Board Of Directors


Mr. Neon Kim

Mr. Jung Neon Kim

Chairman

Career: Mr Kim has been with the Company since the acquisition by LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea in 2009. He was appointed as Executive Director on the Board in 2009 and was re-elected in June 2011. In 2014, he was appointed Chief Executive of the Company. Mr Kim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Pusan National University in Korea and has also completed a short MBA programme at Seoul National University. Mr Kim has been working with LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea since 1991. He stayed in the Singapore Branch from 1996 to 2000. He’s been in the PET business since 2001 and in PTA sales for more than ten years with LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea. He is a certified Director of Corporate Governance from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Chairman
  • Chairman HR & Remuneration Committee
  • Member Audit Committee
  • Member Shares Sub Committee

Outside Interests

  • Director, Lotte Chemical UK Limited
  • Director, KP Chemtech Corporation

Mr. Humair Ijaz

Mr. Humair Ijaz

Chief Executive

Career: Mr. Humair Ijaz has over 22 years of experience. After working for Siemens for a year, he joined ICI in 1993 as Management Trainee and worked in various businesses including Paints, Soda Ash and Pharmaceuticals. He was transferred to the PTA Business in 1998 as Logistics Manager and was promoted as IT Manager in the same year. He made significant contribution in setting up the business processes and systems of the PTA Plant. In 2004, he was promoted as Supply Chain Manager and then Commercial Manager in 2008. He has played an instrumental role in reshaping the Company’s Commercial activities and based on his continued commitment, he was promoted as Director Commercial in 2013.

He did his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and MBA (Finance) from Virginia Tech, USA and possesses a wide range of experience in the areas of Supply Chain, Sales and Information Technology.

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Outside Interests
None.


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Mr. Mohammad Qasim Khan

Independent Director

Career: Mr Khan is currently Business Unit President for PepsiCo International in Bangkok. He is responsible for PepsiCo’s beverage and food businesses in Japan, Korea, Philippines and Pakistan. He has been with the company since 1986, serving diverse roles in Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Pacific Islands.

Prior to PepsiCo, Mr Khan worked for Procter & Gamble based in Geneva, Switzerland, where he was responsible for the Arabian Gulf markets. Mr Khan has an MBA in Marketing from the USA.

Mr Khan is the longest serving Board member of the Company. He was first appointed as Director in 2009 and was re-elected in 2011.

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Member Shares Sub Committee

Outside Interests

  • Director Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc
  • Director Pepsi-Cola Korea Co. Limited
  • Director Pepsi-Cola Far East Trade Development Co. Inc

 


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Mr. Sang Hyeon Lee

Executive Director

Career: Mr Lee has been working with LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea since 1992, spending his first twelve years in the Production Control Team in the Ulsan Plant, where he was in charge of planning, budgeting, cost accounting and decision making support. He graduated from Hanyang University, majoring in Business Administration in 1989. Mr Lee has replaced the outgoing Executive Director, Mr Oh Hun Im.

Mr Lee has previously served as a non-executive Director on the Company’s Board from April 2013 to June 2014.

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Chairman Shares Sub Committee
  • Member HR & Remuneration Committee

Outside Interests
None.


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Mr. Pervaiz Akhtar

Independent Director

Career: Mr Akhtar graduated in 1976 from University of Punjab with majors in Economics. He later attended an MBA program at School of Business and Commerce Islamabad and secured distinction in Business Policy & Strategy and Human Resource Management. He completed his professional training with Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) and passed Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (Inter) examination in 1981. In 1989 Mr. Akhtar was awarded a USAID scholarship and he completed Petroleum Management Program at Arthur D. Little Inc Boston, U.S.A.

He is responsible for METRO’s Corporate Affairs since 2007. Being part of the senior management team, he has contributed towards successfully establishing the METRO Cash & Carry’s business in Pakistan.

Prior to joining METRO, he served as General Manager Corporate Affairs for a Dutch Multinational Company (SHV Energy) for over 9 years. Mr Akhtar has a versatile experience of more than 30 years of working with local and multinational companies in Pakistan. During this period, he served in senior management positions in the field of Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Corporate Affairs.

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Chairman Audit Committee

Outside interests

  • Director METRO– Habib Cash & Carry Pakistan (Pvt ) Ltd
  • Director German Pakistan Trade & Investment Ltd
  • Director Star Farm Pakistan (Pvt) Limited

Mr

In Goo Park

Non-executive Director

Career: Mr Park has been working with LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea since 1996. He had worked at Planning Department of Lotte Chemical Corporation from 2000 to 2008. He was involved in Mergers & Acquisition, Strategy and New Business Planning of LOTTE Group Headquarters from 2009 to 2016.  Mr Park is currently working as Vice President of Value Management Team at LOTTE Chemical Corporation, South Korea. Mr Park holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Seoul National University South Korea.

Tenure:  Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Outside interests

  • Director of LOTTE Chemical USA Ltd

 


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Mr. Istaqbal Mehdi

Non-executive Director

Career: He has held several roles throughout his professional career. From 2009 onwards, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Al-Aman Holding (Pvt.) Ltd. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company (Private) Limited. Some of his other roles include: serving as President and Chief Executive Officer at Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan and Managing Director at Investment Corporation of Pakistan. He began his career in 1967 as a Research Assistant at USAID Lahore. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Financial Economics from the University of Leeds, UK. He also holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Economics from Government College, Lahore. In 1982, Mr Mehdi completed a course in public Enterprise Policy in Developing Countries from Harvard University.

Mr Mehdi has previously served as a Director on the Company’s Board from January 2011 to April 2012 and was re-appointed in June 2013.

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Member Audit Committee

Outside Interests

  • Chairman / Chief Executive of Al-Aman Holidng (Private) Limited

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Ms. Hye Sil Jang

Non-executive Director

Career: Ms Jang is currently working as General Manager of Global Management Team at Lotte Chemical Corporation, South Korea. She has been with the company since 2013. Prior to Lotte Chemical, Ms Jang worked for PWC consulting based in Korea where she was responsible for external auditing and consulting. Ms Jang did her MBA from Korea University, South Korea.

 

Tenure: Appointed to the Board on 23 June 2017 for the term to expire on 22 June 2020.

Board and Committee Activities

  • Member HR & Remuneration Committee

Outside Interests

  • Director LOTTE Chemical UK Limited
  • Director Kor-Uz Gas Chemical Investment Ltd