Parvez Ghias is the Chief Executive Officer at Habib University Foundation effective Januray 2017 and Vice Chairman – Automotive at the House of Habib..
Prior to undertaking the current assignment he was CEO at Indus Motor Company Ltd., (IMC) for over 11 years. IMC is a joint venture between House of Habib of Pakistan and Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan and is engaged in manufacture and marketing of Toyota brand vehicles.
Before to joining IMC in August 2005, Parvez Ghias was Vice President, CFO and Director at Engro Corporation Ltd a leading fertilizer producer with investments in bulk chemical terminal, PVC resin manufacturing, energy and food businesses. He joined Engro Chemical Pakistan formerly an Exxon Corporation affiliate in 1980 and held various positions, including overseas assignments with Exxon Chemical at Hong Kong and Canada, and at the time of the employee buyout of the Company from Exxon Corporation in 1991, was the Human Resources Manager and facilitated the transaction for the employees that enabled them to seek ownership of the company stock.
Parvez Ghias worked for Unilever plc., in Middle East between 1974-1980.
He serves as non-executive director at Indus Motor and as independent director on the boards of Shell Pakistan Ltd., Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd., and Dawood Hercules Corporation.
Parvez Ghias is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants from England & Wales and member of several faculties of the Institute and holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Statistics.
Parvez Ghias takes keen interest in sports and plays golf.