Director’s Information

Mr. Bashir Ahmed


Mr. Bashir Ahmed is a well – known individual belonging to the corporate sector of Pakistan. His vast experience includes working at Singer Pakistan Ltd. as Director Marketing and later as CEO of Berger Paints Pakistan Ltd. Mr. Ahmed has received over three dozen Merit Awards during the span of his career for exceeding given objectives / targets.

Mr. Ahmed obtained his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi in 1967. He has also participated in a highly rewarding International Management Development Course at Syracuse University, New York in 1978. He has also participated in numerous international and regional conferences during his career.

He plays a prominent role in the social sector of the country as well, and has previously been associated with an NGO Raast and served as its President as well. He is a member of Karachi Charitable Association and also an active member of Rotary Club of Karachi which has several ongoing charitable projects at present.

Mr. Ahmed served on the Board of Directors of several companies, including Shezan International, Shams Textile Mills Limited, Premier Textile Mills Limited, Pakistan Paper Products from 2006 – 2014.

Address: X-3,Mangopir Road , S.I.T.E Karachi

Mr. Shamshad Ali

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Shamshad Ali is a seasoned professional who has a cumulative exposure of working in Paint industry for more than 40 years in different capacities. He is a Finance & Accounts professional whose key areas of interest are Corporate Finance, Corporate & Secretarial Practices, Taxation and Audit.

In past, Mr. Ali served as Head of Finance, Head of Internal Audit and Company Secretary of Berger Paints Pakistan Limited, Buxly Paints Limited and Berger DPI (Private) Limited. He was also engaged with A.F. Ferguson & Co (one of leading Chartered Accountancy Firm of Pakistan). He was instrumental during his career in the area of negotiation with trade union and foreign reporting to the parent company.

Address: X-3,Mangopir Road , S.I.T.E Karachi

Mr. Muhammad Sameeh Shafi



Mr. Fakhrul Arfin


Mr. Fakhrul Arfin has been engaged with Paint industry since 1982 when he assumed the role of Technical Manager – Decorative. He served this industry under different roles and in different local and international organizations including OLAYAN Technical Trading Co. and Berger Paints Pakistan Limited. During his career, he attended various technical trainings and courses organized by local and foreign organizations.

Mr. Arfin holds an MS in Polymer Science and a BS in Chemical Engineering from University of Akron, Ohio, USA.

Address: H-24-B, Muhammad.Ali. Co.Operative housing society, Fatima Jinnah Road, Karachi

Mr. Saeed Mohammad Sheikh


Mr. Saeed Mohammad Sheikh studied Surface Coating Technology at Borrough Polytechnic, London (Now known as University of South Bank) and has a first class qualification of this institution. He also holds qualification of Advanced Paint and Polymer Technology from City & Guilds of London institute with second position in England in 1967. He is a graduate in Science from University of Karachi.

Mr. Sheikh served as a Paint Technologist for about 40 years in the industry, both in Pakistan and England. He retired as a Technical Director of Berger Paints Pakistan Limited after serving it for 30 years.

Address: 70, 22nd Street, Khayaban-e-Mujahid, Phase V, DHA, Karachi

Mr. Sheikh Asim Rafiq

NIT Nominee Director

Sheikh Asim Rafiq is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

Mr. Rafiq started his career from A.F. Ferguson & Co. and presently working as Head of Internal Audit at NITL. He has a work experience of over a decade, majorly in financial services sector. In addition to his responsibilities as Head of Internal Audit, He is also representing NITL as a Nominee Director in various other companies.

Address: C/o. NIT, 6th Floor, NBP Building, I. I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi.

Mr. Muhammad Hanif Idrees


An energetic, dynamic and innovative business / commercial person, having exposure of working in Pakistan and conducting short assignments in Singapore, China, Malaysia, Oman and Turkey. He possess rich and progressive experience of leadership in various areas of Business including Corporate Secretarial matters, Trade & Corporate Finance, Accounting, Information & Communications Technology (ICT) being the main discipline with Multinational and Foreign Affiliated organizations.

He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP).He is a Certified Director, accredited under internationally acclaimed Institutional Shareholder Services from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

He is the visiting faculty for Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and also had been the visiting faculty for ICAP and ICMAP. He had been nominated on Technical Advisory Committee of ICAP (1996-98), Standing Sub -Committee for Taxation of OICCI (1995-96), Various Committees of KCCI (2005-2012).

Currently, he is holding the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at DHL Pakistan (Private) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL.

Address: Qasr -e- Zuhra, A-235/1, Block, 13-C, Gulshan -e- Iqbal, Karachi

Mr. H.P Kotwal