus of the INSEAD Business School, Suhail holds a Master’s Degree from Chemical Engineering from Aston University in Birmingham, UK.

Muhammad Abid Ganatra


Appointed as a Director on the Board of Directors of ICI Pakistan Limited on December 28, 2012 and as the Chief Financial Officer of the company in April 2013, Abid Ganatra has been associated with the Yunus Brothers Group since 1994. He has more than 20 years of diversified experience at senior management positions with emphasis on financial management, operational management, capital restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and legal affairs as well as taxation.

Abid is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. He has also gained a Masters’ degree in Economics and Bachelors in Law.

Arshaduddin Ahmed


Arshad is the General Manager of the Chemicals Business. A Chartered Accountant and Engineer by profession, Arshad started his career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International. In November 1997 he joined ARTAL Pakistan (a Belgian conglomerate) as Finance Manager and later took over the role of Financial Analyst and then Operations Manager in the same organisation. In May 2001, he joined Nestle Pakistan as Operations Manager where he was later elevated to the position of Financial Controller. Arshad joined Engro Polymer in 2005 and Chemicals where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Marketing.

Arshad has over 21 years of highly diversified cross functional experience in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain with strategic management exposure spanning over different industries including both B2B and B2C organisations. He has a bachelors degree in civil engineering and has completed the AMP (advanced Management Programme) at INSEAD, France.