To lead in improving the quality of human life.
SYED NADEEM AHMED
Chief Executive Officer
Director Technical Operations
Mr. Imtiaz Haider is serving as Director Technical Operations - All Plants. He joined Searle Company in 2016 with 27 years of experience in quality control and plant operations in various organizations including Arwan Pharmaceutical Industries Lebanon, Hilton Pharma, Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries UAE, Roche Pakistan Limited and Abbott Pharmaceutical Industries. He holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in Biochemistry from Karachi University, and PhD in Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry from Uppsala University Germany and HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi. In addition to this, he has a post doctorate from University of Georgia USA. Mr. Imtiaz has also authored books on Quality and Biotechnology published by CRC Press USA.
Group Director Banking Relations & Corporate Affairs
Mr. Zubair Razzak Palwala is serving as Group Director Banking Relations & Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary at The Searle Company Limited. He is also one of the Board of Directors at TSCL. He started his career with AF Ferguson and Co., where he completed his article-ship in 1991. He passed the intermediate examination from ICAP and later attained an MBA. He was previously associated with Philips Electrical Industry and UDL Modaraba. Having joined IBL in 1994, he has been affiliated with the group in Audit, Finance and Corporate Affairs. He also supervised the retail business - Habitt and Dunkin Donuts - and carried various portfolios, such as Chief Financial Officer of The Searle Company Limited, Group Director Finance of IBL and Managing Director of United Distributors Pakistan Limited.
Director Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mobeen Alam is with TSCL as Director Finance & Chief Financial Officer. He is a finance professional with over a decade of experience spanning the entire gamut of Finance, including Business Finance, Controllership, Legal Compliances, Domestic Taxation, Treasury, Risk Management, Strategic Initiatives, and Legal and Secretarial. During his 7 years tenure at The Searle Company Limited, he has served in various functions, including internal audit, financial planning, taxation, fund raising, investment management, Forex, secretarial, investor relations, and commercials & litigation. He has been a strong proponent of Corporate Governance Practices and works closely with the Board. He also held the position of CFO and Company Secretary at IBL HealthCare Limited, a subsidiary of Searle. Before joining the Searle Group, he was associated with PricewaterhouseCoopers Pakistan. Mr. Mobeen is Associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants.
M. NISAR QURESHI
M. Nisar Qureshi is serving as Site Director in The Searle Company Ltd. He is successfully leading Technical Operations for the last 6.5 years and looking after the Operations of manufacturing facilities of SEARLE Lahore Plants. Mr. Qureshi by profession is an Electrical Engineer from one of the leading Pakistani Engineering university i.e. N.E.D. University of Engineering & Technology and has done various Technical short courses from reputable institutes within Pakistan and abroad. In his overall tenure of 23 years at SEARLE, Nisar has served at different positions and has been responsible for Production, Quality Control, Engineering, Supply Chain and Production Planning. He has participated in various projects related to new facility design and installations / commissioning of new Pharma machines. He is a key member in performing Technical Audits and finalizing Operations with various outside Plants for Toll Manufacturing.
SAJJAD HAFEEZ BUTT
Director Supply Chain
Sajjad Hafeez is an experienced Supply Chain Expert and leading Supply Chain function of Searle as well as some of its other group companies. He has vast experience of working including 8 years in Government Sector and 18 Years in Pharmaceuticals Industry during which he has setup and lead Supply Chains in API Manufacturing, Finished Formulations Manufacturing and Retail Pharmacy Chain Sectors. The major companies for which Sajjad has served before joining Searle include, Himont Pharmaceuticals, PDH Pharmaceuticals, Servaid Retail Pharmacy Chain, OBS ( Merck, Sharp & Dhome, Schering Plough, Organon). Sajjad is an MBA from Pioneers Institute of Research and Advance Sciences and attended many management training workshops in Pakistan and abroad.
Director Human Resources
Mr. Athar Iqbal is serving The Searle Company Limited as Director HR and the Group Head-HR for subsidiaries. As an HR professional with Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, from Karachi University and PGD in Human Resource Management from IBA, Mr. Iqbal has been associated with the group for the last 14 years. During this tenure, he has led Human Resources Department, covering all areas from transactional level to transformational level. Prior to Searle, he was engaged with Dewan Farooq Motors. Amongst his certifications attained, he is a Certified Human Resource Professional from PIQC and holds HR and IR certification from Human Resource and Industry Development Association, Japan. Mr. Iqbal is also an active visiting faculty member at Karachi University where he teaches HR to the post graduate students.
Mr. Tahir Ahmed is serving as TSCL as Marketing Director. As a recognized pharmaceutical marketing strategist with over 15 years of Marketing, Sales and Business Development experience at TSCL, he is leading a team of 1500 sales and marketing professionals. Tahir Ahmed possesses an MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Business Management from Bahria University. He has also taken top tear collaborated program of IBA and Indian School of Business on ‘Strategic Thinking’ and ‘Strategic Marketing’ from IMS Malaysia besides other training programs from British Council and IBA. He is the visiting faculty of University of Karachi and also frequently visits Business schools like CBM and KU for guest lectures.
Director & GM Searle Nutrition Division
Mr. Fakhr-e-Alam is serving as Director & General Manager Searle Nutrition Division. He has experience of more than 20 years for the marketing of high quality Nutritional products, leading and management of field force. He is Science graduate, Master of Arts and Master of Business Administration in Marketing, also having Diploma & Certificates in Marketing, Advertising, Effective Presentation Skills, Strategic Time Management, Professional Selling Skills, Basic Nutrition, Leading & Motivation of Sales Force etc. from different institutes.
Moujood Ul Hasan
Director Global Business Division
Mr. Moujood Hassan is serving as Director Global Business Division. He joined Searle Company in 2014 with 22 years of experience in sales and Marketing including 11 years of International career in Getz Pharma. He is currently working to change business model from distributor driven to own marketing and sale in current operational countries furthermore he is also working to establish Searle business operation in Laos, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Mauritius and Malawi. He is graduated from Punjab University and have participated in Management Development Program from LUMS. Marketing Excellency and also participated in GRID International, USA along with various workshops / courses conducted by local and foreign consultants.
Director Marketing & Business Operations SLPL
Mr. Irfan Akram is serving as Director Marketing & Business Operations for a Searle subsidiary SLPL , responsible for hospital solutions and Surgical/ Medical Disposable products since 2013. He earned a bachelor degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, and an M.B.A. from IBA Karachi. With over 16 years of experience in driving sales and marketing for different national and multinational companies, he climbed his career ladder from a junior manager to a senior executive of a German multinational (B.Braun.) where he spent 8 years and ended up leading its Pakistan pharmaceuticals business. He then became Divisional head of B.Braun Pakistan, responsible for its pharmaceuticals and medical products divisions, and was appointed to its Board of Directors in 2010.
Dr. Syed Sarwar
Director & GM Searle Biosciences
Dr. Syed Sarwar is serving as Director & General Manager at Searle Biosciences (Pvt) Limited. He did his graduation in medicine in the year 1995 followed by education in management sciences. Opted to pursue his career in pharmaceutical industry and has got more than nineteen years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry in different capacities of marketing & sales management with a consistent track record of success. The key areas of business are Cardiology, Hepatology, Nephrology and Oncology in different multinational organizations Like Roche, Schering-Plough, Pharmacia/ Pfizer and Aventis.
by Volume (IMS Q4 MAT 2016)