Board of Directors Profile

Chaudhry Ahmed Javed(Chairman)

Chaudhry Ahmed Javed got his education from Saint Anthony and FC College, Lahore. He is the Chairman of Service Industries Limited since 2011. He served Service Sales Corporation as Chief Executive Officer. He has also worked for a decade in National Fertilizer Marketing Limited in Marketing Department.

Mr. Arif Saeed(Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Arif Saeed graduated from Oxford university. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Service Industries Limited. He has served as Chief Executive Officer Dar Es Salam Textile Mills Limited from 1992 to 2006. He has also been the Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association and the Lahore Stock Exchange. He has also served on the Boards of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited. Mr. Saeed is currently the Chairman of National Power Parks Management Company (Pvt.) Limited.

Mr. Omar Saeed(Director)

Mr. Omar Saeed graduated with high honors from Brown University and did his Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Omar has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Service Industries Limited (SIL) from 2011 to 2018. Under his stewardship, SIL won the highly prestigious Pakistan Stock Exchange Top 25 Companies Award for the years 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Prior to that, Omar was responsible for building Servis into Pakistan’s largest footwear retailer, with 500 stores and more than PKR 12b in annual revenues. He founded Ovex Technologies in 2004, which went on to become one of Pakistan’s leading call center companies before the business was sold in 2011.

He has served on the Boards of various private and public companies including The Bank of Punjab, Systems Limited, Atlas Insurance Limited, Atlas Battery Limited, Forman Christian College and Speed (Private) Limited. He has also been an adjunct faculty member of LUMS where he taught entrepreneurship.

Mr. Hassan Javed(Director)

Mr. Hassan Javed is a leather technologist from Nene College United Kingdom and Shoe Technologist from ISMS School Czech Republic. He is a Director of Service Industries Limited. Mr. Javed also served Service Industries Limited in various capacities most notably as the Resident Director of Gujrat for more than fifteen years. He served as the Chairman, Board of Directors of Gujranwala Electricity Supply Company. He serves as a Director of Standard Spinning Mills (Pvt.) Limited.

Mr. Riaz Ahmed(Director)

Mr Riaz Ahmed obtained his MBA degree from IBA Karachi. He joined Service Industries Limited in 1964 and served in senior positions in marketing and general management for 38 years in Pakistan, East Africa and Gulf Countries. While based in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania he travelled extensively to African countries with Government delegations to promote exports of footwear and tyres made in Tanzania factory.

Mr Riaz Ahmed served as an Independent Director on the Board Of Kohinoor Mills Limited, a listed company engaged in textile manufacturing and power generation, from March 2013 to March 2022.

Mr Riaz Ahmed also served as CEO Shalamar Hospital, a not for profit trust hospital in Lahore, from 2002 to 2004. He also served as Member Board Of Governers of Government Central Model High School Lower Mall Lahore, a premier educational institution set up in 1883 to provide quality education in public sector.

Mr Riaz Ahmed is a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute Of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Muhammad Naeem Khan(Director)

Mr. Muhammad Naeem Khan is a well-known experienced professional and has served various renowned companies in Pakistan over the years with distinction and dedication in various important positions which mainly includes, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Asset Management Limited, Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director of Atlas Investment Bank Limited, Director of Atlas Bank Limited, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Capital Markets (Private) Limited and Director of Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited.

Mr. Muhammad Naeem Khan is a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holding Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Statistics. Additionally, Mr. Naeem has also completed Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.

Presently, Mr. Muhammad Naeem is serving as a Director of Veda Transit Solutions (Private) Limited, Raaziq International (Private) Limited and Atlas Power Limited. He is also a certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Shahid Hussain Jatoi(Director)

Mr. Shahid Hussain Jatoi has obtained his Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from University of Karachi. He served the Government of Pakistan for over 35 years in very senior positions in Federal Board of Revenue – Ministry of Finance and Revenue, Ministry of Production, Establishment Division, Overseas Pakistanis Division and Federal Investigation Agency – Ministry of Interior. He is a Director of Service Industries Limited.
He has specialized expertise in Corporate Taxation, Alternative Corporate Tax, International Taxation, Personal Income Taxation, Value Added Taxes and Taxation of Financial Sector. Additionally, due to his good understanding in effective use of Information Technology in Modern Tax and Customs Administrations Fiscal and Tax Law legislation he served as Deputy Commissioner IT.

Mr. Osman Saifullah Khan (Director)

Osman Saifullah Khan is the Chairman of Saif Holdings Limited, Saif Textile Mills Limited and Kohat Textile Mills Limited. He is also a Board member of Saif Power Limited, Saif Energy Limited, Saif Healthcare Limited, Mediterranean Textile Company Egypt, Elite Estates (Pvt) Limited & Softech Systems (Pvt) Limited.

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. He was an elected member of the Senate of Pakistan from March 2012 to 2018 and represented the Federal Capital, Islamabad.

He 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.

Mrs. Ayesha Naweed(Director)

Mrs. Ayesha is a gold medalist in MBA, Finance from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). She also holds a Bachelor Degree in Science. She has more than 30 years’ work experience in finance, consultancy, organization restructuring, formulation and execution of the business strategy, development of business plans, human resource, and teaching. During her career, she also served as Senior Financial Advisor in Punjab Municipal Development Fund (PMDFC).