Board Of Directors
MRS. SHAZIA AGHA - CHAIRPERSON
Mrs. Shazia Agha holds a post graduate Degree in Islamic Studies from University of Karachi, a PGD from Islamic College of Advance Studies (UK) and PGD in Higher Education from Middlesex University (UK). Mrs. Shazia Agha is a well-known philanthropist and participates with significant dedication in welfare activities of different organizations. She established Al Hadi Educational Vocational Centre for women in various underprivileged areas in Karachi to eliminate the illiteracy, develop self-esteem, self-awareness of women with her distinctive coaching and training skills. Some of her other work comprises of conducting workshops on six skills for an empowered wife and women, teaching Islamic studies to undergraduate students at informatics institute. Mrs. Shazia has been taking an active lead on the Agha Welfare Trust, a CSR Project of Agha Steel Industries Limited. With her experience, CSR projects of ASIL are being carried out in the true spirit and are expected to uplift the underprivileged on an aggressive scale
MR. HUSSAIN IQBAL AGHA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Hussain Iqbal Agha is playing a pivotal role in transforming Pakistan’s Steel Industry by spearheading Agha Steel Industries Limited enabling it to the leading Steel Manufacturer of the nation. In 2005, Hussain Iqbal Agha graduated from Karachi American School as the salutatorian of his class. Upon graduation, Hussain Agha attended Bentley University, which is ranked amongst the top 20 Business Schools in North America. In 2009, Hussain Agha excelled to complete his undergraduate degree with a Bachelors of Management ranking in the top 10 percentile of his graduating class. Further pursuing to complete his MBA, he graduated with Honors from McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University. After attaining an exceptional education, he attended many courses in Steel Making with the aim to re-define the Steel Industry of Pakistan. Mr. Hussain is an active steel industry activist whereby he holds Chairmanship of BQATI (Bin Qasim Association for Trade and Industry). He has also attended ICAP’s director training programs with approved credit
MR. RAZA IQBAL AGHA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Raza I. Agha, the eldest son of Mr. Iqbal Agha, is leading the Denim International as Managing Director. He is also working as Director of ASIL. In 2002, Mr. Raza Iqbal Agha graduated from Karachi American School. Upon graduation, Raza Agha attended Mount Ida University located in Newton, Massachusetts USA. With a passion for business and marketing, he completed his Bachelors in Business Administration in 2006 with a concentration in Management and Marketing. In 2006, Mr. Raza Agha came back to Pakistan to join the Textile Division of the Group. His suave passion for marketing coupled with his keen management skills translated to tremendous year on year growth at Denim International.
MR. ASKARI ASGHAR AGHA - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Askari Agha is a reputable name in the construction industry. He operates with a rich experience of over 19 years in the construction and ship breaking industry. Mr. Askari holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California University Fullerton. He has been involved in the construction of some of the finest building in Karachi and has been associated in various roles with Ali developers, Zohzy Estate and Developers, A & Z Associates, A & A Associates, Cosmos Properties and Ammar Shipbreaking. Mr. Askari is playing a pivotal role in the overall strategic expansion plans of ASIL. With his experience and professional expertise, ASIL intends to achieve financial prosperity through business diversity and vertical integration.
MR. MUHAMMAD ASIF - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Muhammad Asif is a non-executive director of Agha Steel Industries Limited. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of Karachi. He has extensive business background which expands over 6 decades in various sectors.
MR. AKBAR ALI PESNANI - NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Akbar Ali Pesnani is one of the most pertinent Business advisors of Pakistan. He is the fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan. Previously, Mr. Pesnani served as a Non-Executive Director of Archroma Pakistan Ltd, Authority and Government holdings (Pvt) Ltd., and as a Non-Executive Director of Mirpurkhas Sugar Mills Ltd, Air Asia Ltd, Air Safira Ltd, Greaves CNG Pvt Ltd, Greaves Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, and Industrial Promotion Services (Pakistan) Ltd. Mr. Akbar has served the Agha Khan Development network for development and uplifting heath standards in central Asia. At present, he is on the Board of Directors at Jubilee General Insurance Co. Ltd. With his immense and immeasurable experience, Mr. Akbar Ali Pesnani is contributing towards the overall development of control environment and execution of best business practices and strategies.
MR. AMER NAZIM HAJI - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Amer Nazim Haji is a reputable name in the manufacturing and trading sector. Currently he is the managing director of Resale international private limited. Previously he was marketing director of Alucan Private limited manufacturer of Aluminum collapsible tube. He has an overall experience of around 26 years with private limited companies. Mr. Amer Nazim Haji holds Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Nova University USA. Mr. Amer Nazim Haji will be a pivotal figure in the overall strategic expansion plans of ASIL. With his experience and professional expertise, ASIL intends to achieve financial prosperity through business diversity and vertical integration.