Alumni in the News

Salman Akram appointed CEO TCS Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd.

Mr. Salman Akram, MBA Alumnus 1994, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, TCS Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd.

Mr. Akram, prior to his appointment, headed the Retail, Marketing, and Corporate Sales Divisions at TCS.

On behalf the IBA, we wish Mr. Akram success in his present role and future endeavors.

Farukh Sabzwari appointed Chairman SECP

Mr. Farrukh H. Sabzwari, MBA Alumnus 1992, has been appointed as the new Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission Pakistan (SECP). He was appointed as the new commissioner Securities and Exchange Commission Pakistan (SECP). Prior to his appointments, Mr. Sabzwari was former CEO, BMA Capital and was a licensed securities broker of USA, Singapore and Indonesia with a work experience of above 20 years.

The IBA takes immense pride in the achievements of its Alumni and would like to extend its heartiest congratulations to Mr. Farrukh Sabzwari on his well-deserved achievement.

Kanwal Ahmad

Kanwal Ahmed invited by Facebook in conference in USA

September 23, 2018: IBA alumna and founder of 'Soul Sisters Pakistan (SSP)' Ms. Kanwal Ahmed has been selected for Facebook's Community Leadership Program (FCLP). The FCLP is a global initiative that invests in building communities by identifying community leaders and providing them with the tools and funding that they require to best lead their communities.

This initiative was announced by Facebook earlier this year, and 115 community leaders were selected from 46+ countries. Ahmed initiated SSP five years ago as a safe online support group for Pakistani women to share their issues, stories and seek support. Women can network as well as find legal, financial and psychological help. Today, it is a buzzing community of 82,000+ Pakistani women and is still growing. Moreover, Ahmed is a recipient of another grant by Facebook of up to $20,000 that will enable her to execute projects related to SSP. The IBA takes pride in this achievement of hers and wishes her all the best in her future endeavors.

Aruna Hussain appointed Managing Director, Maersk Pakistan

Aruna Hussain, Aluma MBA 1999, has been appointed Managing Director, Maersk Pakistan. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Hussain was the CEO of Damco Pakistan. Damco Pakistan merged with Maersk Pakistan, resulting in the appointment of Ms. Aruna as the Managing Director.

The IBA takes immense pride in the achievements of its Alumni and would like to extend its heartiest congratulations to Ms. Aruna Hussain on this achievement.