COMMITTEE - 2012
Mr. R. Zakir Mahmood
Member - PBA
President & CEO Habib Bank Ltd.
Update Date: 20 Jun 2012
Mr. Zakir Mahmood
holds a Masters degree in Engineering
and an M.B.A in Finance, both from
University of California at Los Angeles
(UCLA). He has over 34 years of working
experience with international and local
banks in various parts of the world
including Europe, Middle East and
Pakistan. In the year 2000, he was
appointed President and Chief Executive
Officer of Habib Bank Limited (HBL). He
has played a major role in restructuring
and shaping of HBL for privatization. He
continued as President and CEO on
acquisition of HBL by the Aga Khan Fund
for Economic Development (AKFED) and has
played a key role towards its growth.
Mr. Zakir Mahmood also serves on the
Boards of Habib Allied International
Bank Plc, UK, Habib Finance
International (Hong Kong), Khushhali
Bank and Jubilee General Insurance Co.
Ltd. He is also on Executive Committee
Member of the Pakistan Business Council,
the Pakistan Banks Association and
Institute of Bankers Pakistan.
In April 2011, Mr. Mahmood was appointed
Co President of the Pakistan - France
Business Council. He is also member of
the World Economic Forum (Geneva).
Prior to joining HBL, Mr. Mahmood has
served Credit Agricole Indosuez as
General Manager UAE and Head of
Corporate Banking and as Senior Vice
President Pakistan during the period
1991 - 2000. He has also served at
various senior positions with Bank of
America in various facets of banking in
Europe, Middle East and Pakistan during
the period 1977 - 1991.