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United Bank Limited (UBL), one of the country’s largest banks, announced Monday that it had appointed Sima Kamil as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank, to replace outgoing CEO Wajahat Hussain. Kamil, who will initially serve as deputy CEO at UBL, is slated to take over the top slot after […]

Atif Bajwa, president Bank Alfalah shared his views on range of issues in an interview with The News. Q: Analysts believe CPEC would have a positive impact on the banking industry. What is your opinion? A: The China–Pakistan Economic Corridor is a major project for the country. With the kind of investment envisioned, CPEC will […]

SHAZAD DADA CEO/ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Shazad is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd., effective 3 October 2014. Shazad is a graduate with honours from University of Pennsylvania with Bachelors of Science and Bachelors of Arts degrees, and also has an MBA from the Wharton […]

Money: Describe your career prior to the founding of Tameer Bank.  NADEEM HUSSAIN: I spent 28 years with Citigroup, working in nine different countries, in several different functions; I worked in Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Risk Management, Treasury, Global Cash Management, Consumer Banking, and Insurance. I quit Citigroup in August of 2005 to start Tameer […]

Mian Muhammad Mansha – a name signifying continuous struggle, hard work and a faith so very firm in his Allah that nothing on the face of this earth ever stopped him from attaining the goodies that life had in store for him and he did attain the giddy heights of glory, for sure. “I have […]

KARACHI: Can a line be drawn between ‘highly paid’ and ‘overpaid’ when it comes to executive compensation? In the case of top bankers, who are known worldwide for their insanely inflated salaries, how exactly should the monetary value of a CEO be determined? In an ideal marketplace, the law of supply and demand would seal the […]

KARACHI:  Dawood Family Takaful CEO Rizwan Ahmed Farid has said the Islamic insurance industry will not strike a deal behind closed doors over the controversial Takaful Rules 2012. Speaking to The Banker.com.pk  in an interview, Farid said Takaful companies will not withdraw their constitutional petition against the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), 26 conventional […]