Profile of Directors

Sheikh Amar Hameed
Chairman

Amar Hameed is pioneer in establishing Nimir group in Pakistan. He served as chief executive officer of all group companies in Pakistan before he was moved to group’s head office. Based in Dubai Amar was leading the group chemicals business as group CEO. He left the group in 2011. Before joining Nimir group in 1989, he spent over ten years in banking, first with Fidelity Bank in London and then with National Commercial Bank in Saudi Arabia. After receiving a B.Sc. from the London school of economics he spent his early career with a Touché Ross and Whitbread London Ltd.

Mr. Zafar Mahmood
Chief Executive Officer

Zafar Mahmood is highly experienced professional engaged with Nimir since the Company started its operations. His track record suggests him as a result oriented professional with strong management, business and financial skills. Today, he stands with twenty five years of quality experience throughout in MNCs. He is a fellow of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan since 1991. Zafar’s association with Nimir group is well over 20 years old. He is serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the company since 2007. Since then, under his leadership, the Company’s top line has been raised by five times with a healthier net profit.

Mr. Osman Hameed
Director

Osman Hameed started his career as an investment banker and spent seven years with ABN AMRO Bank in London. Osman initially gained experience working in relationship banking for clients in the Technology, Media and Telecom sector before joining the bank's Structured Finance team. During the next five years Osman raised over US$ 25 billion in financing from some of Europe's largest banks in various countries across Europe. On his return to Pakistan, Osman joined the Nimir Group where he managed the supply chain division and was also a member of the management committee. Osman worked with Nimir for four years before leaving to set up his own agribusiness. Osman holds a Certificate in Securities and Financial Derivatives from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in the UK and received his B.Sc. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Abdul Jalil Jamil
Director

Abdul Jalil Jamil played an instrumental role in the establishment of Nimir group in Pakistan. He has thorough and in-depth knowledge of Pakistan’s chemical market. He worked as CEO of Nimir’s petrochemical unit and business heads of alkyd resin, oleo chemicals and chlor alkali business. Prior to Nimir, he worked as Director Operations for a global shipping company. He carries over forty years experience in commercial and management.

Mr. Muhammad Yahya Khan
Director Commercial

Muhammad Yahya Khan is a businessman having sound experience of commodities trading and import/export. He has also experience of indenting. He is the Chief Executive of MYK (Pvt.) Limited, a Company engaged in the general commodities and other products trading, adding to his credentials is a hands on experience of the corporate agro farming and capital markets as investor. He is representing minority interest on the board of directors of the company.

Mr. Khalid Mumtaz Qazi
Working Director/Finance

Khalid Mumtaz Qazi is engaged with the Company since its inception. He holds master degree in Business Administration. During his over twenty years stay with the company, he worked in various areas of finance, supply chain and administration of the company. Khalid played pivotal role in the financial restructuring and turnaround of the company. He is also responsible for supply chain of the company. He is well-connected person and has strong relationships with international and local banks.

Mr. Imran Afzal
Working Director/ Sales & Marketing

Imran Afzal, a business graduate and a lateral thinker, joined Nimir group in 2006. He has over twenty five years of experience in the field of sales and marketing and has a considerable exposure of working with leading brands. Imran has held various senior management positions in ICI Pakistan Limited and Monsanto Pakistan prior to joining Nimir. As Director Marketing of the company, he is responsible for developing the marketing strategy, delivering profit and building the distribution network.

Mr. Umar Iqbal
Working Director/Technical

Umar Iqbal is also engaged with the Company since its inception. He is a chemical engineer with master degree in business administration. He has vast techno commercial experience. During his stay with the group, Umar worked in different areas of operations including Chief Operation Officer of Nimir Industrial Chemicals Limited. As Technical Director he is responsible for overall plant operations, quality control, research and development of the company. He also worked as Global HSE Advisor for the Nimir group.

Mr. Aamir Jamil
Working Director/CFO

Aamir Jamil holds professional degree in Accountancy and Finance. He has diversified experience of working in various disciplines of accountancy, financial planning and budgeting, financial forecasting and analysis, taxation, corporate affairs and information technology. His stay with the group lasts over ninteen years. Aamir played an active role in his different assignments during association with group companies. Before joining Nimir Industrial Chemicals Limited, he worked for Siemens Pakistan.