Board of Directors

Simon Jennings
Simon JenningsChairman (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Simon Jennings presently chairs the Board of PABC and also serves as the Strategic Advisor for the Company. He has over 35 years of experience in the global packaging industry. Mr. Jennings has previously held key positions at Rexam PLC and its subsidiaries. He has also set up Nomis Consultancy Limited and supports the Board and owners of a number of businesses, particularly in the packaging industry.

Mr. Jennings has been a key member in ensuring that world class industry standards were developed in the plant set-up from equipment, raw material sourcing, and production to the quality and commercialization of the end product.

Abdullah Yousuf
Abdullah YousufCo Chairman (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Abdullah Yousuf has over 50 years of experience particularly in Pakistan’s public sector holding various key positions including Secretary of the Privatization Commission, the Board of Investment and the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources. Mr. Yousuf is also Ex-Chairman of Federal Board of Revenue.
Alexandra Autrey
Alexandra Autrey(Non-Executive Director)
Ms. Alexandra Autrey is the Group Head for Legal at Ashmore since 2005. Ms. Autrey has an LLM from the University of London and a LLB (Hons) and BA (Hons) from Australian National University. She has previously served as senior counsel for Westpac Banking Corporation’s Institutional Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank’s Group Treasury and Institutional Banking departments. As Director for PABC, Ms. Autrey oversees compliance to legal standards in line with Ashmore’s policies and provides guidance in all legal matters related to the business.
 Zain Ashraf Mukaty
Zain Ashraf Mukaty(Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Zain Mukaty serves on the Board of Pakistan Aluminium Beverage Cans Limited. Mr. Mukaty is also associated with the Liberty Group since 2013. Mr. Mukaty holds a degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Finance, Management and Systems Engineering. He has over 8 years of experience to his name.
Azam Sakrani
Azam Sakrani(Chief Executive Officer- Executive Director)
Mr. Azam Sakrani is serving on the Board and is the Chief Executive Office for PABC. He carries over 25 years of diverse corporate management experience. Mr. Sakrani holds a Bachelors and an MBA in Finance from the USA. His prior experiences include Chief Executive Officer Liberty Power Tech Limited, Head of Islamic Banking Habib Bank AG Zurich plc, UK and Chief Executive Officer Al-Noor Modaraba.
Muhammad Jawaid Iqbal
Muhammad Jawaid Iqbal(Independent Director)
Mr. Jawaid Iqbal was a senior corporate banker and worked at major banks in Pakistan fo r about two decades before retiring from banking and starting his own business. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of Providus Capital (Pvt.) Ltd, which makes investments in Pakistan’s public and private markets. He has served on boards of many companies including Hub Power, Lucky Cement, Fatima Fertilizer, Atlas Power, Allied Asset Management and Cyan Limited. He has also served as the President of the CFA Society of Pakistan from 2009 to 2013. Jawaid is a CFA charter holder and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He completed the Associate Management Program of Harvard Business School in 2013.
 Ejaz Ahmed
Ejaz Ahmed(Independent Director)
Mr. Ejaz Ahmad is a senior finance professional with over 40 years of experience. Ejaz retired in 2011 from Juffali Group (KSA) after serving the diversified family group in various senior finance positions for over 18 years with a view to helping the Group achieve its strategic objectives. During his tenure with the Juffali Group, he worked within the Group’s trading, real estate, industrial, and Head Office divisions. His experience includes delivering accounting & finance function transformation and ERP implementation. In addition, he has served with diversified businesses in Africa and Pakistan, having experience of various industries including Textile, Logistics and Manufacturing. Ejaz started his career with Riaz Ahmad & Company, Chartered Accountants, Karachi, Pakistan and qualified in 1970 auditing clients in the Aviation, Consumer, Manufacturing and Textiles industries.