Board of Directors

Syed Zomma Mohiuddin

Chairman

Syed Zomma Mohiuddin is the President & CEO of Telecom Foundation, where is currently leading a complete transformation of the organization and its subsidiaries. With an MBA from Oxford University and a Masters in Radio & Communications engineering from Kings College London, Mr Mohiuddin brings over 25 years of global technology, ICT and strategic management experience, including engineering the world’s first GSM 1800 cellular network (Cable & Wireless UK), the world’s 2nd GSM dual band cellular network (Nokia Networks AG, Switzerland) and Pakistan’s first 4G wireless digital multi-channel TV network (DWN). He was the founding head of the Corporate Strategy as well as the Multimedia & Broadband departments in PTCL that conceived, planned, deployed and marketed the broadband and IPTV business in PTCL, thereby leading the transformation of PTCL from a phone company to a multimedia company. PTCL under his leadership of the Multimedia and Broadband department, captured over 90% of the country's market share for internet broadband, thereby making it the largest broadband service provider in the country and turning the company around in the process. Mr Mohiuddin was awarded the PTCL ‘presidential performance’ award in 2010 as head of the company’s broadband business group, one of the top Business Development ‘Honorarium’ awards in 2003-04 and ‘employee of the year’ award in 2009. Mr. Mohiuddin was also a member of the PTCL Board of Directors strategic planning committee as well as being the lead author of the official first broadband policy of Pakistan (Ministry of IT & Telecom, Govt of Pakistan), within 5 years of which, the broadband subscribers went from 50k (built up in 5 years preceding the policy) to over 1 m. Mr Mohiuddin was also a member of the Pakistan Engineering Council’s steering committee created to support the Prime Minister’s task force on IT & Telecom to bring about reforms for country’s digital transformation, 2018-19.

Having a BEng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering from Leicester University UK as well as the Professional Chartered Engineer UK (CEng) status, on account of his long standing professional achievements and contribution in the field of engineering technology and management, Mr Mohiuddin has been invited as a key note speaker by various management forums, including the IPTV world forum Asia, SAMENA (South Asia Middle East North Africa) Telecommunications Council summit and the ITCN (Information Technology Conference Network). Mr Mohiuddin has also been elected in the top bracket of the world’s most prestigious professional bodies, including:

  • Senior Member IEEE (Institution of Electronic & Electrical Engineers), New York, the world’s largest body for technical professionals
  • Fellow IET (Institute of Engineering & Technology) London, the world’s largest body for professional multi-disciplined engineering
  • Fellow CMI (Chartered Management Institute) London, one of the world’s largest professional bodies for management
  • Fellow ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) London, one of the world’s largest professional bodies for leadership

Brig Syed Zulfiqar Ali (R)

Chief Executive

Brigadier Syed Zulfiqar Ali is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Pak Datacom since 5 Aug 2020. Has an apt experience of IT and Telecommunications, Management and Business Development, both in Government and Corporate Sector. He has been decorated with President’s Pride of Performance on account of great contribution of National Significance.

Syed Junaid Imam

Director

Syed Junaid Imam has an academic background in the field of electronics and signal processing with over 23 years of broadbase experience in the field of IT and Telecom. He has done some pioneering work in Pakistan in the field of embedded system development and optical network design. He has provided product development and innovation management consultancy in Asia and Europe. He is leading the digital transformation agenda of the government of Pakistan and is engaged in building the national innovation ecosystem.

Ms. Rubina Safir

Director

Ms. Rubina Safeer holds over 40 years of experience in working as Gazetted Government Officer of Government of Pakistan. She started her career as BPS-17 in Accountant General Pakistan and retired as Member Finance (BPS-21). Throughout her career she served, leaded and managed Accounting and Financial departments/divisions of estate owned institutions like PT&T, PARC, AGPR, NESCOM, NDC, FBISE. She possesses over 35 years of rich experience in Audit, Finance and Accounting disciplines.

Engr. Perwaiz Khan

Director

Former EVP PTCL, M. Sc. Engg (Elect.), MBA (Executive), LLB Mr. Khan holds Professional Experience spread over 33 years in the fields of IT and Telecom, Infrastructure Development, Projects and network operation and maintenance. He holds 20 Years of experience working as Director in PTCL and leading its various departments. With outstanding career track record in one of the most reputable and prestigious organization the PTCL Group, Pakistan, he was Rated as Key talent for professional contribution for the organization and elevateded up to the rank of EVP (BPS-21). Mr. Perwaiz Khan also Headed Telecom Foundation as its Managing Director for two years.

Muhammad Waheed

Director

Muhammad Waheed, Esq. is a dual qualified lawyer. He is a barrister of England and Wales and an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan. He specializes in company law and constitutional law and has significant experience in the field of tax law (federal, provincial and local), competition law, property law, family law, and asylum and immigration law. In addition to being a lawyer, he is also an ADR Group certified civil and commercial mediator and a certified director of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Qualifications:
• Corporate Governance Leadership Skills (Director Training Programme) - Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG), Karachi, Pakistan
• Civil & Commercial Mediator Training Programme - ADR Group, London, United Kingdom
• Post Graduate Diploma in Bar Practice - BPP University, London, United Kingdom
• L.L.B (Hons) - University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

Affiliations:
• The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
• Lahore High Court Bar Association
• Lahore District Bar Association

Mr. Shamim Sherazi

Director

MA (Economics) Mr. Shamim Ahmed Sherazi joined government of Pakistan through Central Superior Services (CSS) examination in 1984. He served in different govt departments during his 32 years of service. Mr. Shamim Ahmed Sherazi was a Gazzetted Officer of Government of Pakistan and served in BPS-21 on various leading roles. He was deputed mainly as Director/Managing Director Planning, Admin/HR and Advisory with various State Owned Institutions like Pakistan Railways, Karachi Urban Transport Corporation and Karachi Port Trust. He has more than 30 year experience of operational and general administration experience in the toughest job descriptions.

Mr. Muhammad Izqar Khan

Director

Mr. Muhammad Izqar Khan presently posted as Executive Director, State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan. He joined State Life in 1995. He has vast professional experience in Senior Management positions in diversified fields such as Administration, Marketing, Audit & Accounts, Investment, Real Estate and Financial matters. He possesses degrees acquired from UK London i.e., MBA, ACMA & ACEA. He holds the Directorship in Mirpurkhas Sugar Mills Limited, Karachi. He has also served on the Boards of 786 Investments (formerly Dawood Capital Investment Company). Alpha Insurance Company Limited and Pakistan Cables Limited.

Mr. Ali Saleem Rana

Company Secretary

Mr. Ali Saleem Rana is serving as Company Secretary of Pak Datacom Limited (PDL) since December 22, 2021. Earlier, he has held the same position from December 2015 to December 2016. He is also the Secretary of Procurement Committee and Nomination Committee of PDL.
He has a colossal association with PDL which dates back to Sep 2002, when joined the Company as Manager (Internal Audit) after relinquishing his job at Telecom Foundation as Assistant Manager Finance. Prior to this he has worked as Assistant Manager Credit at FedEx Pakistan in their Karachi Head Office. Overall he has rich integrated working experience of 25 years. He has extensive hands on experience in the Admin, HR and Store departments of PDL, while he has also been assigned the task to handle legal matters as well.
He did his Master’s in Business Administration with a Finance major as a pioneer of SZABIST in 1997. He has also obtained Certificate of Director Education from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) in Nov 2012 successfully fulfilling the requirements of Corporate Governance Leadership Skills (CGLS).

Head Office

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Company Registration # 0027821

Symbol of the Company : PAKD

NTN # 0657139-5

Pak Datacom Limited is also a member of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce.