Asad S. Jafar
Asad S. Jafar is the Chairman & CEO of Philips Pakistan Limited, a role that he has held since January 2009. His association with Philips spans a period of over 18 years, working in diverse cultures and roles across the ASEAN- Pacific Market in Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. Asad also worked with ICI Pakistan for 8 years prior to joining Philips. He has extensive experience in the areas of general management, manufacturing, supply chain management, business excellence and leading change.
Asad holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NED University, Karachi and an MBA degree from the Imperial College Business School, London, UK where he studied as a Chevening scholar. In addition to his responsibilities as the Chairman & CEO for Philips Pakistan Limited, Asad serves on the Board of Directors of Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG), Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited and Engro Fertilizers Limited. He has also served as the President of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) in 2014.
Asad is enthusiastic about nurturing and developing talent. He mentors MBA students as part of the KSBL CEO Mentorship program and is also a member of the Corporate Leaders Advisory Board at Institute of Business Administration (IBA). He is regularly invited to address business professionals and students at leadership, corporate and academic events.