Mr. Kamran Mirza

Mr. Kamran Mirza
January 14, 2016 Najia Ansari
KYM

Mr. Kamran Y. Mirza qualified as a Chartered Accountant from United Kingdom and started his career in Pakistan as an auditor with A. F. Ferguson & Co. Mr. Mirza then made a career move in December 1970 and joined Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited, a multinational pharmaceutical cum health care company as Chief Financial Officer. He became one of the youngest Managing Director’s of his time in the year 1977 and remained in that position, i.e. Managing Director Abbott Pakistan, for 29 years. Mr. Mirza held the position of Chairman Export Processing Zones Authority from February 2007 to March 2009 and then joined Pakistan Business Council as its Chief Executive Officer, a position he currently holds. Pakistan Business Council is a Think Tank cum Business Policy Advocacy Forum. He is serving as Director on the Boards of Abbott Laboratories and International Steel (ISL) & Karwan-eHayat. He is also the Chairman of the Education Fund for Sindh (EFS) and represents PBC (The Pakistan Busness Council on the Board of BOI (Board of Investment). Previously, he served as Chairman of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Ltd. (PMEX) – formerly National Commodity Exchange Ltd.–(NCEL), Chairman of Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE), President of Overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI), President of American Business Council (ABC), and Chairman of Pharma Bureau – (Association of Pharmaceutical Multinationals). He served as a Director on the Boards of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Pakistan Steel (PS), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Pakistan Textile City Limited, Competitiveness Support Fund (CSF), Genco Holding Company, and NAVTEC. Mr. Mirza has also been a past Chairman of a Task Force set up by Planning Commission on Pharmaceutical Industry, a member of the Economic Advisory Board of the Federal Government and Sindh Wild Life Board. He has served as a Member on Quality Control Board of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

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