The Board of Directors consists of seven directors who manage the affairs of the Ismail Industries Limited. These includes;
- Mr. Muhammad M. Ismail – Chairman
- Mr. Munsarim Saifullah – Chief Executive Officer
- Mr. Maqsood Ismail – Director
- Mr. Hamid Maqsood Ismail – Director
- Mr. Ahmed Muhammad Director
- Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala – Director
- Ms. Tasneem Yusuf – Director
Brief resume of the above is given below:
Mr. Muhammad M. Ismail
Mr. Muhammad M. Ismail did his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida, USA in 1974. He joined the family concern Union Biscuits and served as a Director till 1988 when he established Ismail Industries Limited. As Chairman of IIL, he oversees all aspects of management including production, sales and distribution, marketing, and expansion and acquisitions. He also has a keen interest in bridge and is an avid golfer.
Mr. Munsarim Saifullah
Mr. Munsarim Saif did his Bachelors of Engineering from N.E.D. University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan. He worked for Pakistan International Airlines prior to joining Ismail Industries Limited. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Ismail Industries Limited. He played for the National Table Tennis Team for many years and was Pakistan’s Table Tennis champion in 1984. He has been with the company since its inception and played a key role in setting up the business.
Mr. Maqsood Ismail
Mr. Maqsood Ismail did his B.S. in Economics from the University of Delaware, USA, in 1981. He joined Union Biscuits and looked after Finance, Government Affairs and Import Departments prior to the setting up of Ismail Industries Limited. Currently, he is a Director of Ismail Industries Limited and of the Bank of Khyber where the Ismail family owns a significant share. Mr. Maqsood Ismail was the Chairman of the Export Processing Zones Authority, Pakistan. He has also been Vice President of the Federation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Pakistan and a Chairman of Yarn Merchants Association of Pakistan and President of Lasbela Chamber of Commerce. He was also on the board of IDBP, and is now a trustee of the Karachi Port Trust. He was also on the Board of Port Qasim Authority. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (one of the highest civil awards) by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of his services to the community.
Mr. Hamid Maqsood Ismail
Mr. Hamid Maqsood Ismail completed his graduation from Middlesex University (London, U.K), majoring in the field of Business Administration. As part of the new vision of the company, Hamid Ismail has recently been assigned the role of Chief of Bisconni and Snackity Business Division, where his achievements include rapid growth in the topline of the business while improving the overall profitability of both segments of the company. He has a deep interest in improving the technological capabilities of the company and implementing the accounting software.
Mr. Ahmed Muhammad
Mr. Ahmed Muhammad Ismail completed his graduation from George Washington University (USA), majoring in the field of Economics. As part of the new vision of the company, Ahmed Ismail has recently been assigned the role of Chief of Candyland and Ismail Nutrition Business divisions of the company, where he has been active in modernizing the business while bringing in a more object oriented approach to managing the company. Apart from business, he also has a keen interest in golf.
Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala
Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala done his graduation from Adamjee Science College, Karachi. He is a prominent industrialist and has played an outstanding role for strengthening the national economy especially for promoting industrialization in the country. He has served the business community in various capacities throughout his illustrious career as one of the leading representatives from the industrial sector.
Ms. Tasneem Yusuf
Ms. Tasneem Yusuf is a chartered accountant from ICAP, a fellow member of ACCA and a CPA. After working for Unilever Pakistan, she moved to Dubai and worked for both Deloitte and Nasdaq Dubai. Since moving back in 2009, she has been associated with her family practice where she now heads the audit and assurance services department. Ms. Tasneem sits on the board of Reliance Insurance Company Limited and the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (Private) Limited where she is also a member of its Audit & Risk Management Committee. She is also a member of the senate of the Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design and chairs its Finance & Planning Committee.
Ms. Tasneem has served ICAP as a member of its Auditing Standards & Ethics Committee since September 2014 and the CA Women’s Committee since September 2017.