Ghulam Abbas – Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ghulam Abbas is associated with the Company since February 2012 and is currently heading the finance department in the capacity of General Manager, Finance & Accounts. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and The Institute of Cost & Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP). He is also an alumni of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is a Certified Director and has attended the Directors Training Program as prescribed by the SECP under Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) Regulations, 2017.

He is an elected member of LBC ICMA Pakistan, Area Director of D122TC Toastmaster International USA, Lahore chapter leader of MECA CFO Academy USA and member of CPD Committee North CA Pakistan.

He is a seasoned professional, having a rich experience of more than 16 years at senior management positions in large size listed companies. During his career he has worked on Strategy, Corporate finance, IPOs, Financial Modeling, BPRE, Costing, Budgeting and Taxation. He has been a member of multiple senior teams and committees which devised strategies and future plans for organizations he previously served. He has hands-on experience of working at sophisticated ERP systems like SAP ECC6, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics GP. He is a value focused finance leader with a capability of solving complex & challenging financial issues. He has provided significant input in organizational growth through his leadership traits and deep insight into business operations.

Mohsin Muzaffar Butt (FCA, CIA) – Company Secretary & Head of Internal Audit

Mr. Mohsin Muzaffar Butt is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Certified Internal Auditor from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. He has, overall, more than 20 years diversified experience of working in Panther Tyres Ltd (Pak), PTCL (Pak), Sufi Ghee and Soap (Pak), Nazih Trading (UAE), Sabre Security (Iraq), CGA firm (Canada) and SA Salam & Co Cas (Pak).

He has vast experience of handling corporate matters starting from conducting Board/shareholders meetings, drafting of minutes of meetings and resolutions and fulfilling all requirements of SECP, CDC, Stock Exchange according to relevant laws of Pakistan.

He implemented new structure of internal audit based on risk-based auditing at Panther Tyres Limited. Audit was further diversified in plant operations and sales field audit which improved processes and provided useful information to management to form effective price strategy.

He has a pivotal role in establishing internal controls like defining Authority Matrix, finalizing SOPs etc. He also has expertise in conducting investigations where there is any fraud suspected in the Company, especially in procurement deals.

He has demonstrated proficiency and commitment to innovative cost control strategies and driveout cost committees and overhead control teams reducing fuel bills, labor charges, wastages and improves labor efficiency, steam and power efficiency.

Muhammad Riaz – General Manager Operations

Mr. Riaz is a seasoned professional having a rich experience of more than two decades relating to production, plant and technology. He has been associated with the Company since 2003 and has assumed various roles in planning, production, operations and project management. During his career, he has gone through various trainings/workshops, locally and abroad, and is well versed with latest advancements in production and tyre technology. He is an engineer by profession, with specialization in Tyre and Rubber Technology. He is also an Alumini of LUMS for management development program.

Mr. Riaz has helped the management of the Company to materialize its dream of becoming the company with the most diversified product portfolio. He has always been at the forefront for bringing in new technology in the Company and also regularly adding new products in the business line. Mr. Riaz is a quality savvy person and has inculcated this philosophy throughout plant operations. He has introduced best manufacturing practice in the Company that has helped the company earn ISO certification for 8 years in a row.

Under his able leadership, the Company has managed to get EU e-mark certification which has made our products certified for export to European countries.

Syed Aon Mehdi – National Sales Manager

Mr. Aon Mehdi holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and a Gold Medalist in MSC Psychology from International Islamic University. He is a thorough sales professional who brings in over 20 years of rich and varied experiences of selling fast moving consumer goods with a deep understanding of all the routes to market channels.

During his professional career, he has served at multiple key positions in various national & multinational organizations, including Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA), Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL), Asian Development Bank, Shell Pakistan Limited, Pepsi Cola International Ltd & Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited.

Aon Mehdi is responsible for developing & implementing effective sales strategies, leading nationwide sales team to achieve sales targets, enhance customer experience, and increase market share and network coverage.

Syed Faisal Karim – General Manager HR & Admin

Mr. Faisal has over 23 years of experience in the field of HR in Pakistan and Gulf with leading MNCs as well as large corporations. With a BCS Computer Science and an MBA degree, he started his career in 1994 with Descon Engineering Limited. He worked with Descon in Pakistan and Qatar, playing a key role in Descon’s expansion in the region. He also served in Qatar Airways and Etimaad Engineering in Qatar. In Pakistan, prior to joining Panther Tyres in 2019, he has served in Fatima Group and Berger Paints at lead HR positions.

His key strengths like corporate strategic planning, HR policy development, HR system design, rewards management, talent development, conflict resolution and leadership vision helped him in elevating the HR ranking of his organization in the market. He played a key role for these organizations in achieving the ultimate HR goal of becoming the “Employer of Choice”.

Faisal aspires to use his vast experience in coaching young professionals of the Company to broaden and develop their vision and motivate themselves and others around them to become an asset for their organization and society.

Muhammad Mohsin Bhatty – Deputy General Manager Marketing

Mr. Mohsin has over 20 years of experience in Marketing and Sales with leading MNCs and local brands. He completed Bachelor’s in Pharmacy from Punjab University and MBA Marketing from University of Dallas, Texas, USA. He started his career with Highnoon Laboratories in 1996 and progressed in his career with renowned names like Qarshi Industries, Kansai Paints, Jotun Pakistan and Berger Paints. Mohsin joined Panther Tyres in 2019 and, in this short period, has successfully completed various marketing related projects like Marketing Strategy, Brand & Communication Strategy, Sales Promotional Activities, Market Intelligence & Surveys and Influencers Programs.

Mohsin is a seasoned professional with excellent reputation in the marketing fraternity of Pakistan. His key strengths are marketing and brand strategy development, product development & launch, market research and intelligence, digital marketing, new market development, media buying strategies, TVC’s production, events & exhibitions planning.