Board Of Directors
Mr.Anwar Saifullah Khan –Chairman
Mr.Anwar Saifullah Khan is Co-Chairman of the Saif Group of Companies. He is also the Chairman of a number of the Group companies including Saif Energy, Green Fuels and Lahore Compost.
Mr.Anwar Saifullah Khan joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1970. During his years in government service, he held key field and staff appointments including Deputy Commissioner of Mardan and Kohat Districts. He served as Consul General of Pakistan in Montreal, Canada from 1980 to 1984. He resigned from the Civil Service in 1984 to join the Saif Group.
In the general elections of 1988 Mr. Anwar Saifullah Khan was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan. Following the 1990 General Elections, he became a Senator and served in the Senate of Pakistan until March 1997.
During his service as a public representative, Mr. Anwar Khan held the following Cabinet positions:
- Federal Minister for Environment and Urban Affairs (1991 to 1993)
- Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources (1994 to 1996).
Mr.Anwar Saifullah Khan holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Peshawar, an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Christ Church – the University of Oxford and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mr.Zaheen ud Din Qurashi – CEO
Mr.Zaheen ud Din is the Chief Executive Officer of Saif Textile Mills Ltd .
Since joining the Saif Group in 2000, Mr. Zaheen ud Din’s primary responsibilities include:
Liaising with bankers for arranging short term and long term loans.
Preparing business plans for the Textile division.
Implementing sound internal control systems to safeguard the resources of the company.
Preparing and presenting periodic financial reports to the Board and arranging for them to be published as per SECP requirements.
Mr. Zaheen ud Din is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and has considerable experience in the fields of Accountancy, Auditing and Financial Appraisal of diversified businesses.
Mr.Javed Saifullah Khan – Director
Mr. Javed Saifullah Khan is the Chairman of Saif Group of Companies. He joined the Group in 1973 and since 1981 he has headed the Group, and has been responsible for promoting new ventures and transforming the Group into the diversified business it is today.
Mr. Khan is a globally acclaimed business leader with deep and comprehensive expertise in introducing new projects in emerging markets. He is credited with launching Mobilink, the first ever GSM cellular company in the subcontinent, in JV partnership with Motorola. He also developed Trans World Associates, Pakistan’s first private sector undersea fiber optic cable system of 1300 KM between Pakistan, Oman and UAE. His efforts led to development of the Mediterranean Textile Company in Egypt as a JV of Saif Group with local Egyptian partners. MTC produces yarn for the premium segment of the European shirting market and is one of the top exporters of Egypt in textile spinning industry.
In recognition of his expertise of Pakistan’s corporate sector and his services to bringing foreign direct investment into Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan awarded him the prestigious Sitara I Imtiaz, one of Pakistan’s highest Civil Awards, in 2007.
He continues to serve as Member – Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan. He has served twice as Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA). He also formerly served as Member Board of Directors of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Habib Bank Limited, and Mobilink.
Mr. Khan graduated with a BA in Economics & History from Carnegie Mellon University and went on to receive his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973.
Mr.Osman Saifullah Khan – Director
Mr.Osman S. Khan joined the Textile Division of the Saif Group in 1995 and is responsible for the continued growth and success of the Division. He heads the Group’s business development and strategic activities, in addition to his continuing role at the Textile Division.
Mr. Osman S. Khan has been elected to a number of key appointments at All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) including:
- Central Vice – Chairman
- Chairman – Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa Zone (two terms)
- Member – Central Managing Committee (two terms)
Mr Khan has remained a member of the Board of Management, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Pakistan’s largest corporation.
Mr Khan has recently been elected to the Senate of Pakistan. He represents the Federal Capital, Islamabad.
Mr.Osman Saifullah Khan has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and a Masters in Engineering, Economics and Management from Christ Church, the University of Oxford. He attended Oxford as Britannia Chevening Scholar.
Mr.Jehangir Saifullah Khan – Director
Mr. Jehangir Saifullah Khan joined the Group after graduating from University of Virginia, USA in 2001. After successfully managing the Group’s Textile operations for three years, he moved to Saif Telecom, where he was involved in developing and securing financing for Pakistan’s first under-sea fiber optic cable system TW-1.
He was made the Chief Operating Officer of Saif Energy Ltd; the Group’s Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Company in January 2006 and is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Saif Energy Ltd.
Mr. Khan has worked with Merrill Lynch, Salomon Smith Barney and ABN AMRO Bank while being a student. He is also the member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO). He has also served as Member Executive Committee of the prestigious Pakistan Petroleum Exploration & Production Association (PPEPCA) in Pakistan.
Mrs. Hoor Yousafzai is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Saif Healthcare. She Joined the Saif Group in January 2007 as Director of Saif Holdings.
As a Chartered Accountant, Mrs. Yousafzai is also responsible for leading the development and implementation of the Corporate Taxation and Regulatory Compliance of the Group, while also assisting the Chairman and Co Chairman in Strategic Planning and Project Evaluation.
Prior to joining the Saif Group, she worked at KPMG where she gained considerable experience while completing her Articles.
Mrs. Yousafzai was admitted as an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan in 2008. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Computer Sciences.
Mr.Assad Saifullah Khan – Director
Mr.Assad Saifullah Khan is the CEO of Kohat Textile Mills Ltd and Director of Legal Affairs for the Saif Group. As Head of the Legal Department he is responsible for co-ordinating all legal and contractual matters for Group subsidiaries and associated companies.
Assad Saifullah Khan brings with him the considerable experience gained through working in the UK and Pakistan.
During his legal education, Assad Saifullah Khan worked with Orr, Dignam & Co (Islamabad) and as a caseworker for the current Deputy Leader of the Labor Party – the Right Honorable Harriet Harman MP, QC.
After completing the Bar Vocational Course, Assad interned for several months at J.D. Spicer & Co. a leading solicitor’s practice in London, before moving back to Pakistan during the summer of 2007.
This was followed by a one-year tenure as an Associate at Hassan & Hassan (Lahore). Under the tutelage of Dr. Parvez Hassan, Assad handled company law cases and corporate work for several large multinationals.
Assad Saifullah Khan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004, majoring in History and Culture and a minor in French. He then moved to London to pursue his legal education by attaining his Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law in 2005, and certification in the Bar Vocational Course from the Inns of Court School of Law (ICSL) in 2007.