Board of Directors Profile

Mr. Arif Saeed(Chairman/Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Arif Saeed graduated from Oxford University. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Service Industries Limited. He is also serving as Director on the Board of Service Long March Tyres (Private) Limited. He has served as the CEO of Dar Es Salaam Textile Mills Limited from 1992 to 2006. He has also been Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and the Lahore Stock Exchange, and served on the Board of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL). Mr. Saeed has been the founder Chairman of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Company, Punjab Thermal Power Company and National Power Parks Management Company (Pvt.) Limited which altogether successfully set up four leading power plants in the public sector.

Mr. Hassan Javed(CEO/Executive 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, Service Long March Tyres (Private) Limited, Service Shoes Lanka (Private) Limited and Servis Foundation. Mr. Javed has 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 (Private) Limited. He has also served as the chairman of Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association for a year.

Chaudhry Ahmed Javed(Non-Executive Director)

Chaudhry Ahmed Javed got his education from Saint Anthony and FC College, Lahore. He is the Chairman of Service Industries Limited since 2011. He is also serving as a Director on the Boards of Service Long March Tyres (Private) Limited and Servis Foundation. He has served Service Sales Corporation as CEO. He has also worked for a decade in National Fertilizer Marketing Limited in marketing department.

Mr. Omar Saeed(Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Omar Saeed graduated with high honors from Brown University and did his Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Omar is serving as a Director on the Boards of Service Industries Limited and Service Shoes Lanka (Private) Limited. He is also serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Service Long March Tyres (Private) Limited and Servis Foundation. Mr. Omar has recently been appointed as an Independent Director of Systems Limited.
Mr. Omar has served as the CEO of Service Industries Limited 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, Mr. Omar was responsible for building Servis into one of Pakistan’s largest footwear retailer, with 500 stores and more than PKR 12bn in annual revenues. He founded Ovex Technologies (Private) Limited in 2004, which went on to become one of Pakistan’s leading call center companies before the business was sold in 2011.
Mr. Omar has also been an adjunct faculty member of LUMS where he taught entrepreneurship.

Mr. Azmat Ali Ranjha(Independent Director)

Mr. Azmat has served in the public sector for almost 38 years in key positions as a civil servant. During his exemplary career in civil service, he has held various key positions such as Secretary Implementation S&GAD Punjab, Secretary Finance Punjab, Secretary Agriculture Punjab, Consul General of Pakistan in Hong Kong, Trade Minister Embassy of Pakistan Washington DC, Federal Secretary Information Technology and Telecom, Federal Secretary Commerce and Rector National School of Public Policy.
Mr. Azmat holds Master’s degree in Public Administration from United States of America (USA), Master’s in English Literature from University of the Punjab and Diploma in Personnel Administration from USA. In addition, Mr. Azmat has also attended various national and international courses and is a certified Director from University of Lahore.
In the capacity of Federal Secretary Information Technology and Telecom, Mr. Azmat has served on the Boards of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), Telecom Foundation, Pak Data Com, Ufone and Universal Service Fund Company.
Currently, Mr. Azmat is serving as Rector of the National School of Public Policy and in that capacity he is serving on the Boards of Governors of National School of Public Policy, Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS)
and National College of Arts.

Mr. Abdul Rashid Lone(Independent Director)

Mr. Abdul Rashid is a well-known experienced professional and served in Gas Industry in Pakistan over a span of 36 years with distinction and dedication in various important positions which mainly included, Managing Director Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), Managing Director Interstate Gas Systems Limited (IGSL), Director on the Boards of Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) and Interstate Gas System Limited (IGSL). He has also served as Board Member of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan (PIP) and Managing Director of Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited.
Mr. Abdul Rashid is a Chemical Engineer by profession holding MSc (Chemical Engineering) degree from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is a registered professional engineer with the Pakistan Engineering Council, Fellow Member of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers and Member, NACE International, USA.
Presently, Mr. Abdul Rashid is serving as Chief Executive Officer of Qarshi Foundation Trust and Vice Chancellor of Qarshi University.

Ms. Maleeha Humayun Bangash(Independent Director)

Over the years, Ms. Maleeha has served on senior management positions in public and private sector. During her exemplary career, she served as Managing Director, Investment Climate Reform Unit – (IFC/World Bank Group-P&D Department, Govt. of Punjab), Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Habib Asset Management Limited, Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President – JS Investment Ltd, Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Strategy, Bus Development & Product Structuring – UBL Fund Manager and Member/Commissioner (Equivalent: Grade 21) Advocacy & Research, Add representative: Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP).
Her latest assignment was Advisor to Finance Minister, Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Engaged by World Bank Group for EODB, Investments, Investment Climate).
Ms. Maleeha is also serving on the Boards of Thardeep Microfinance Foundation, Mithi, Habib Insurance Company Limited, Nishat Power Limited and Cherat Packaging Limited. She has also attended various national and international courses and a certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Hassan Ehsan Cheema(Executive Director)

Mr. Hassan received his Master’s degree in Commerce (M. Com) from Hailey College, University of the Punjab in 2002. He topped the M.Com. examinations and received Gold Medal. He is on the distinction list of Hailey College of Commerce. He has also completed foundation courses of two stages of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan ICMAP as well. Mr. Hassan joined the Servis Group in 2002 and held various senior management positions in the Group in the areas of production planning, sales and marketing. Mr. Hassan is presently serving as a Business Head in SGFL.

Mr. Qadeer Ahmed Vaseer(Executive Director)

Mr. Qadeer holds Master’s degree in political science and LLB from University of the Punjab. He has also completed a Diploma in Footwear Manufacturing & Allied Materials Technology from Canada with Distinction. In addition, Mr. Qadeer has also completed various other courses related to productivity enhancement, leadership building etc.
Mr. Qadeer is an experienced professional and has more than 30 years of experience in Shoe Manufacturing and has the honor to raise three new shoe units. Mr. Qadeer joined Servis Group on June 02, 1997 and is presently serving as Vice President Operations in SGFL. Mr. Qadeer is also serving as a Director on the Board of Service Shoes Lanka (Pvt.) Limited.