Board of Directors
Muhammad Ali Tabba
ChairmanMuhammad Ali Tabba is the Chief Executive Officer of Lucky Cement Limited, succeeding his late father in 2005. He also serves as the Chief Executive of Yunus Textile Mills Ltd (YTM), a state-of-the-art home textile mill with subsidiaries in the North America and Europe. Simultaneously spearheading both these organizations, he also plays a pivotal role in providing strategic vision to ICI Pakistan Limited as its Vice Chairman.
He started his career with Yunus Brothers Group (YBG) - a family conglomerate in 1991. YBG is one of the premier business houses in Pakistan with diversified interests in Cement, Chemicals, Energy, Textiles and Real Estate Development.
Mr. Tabba serves on the Board of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) – a global trade development arm of Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce.
He is also a Trustee of the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), which sends a top Pakistani Scholar every year to Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a think tank based in Washington D.C. Additionally, Mr. Tabba is the Vice Chairman of Pakistan Business Council (PBC), a business advocacy forum comprising of leading private sector businesses. He has been nominated on the board of Pakistan - India Joint Business council (PIJBC) which promotes trade between the two countries.
He has also served as the Chairman of All Pakistan Cement Manufacturing Association (APCMA), a regulatory body of cement manufacturers in Pakistan. He has also been appointed by the Government of Pakistan to serve on the Board of Directors of Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC).
In recognition of his outstanding services and contributions in the social development sector of Pakistan, World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2010 bestowed the title of Young Global Leader (YGL) to Mr. Tabba. He is also the recipient of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry “Businessman of the Year” gold medal award for 2012-2013.
With extensive engagements in many community welfare projects, Mr. Tabba serves on the Board of Governors at numerous renowned Universities, Institutions and Foundations. He is the Vice Chairman of a not-for-Profit organization, Aziz Tabba Foundation. The foundation is working extensively in the field of social welfare, education, health and housing. The Foundation runs two state-of-the-art hospitals in Karachi; 170 bed Tabba Heart Institute (THI) which is a dedicated cardiac care hospital and 100 bed Tabba Kidney Institute (TKI), a specialized institution providing comprehensive treatment for Nephro-Urological disorder.
Muhammad Sohail Tabba
DirectorMuhammad Sohail Tabba is a leading business magnate in Pakistan with vast experience in manufacturing, energy, real estate and cement sectors gained during an illustrious career spanning over two decades. His association with YBG, one of the largest export houses of Pakistan, has successfully transformed the group’s textile concerns into leading global players. This includes renowned names such Gadoon Textile Mills Limited and Lucky Knits Private Limited where he serves as the Chief Executive Officer, and Yunus Textile Mills Limited and Lucky Textile Mills where he serves as a Director on the Board. He is also the Chairman of Lucky Paragon Readymix Concrete, Director on the Board of Lucky Cement Limited and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICI Pakistan Limited.
Sohail Tabba’s philanthropic and social engagements include being the founding member of the Child Life Foundation and the Italian Development Council (IDC). He also serves as a Director for the Tabba Heart Institute and Aziz Tabba Foundation.
Jawed Yunus Tabba
DirectorJawed Tabba has a rich experience in the textile industry and is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gadoon Textile Mills Ltd. His untiring efforts helped him acquire deep insight and expertise into the export and manufacturing activities. He has been instrumental in managing the textile concerns of the Yunus Brothers Group and has transformed Lucky Textile Mills Limited into one of the premier Textile Companies in Pakistan. He is also the Chairman of the Shares Transfer Committee of the Board of Lucky Cement Limited.
Jawed Tabba is the Chief Executive of Lucky Textile Mills Limited which is among top five Home Textile Exporters from Pakistan. Lucky Textile Mills has been a story of rapid expansion and diversification in the textile industry under Mr. Jawed’s leadership and guidance.
He has a rich experience in Textile Industry and is also managing the LuckyOne Mall project. LuckyOne is currently touted as a multi-faceted- first of its kind regional shopping mall which is revolutionizing the shopping experience in Pakistan.
Jawed Tabba is also extensively engaged in community welfare projects which include the Aziz Tabba Foundation, the foundation is working extensively in the field of social welfare, education, health and housing.
Mariam Tabba Khan
DirectorMariam Tabba Khan, took over the not-for-profit Tabba Heart Institute (THI) as Chief Executive Officer on 2nd of June, 2005 and took the challenge of establishing and running the state-of-art Institute. The hospital is serving both affording and non-affording patients, with dedication, attentiveness and commitment, maintaining a high standard of professionalism and humanistic care with respect, sincerity and transparency, in her leadership. The hospital, an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facility, is recognized by College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for imparting post-graduate training in Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, interventional Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. THI is also imparting training to nurses such as Diploma in Cardiac Nursing, recognized by Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC).
She is a popular full time CEO of the hospital and her presence gives an energetic boost to her entire team.
Director & Chief Executive OfficerWith over 35 years of rich and diversified experience in Pakistan and North America, Mr. Asif Rizvi is a seasoned and accomplished leader. He has been President and CEO of multinational and local companies for the past 20 years, having acquired corporate and Board room experience at the international level. With an Engineering and Management background by education, Asif has successfully established companies and manufacturing operations.
Asif Rizvi is an MBA from the University of Minnesota. He also holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and Bachelors from the NED University of Engineering and Technology. He is the recipient of a Fellowship under the Fulbright Program for the development of mid-career professionals in the United States.
During his Master’s Program he worked on a NASA Funded research project titled “Flame Spread on Thermally Thick Fuels” which was later used to calculate the entry angle for space shuttles re-entering the earth’s atmosphere to minimize flame spread on their exterior.
Asif began his career with the British Oxygen Company in 1982 as a Production Engineer and was Business Manager Welding when he left in 1989 to pursue a Fellowship and MBA in the USA.
On return he joined Toyota-Indus Motor Company in 1990 as the Head of Production & Engineering where his assignment was the setting up of the 33rd Global Toyota Manufacturing Facility. Following this successful assignment, he served as Head of Product Development and later as Director of Marketing.
At the end of 1998, Asif decided to emigrate to North America and settle in Canada where he headed several businesses, including Horn Plastics Inc. in Whitby, Ontario as its President. Over the next 10 years he was keenly involved in the injection molding industry serving customers such as Xerox, Denso, Toyota Gosei, Makita, Magna and Trudell Medical. He also formed a subsidiary in Indianapolis, USA, for the assembly of automotive lighting. In addition, he managed the real estate holding of the Group in Canada.
In 2009, he returned to Pakistan and joined Thal Limited as its CEO. Thal is a diversified conglomerate having several businesses in the Automotive, Packaging and Laminate industries. Over the next several years, Asif was engaged in establishing manufacturing operations for automotive Starters & Alternators and in the formation of a JV Company with Toyota Boshoku of Japan for seat manufacturing, which he also headed as the Chairman and CEO. He successfully entered into franchise agreements with several international companies. In 2013, Asif assumed the responsibility of Vice Chairman, Automotive Group for the House of Habib, overseeing five auto part companies and was a member of the Governing Board of the Group.
Asif joined Kia Lucky Motors Pakistan Limited as its Chief Executive in mid-2017. KIA Lucky Motors is a collaboration between KIA Motor Company, South Korea and the YB Group, formed to establish vehicle manufacturing operations in Pakistan.
Asif has been a member of the Group Committee overseeing the operations of Habib University and a member of the Advisory Committee for the School of Engineering.
Chief Operating OfficerMr. Muhammad Faisal is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan having experience of 20+ Years. He started his professional career in 1995 with Ernst & Young, Karachi – Pakistan in ‘Audit and Assurance’ function. Later he joined Nina Industries Limited as General Manager Finance & MIS in the year 2003.
He was associated with Toyota Pakistan (Indus Motor Company Limited) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary for 8.5 years. At Toyota Pakistan, he was responsible for negotiating Technical Assistance Agreement, Distributorship Agreement, CKD Pricing, Royalty and Technical Fee matters with Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan. He was also responsible for Finance, Accounting, Corporate & Secretarial and Legal Affairs.
Before joining Kia Lucky Motors as Chief Operating Officer in July 2017, Faisal served as Executive Director and Chief Strategy, Finance & Investment Officer at Lucky Cement Limited where he was responsible for Corporate Strategy, Investor Relations, Financial Reporting, Cost Controlling, Treasury, Cash Flow Management, Corporate & Legal Affairs and Investments of the company within and outside Pakistan.
CFO & Company SecretarySoban Farooq is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan having experience of over 10 Years. He started his professional career in 2008 with Engro Foods as a Business Analyst of Farms Division.
He climbed up the ladder and moved on to the position of Senior Business Analyst of the Global Business Unit at Engro Foods. Soon he moved up to the position of Senior Manager Finance at Engro Foods Canada Ltd/ Engro Foods US LLC. His work ethic and rigor got him promoted to the position of Senior Manager Finance of Strategic Business Unit which eventually led him to the position of General Manager Finance and Planning in 2014.
Soban has recently joined Kia Lucky Motors as the Chief Financial Officer and is currently heading the Finance Department.
Over the years, Soban has had the opportunity of attending various training programs such as the Harvard Business School’s High Potentials Leadership Program in 2015 and many other local and international leadership programs.
Gyung Min Kim
Head of ProjectG.M Kim graduated from Dong-A University with a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering in 1983 and is a member of HKMC Overseas Plant.
He joined Hyundai Group on 1985 as a member of Maintenance Team of Ulsan #1 Plant Paint Shop. During his career at Hyundai Motors Corporation Kim supervised several plant construction facilities in Korea as well as globally in Canada and India. He was designated as the Maintenance Manager for Paint Shop facilities in 1996 where he supervised the Plant Construction projects in USA, Brazil and Ulsan#3 Plant Paint Shop. In 2014 he was promoted as the head of Technical Support for Overseas Plants.
With a total experience of 32 years, Gyun Min Kim has joined Kia Lucky Motors as the Head of Project.
Syed Muzaffar Ali
Head of HRMuzaffar has been practicing HR management in Pakistan and abroad for the last 40+ years with companies like Reckitt Benckiser, The Sheraton Hotel chain, Habib Bank New York, National Construction Abu Dhabi, Pak-Arab Refinery, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited and House of Habib. He also spent two years in sales management in the United States with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Chicago Plan.
Muzaffar is on the Register of Competence in Psychological Testing of The British Psychological Society and with South African Board of Psychologists and is competent in using the full range of psychometric instruments. He is certified by Thomas International to conduct job and personal profiling for selection of senior management as well as gap identification purposes used in training & management development. He has also been trained and certified by Gilmore Associates of Canada to impart training of their international award-winning program Compete to Win. He has also been trained by HayGroup to use their methodology for job evaluations.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Sangamon State University (now known as University of Illinois – Springfield Campus), Illinois, USA in 1974 and was certified Human Resource Executive by The Educational Institute, East Lansing, Michigan in the year 1989.
He is a life member of the Pakistan Society for Training & Development and founder member of Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management. He has also been awarded the Fellowship of ABE of UK (Association of Business Executives, United Kingdom) for the work he did in promoting the cause of ABE in Pakistan.
In the last two decades of his career, Muzaffar has been involved in envisioning & strategizing exercises for the businesses he worked for, leading change strategies, job analysis & job evaluations, organization re-design, strategic management, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, organization culture, team building, executive recruitment, reward and performance management, management development, total quality, business re-engineering, continuous improvement and employee relations.
Muzaffar Joined Kia Lucky Motors as Head of Human Resources in September 2017.