Director Management Profile 2018-05-02T15:09:35+00:00

Director Management Profile

Aameer Karachiwalla
Aameer KarachiwallaChairman
Date of Appointment: April 28, 2010

Mr. Aameer Karachiwalla is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Karachiwalla has held roles such as Chief of Staff, Chief Financial Officer, Group Executive Retail Bank and the Chairman of UBL Insurers Ltd He has previously been associated with American Express Bank, Citicorp Investment Bank, and Artal Group of Companies. He has been an instrumental part of UBL since late 1998.

Office Address: United Bank Ltd, UBL Building, I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi.

Zameer Mohammed Choudrey
Zameer Mohammed ChoudreyDirector
Date of Appointment: April 28, 2010

Mr. Zameer Mohammed Choudrey is the Chief Executive of Bestway Group. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of England & Wales and a member of the Institute of Directors. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the PBBC. Mr. Zameer is a trustee of Bestway Foundation UK and Chairman of Bestway Foundation Pakistan. He is also a member of British Asian Trust’s UK Advisory Council and a member of HRH Prince of Wales Pakistan Recovery Fund International Leadership Team.

Office Address: M/s. Bestway (Holdings) Limited 2 Abbey Road, Royal Park London, UK NW10 7BW Tel: 0044-20-8453 1234

Rizwan Pervez
Rizwan PervezDirector
Date of Appointment: April 28, 2010

Mr. Rizwan Pervez is a Director of Bestway (Holdings) Ltd. UK and a business graduate from the University of Pittsburgh. He then trained with a leading UK firm of Chartered Accountants, qualifying in August 1995 and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Office Address: M/s.Bestway (Holdings) Limited 2 Abbey Road, Royal Park London, UK NW10 7BW Tel: 0044-20-8453 1234

Sharjeel Shahid
Sharjeel Shahid Director
Date of Appointment: February 16, 2015.

Mr. Sharjeel Shahid has more than 23 years of diversified experience of managing banking operations in large retails banks and Budget management for financial institutions. He has worked with Langmeads Chartered Accountants – London, Baker Tilly Chartered Accountants – London, UBL Barclays, and SCB prior to joining Burj Islamic Bank where his last assignment was Group Head Retail Bank.

Office Address: United Bank Ltd, UBL Building, I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi.

Zia Ijaz
Zia IjazDirector
Date of Appointment: September 06, 2016

Mr. Zia has over 25 years of diversified banking experience. He is currently working as SEVP / Group Executive, Retail Banking with UBL. He overseas Branch Banking Distribution, SME / Commercial banking, Rural Banking, Wealth Management, Consumer Finance and Home Remittance functions. Throughout his career, Zia has actively worked towards fostering a result-oriented culture based on teamwork, innovation and empowerment to maximize the business propensity and efficiency gains

Office Address: United Bank Ltd, UBL Building, I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi.

Syed Furrukh Zaeem
Syed Furrukh ZaeemDirector
Date of Appointment: June 01, 2017

Mr. Zaeem is a banking professional with core experience of Treasury expanding over 22 years. Currently, he has diversified into the field of Corporate Banking and is working as the Group Head & Regional Corporate Banking Head – South, at United Bank Limited. Since joining UBL in 2008, he played a pivotal role in streamlining processes and business protocols, enhancing market image, ensuring team building, and improving cross functional activities to enhance spectrum of client coverage besides creation of requisite synergies.

Office Address: United Bank Ltd, UBL Building, I.I Chundrigar Road Karachi.

Abdul Sattar Vaid
Abdul Sattar VaidCompany Secretary / Director
Date of Appointment: Oct 29, 2009

Mr. Abdul Sattar Vaid has more than 37 years banking experience in different departments inclusive 17 years in Company’s Secretariat of UBL (A listed Company).

Office Address: 126 – C, Jami commercial, Street no.14, Phase – VII, DHA, Karachi.

Zeeshan Raza
Zeeshan RazaActing Chief Executive Officer
Date of Appointment: March 6, 2017

Zeeshan M. Raza is an experienced Senior Insurance Professional with 25 years of extensive experience in insurance industry, a Cert-CII from Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and an MBA is currently associated with UBL Insurers Limited as Acting C.E.O, previously he had been associated with Habib Insurance Company Limited in the same capacity. He has a diversified set of experience of managing and leading different business functions including Marketing, Operations, Administration/HR and IT. Besides that he’s also engage in academic sector and have taught at renowned universities.

Office Address: 126 – C, Jami commercial, Street no.14, Phase – VII, DHA, Karachi.

Nadeem Raza
Nadeem RazaChief Financial Officer
Date of Appointment: Sep 01, 2007

Nadeem Raza is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at UBL Insurers Limited, managing the financial strategies and operations of the Company. He is committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency for which UBL Insurers is known.
Nadeem joined UBL Insurers in 2007 as Financial Controller of the Company. Prior to his appointment in UBL Insurers, he worked at Managerial level managing the budget and investment of New Hampshire Insurance. During his 24 years’ experience, he held other Managerial roles in different multinational companies including Singer Pakistan Limited. He has extensive experience in all aspects of financial management, including financial accounting, revenue cycle and budget operations, business planning, external financing, tax issues, capital planning and long-term financial forecasting of the company.
Nadeem has more than 17 years of diverse experience and in-depth expertise in the Insurance industry. He has earned a Master in Business Administration in the field of Finance and is also a Fellow Member of Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan.

Office Address: 126 – C, Jami commercial, Street no.14, Phase – VII, DHA, Karachi.