Board of Directors

Mr. Mustapha A. Chinoy

Chairman (Non–Executive)
Director Since: February 23rd, 1998
Chairman Since:
September 30th, 2016

Mr. Mustapha A. Chinoy holds a B.Sc. in Economics from Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania, USA and has majored in Industrial Management and Marketing. Thereafter, he served as Marketing Manager, at International Industries Limited. He is currently the Chairman of International Industries Limited and Pakistan Cables Limited, and a director on the Board of Crea8ive Bench (Private) Limited, Global E-Commerce Services (Private) Limited, Global Reservation (Private) Limited and Travel Solutions (Private) Limited. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Intermark (Private) Limited. He has previously served on the Board of Union Bank Limited until it was acquired by Standard Chartered Bank.

Mr. Kamal A. Chinoy

Non-Executive Director
Director Since: February 6th, 1984

Mr. Kamal is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He is a consummate professional with over 45 years of business experience and many corporate laurels to his name. He is the senior most Director of IIL having been appointed in 1984 & started his career with the company in 1980. He has served as an interim CEO of International Industries Ltd. He has extensive experience in the corporate & management world having served successfully as CEO of Pakistan Cables for 27 years, while also having served on the Boards of many public listed companies, including Askari Bank Limited, Atlas Insurance Ltd, Atlas Power Limited, First International Investment Bank, ICI Pakistan Limited, NBP Fund Management Limited and Pakistan Security Printing Corporation.

He has been Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan) and a Director of Pakistan Centre of Philanthropy. He has also served on the Undergraduate Admissions Committee of the Aga Khan University, the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Committee for Pakistan and on the Board of Governors of Army Burn Hall Institutions. Mr. Kamal A. Chinoy is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Pakistan and Past President of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP).

He is the current Chairman of Jubilee Life Insurance Company Ltd, a Director at International Steels Ltd and Pakistan Cables Ltd and the Honorary Consul General for Cyprus in Sindh & Baluchistan.

Mr. Adnan Afridi

Independent Director
Director Since: February 18th, 2019

Mr. Adnan Afridi graduated with high honors from Harvard University with a degree in Economics and from Harvard Law School with a J.D. He has 23 years global and Pakistan based experience in Change Management, business transformation, innovation and profitability enhancement in blue chip companies, public-sector and start-up situations. Industry experience includes Capital Markets, Private Equity, Financial Services, Real-Estate, Health Care, Natural Resources, Technology and Food sectors, operating in CEO roles with Board level representations. Functional experience focuses on Governance, Strategy, Negotiation/Structuring, Corporate Planning, Group Company management, Public Relations and large-scale talent building.

Previously he was a director at Silkbank Limited, Gul Ahmed Textile Limited and Trading Corporation Pakistan. He has also served as Managing Director of the Karachi Stock Exchange Limited, CEO of the Tethyan Copper Company (Private) Limited and CEO of the OICCI.

He is currently the Managing Director of NITL. In addition to being on the board of IIL, he is a director at Bank Al Habib Limited, Bulk Transport Company (Private) Limited, Dynea Pakistan Limited and Mari Petroleum Limited. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Kidney Centre Institute and is a Member of the SECP Policy Board.

Mr. Asif Jooma

Independent Director
Director Since: March 16th, 2021

Asif Jooma started his career in the corporate sector with ICI Pakistan Limited in 1983 and has over 35 years of extensive experience in senior commercial and leadership roles. Following his early years with ICI Pakistan Limited and subsequently Pakistan PTA Limited, he was appointed Managing Director of Abbott Laboratories Pakistan Limited in 2007. After serving there for nearly six years, he returned to ICI Pakistan Limited as Chief Executive in February 2013.

Mr. Jooma has previously served as President of the American Business Council, President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) and Chairman of the Pharma Bureau. He has also served as a Director on NIB Bank Limited, Engro Fertilisers Limited and Director and Member Executive Committee of the Board of Investment (BOI) – Government of Pakistan. Mr. Jooma currently serves on the Board of National Bank of Pakistan, Systems Limited and Pakistan Tobacco Company Ltd. and is the Chief Executive of NutriCo Morinaga (Private) Limited.

He is on the Board of Governors of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and a Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Programme whilst previously also serving on the Board of Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVSAA). Mr. Jooma graduated cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics. He has attended Executive Development Programmes at INSEAD and Harvard Business School.

Mr. Azam Faruque

Non-Executive Director
Director Since: November 26th, 2009

Mr. Azam Faruque is the Chief Executive Officer of Cherat Cement Company Limited, a Ghulam Faruque Group (GFG) company. He holds a graduation degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University, USA, and also possesses an MBA (High Honors) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA. He has spent 30 years in the cement industry and other GFG businesses. He has also served as a member on the boards of Privatization Commission of the Government of Pakistan, National Bank of Pakistan and Oil and Gas Development Corporation Limited. He has also served as a member of the Board of Governors of GIK Institute and was a member of the National Commission of Science and Technology. Currently, he is also a director of Atlas Battery Limited, Faruque (Private) Limited, Greaves Pakistan (Private) Limited, Indus Motors Company Limited, Unicol Limited, Habib University Foundation and State Bank of Pakistan.

Mr. Jehangir Shah

Independent Director
Director Since: September 30th, 2016

Mr. Jehangir Shah has forty (40) years of experience in commercial banking, private & personal banking and leasing. He has had overseas work experience in UAE, Egypt and Brazil. Prior to joining Pak Oman Investment Company as Deputy Managing Director in 2008, Mr. Shah served as Country Manager-Pakistan of Oman International Bank SAOG and as Managing Director and CEO of Capital Assets Leasing Corporation Limited (Calcorp). His former employments include those of Executive Director at Pak Gulf Leasing Company Limited; Habib Credit and Exchange Bank and Bank of Credit and Commerce International. Mr. Shah also looks after the Investment Banking Division at Pak Oman. Mr. Shah is a Director of Pak Oman Asset Management Company Limited and an Independent Director of International Industries Limited.

Mr. Mansur Khan

Independent Director
Director Since: September 30th, 2019

He has over 25 years of diversified experience, and a proven track record in Development/Commercial/Investment Banking. He has done Masters in Business Administration (with distinction) from Pace University, New York, USA; majoring in Financial Management.

Mr. Khan has served as a President / CEO of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL), SME (small and Medium Enterprises) Bank Limited, Managing Director of Pak Kuwait Investment Company, Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) and the Sudanese Microfinance Development facility (SMDF). He has international experience of working in Asia, Africa, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Pak Kuwait as Managing Director, he was associated with Weidemann Associates Inc, a Crown Agents USA, company. Mr. Khan was a Fighter Pilot in the Pakistan Air Force from 1970 to 1978.

He held Directorship in The General Tyre And Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited, Sudanese Microfinance Development Facility, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, National Commodity Exchange Limited, Saudi Pak Agricultural and Investment Company Limited, National Database and Registration Authority, Kissan Support Services Limited, SME Bank Limited, SME Leasing Limited, TMT venture Capital Fund, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority, Business Competitiveness/Support Funds, and Punjab Small Industries Corporation. A certified director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Riyaz T. Chinoy

Non-Executive Director
Director Since: August 30th, 2007

Mr. Riyaz T. Chinoy is a qualified Industrial Engineer and has obtained a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, from Case Western Reserve University, USA. He is also a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is associated with the Company since 1992 and has been the CEO of the IIL from August 11, 2011 till February 9, 2021.

He has had extensive experience of all processes ranging from production, operations, supply chain, quality management systems and projects. His previous employment was with Pakistan Cables Limited. He has served as the Chairman of the IIL Australia Pty Limited and IIL Americas Inc, fully owned subsidiaries of IIL, Landhi Association of Trade and Industry and Amir Sultan Chinoy Foundation and is a member of the Pakistan-India CEO’s Business Forum, Pak-Australia Business Forum, The Institute of Industrial Engineers Pakistan and the Pakistan Engineering Council. He is also the Chairman of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Bulleh Shah Packaging (Private) Limited, Indus Motor Company Limited, Pakistan Business Council, Management Association of Pakistan, The Citizens Foundation, LITE Development & Management Company and Citizens Trust Against Crime.

Mrs. Saadia Shireen Rashid

Non-Executive Director
Director Since: September 30th, 2019

Mrs. Saadia Shireen Rashid holds a degree from Ecole Miramonte, Montreux, Switzerland. She has served as a Director at Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LCAS) where, apart from general management of the college, her primary responsibility included managing the institution’s Finance & Accounts department. She previously also held Directorship in Kashmir Edible Oils Limited (public quoted company) for a period of nearly ten years.

In pursuit of her philanthropic aims, she became the founding member of Charity Unlimited, Lahore providing relief to natural disaster victims, thalassemia patients and furthering education and vocational training.

Mr. Sohail R. Bhojani

Chief Executive Officer
Since: May 1st, 2021

Mr. Sohail Bhojani is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He is member of CPA Australia and is also accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants Australia (IPA). He is an alumnus of the London Metropolitan University, UK, where he studied Accounting & Finance, and Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France, where he attended executive development programmes. He is a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).

Mr. Bhojani has over 25 years of global and Pakistan-based post-qualification experience, mostly in commercial and finance leadership roles with responsibility for delivering strategy, top-line growth and profit, nurturing organisational capability and implementing business performance management and corporate governance frameworks. He has previously served as IIL’s Chief Financial Officer for 3 years, coming to the IIL family skilled at business management, financial planning & analysis, audit, financial control and IT project management. He has substantial experience spanning diverse sectors including industrial manufacturing, retail & private banking, FMCG marketing, life sciences, management consultancy and audit & assurance acquired at blue chip corporates including Akzo Nobel, Barclays Bank, United Bank, ICI, BDO Global and PKF Littlejohn UK.

In his last role, Sohail has been instrumental in getting IIL Australia Pty Limited, IIL’s greenfield venture headquartered in Melbourne, off the ground. As a Director and the Chief Executive of our subsidiary for 6 years, his stewardship has been pivotal in building the IIL brand as a leading supplier in the Australian market, the Company winning the prestigious Casey Award for Best Business and turning the Oceania region into IIL’s top export destination.