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Management Team Profile

Mr. Muhammad Saqib Saleem

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Saleem is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has over 13 years of working experience which includes 11 years of post qualification experience with leading institutions such as JS Investments Limited (formerly JS ABAMCO Limited), Habib Bank Limited and Atlas Asset Management Limited. Before joining the Company in 2007, Mr. Saleem was heading the Internal Audit Department of Atlas Asset Management Limited which includes Risk Management and Compliance. He was performing as Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary before being elevated to CEO. Mr. Saleem is a member of SECP’s Technical Committee on “Pension under National Financial Inclusion Strategy” and has been a member of Technical Committees constituted by Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan.

Mr. Asif Mehdi Rizvi

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Asif is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan having post qualification of over 12 years with over eleven years in the Asset Management Industry. Previously, he had also worked as Head of Compliance in Faysal Asset Management Limited and Head of Fund Accounting at Arif Habib Investments Limited. He completed his articles with KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountant.

He was also member of Accounting Standards Committee of ICAP in 2010-2011 & 2011-2012.

Abdul Basit
Mr. Abdul Basit

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr. Basit is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – UK having professional experience of over 5 years. He was associated with A.F. Ferguson & Co Chartered Accountants (A member firm of PWC) before joining MCB Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited. Before being appointed as the company secretary, Mr Basit has been working as a financial controller in MCB Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited where he was responsible for overall supervision and monitoring of Finance and Fund Accounting departments along with the back office treasury function.

Mr. Muhammad Asim, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Asim has been associated with AMC industry since 2005 and started his career as Buy Side Analyst.

He has been managing among the most consistent outperforming funds in Equity Funds Category. He has managed funds across various strategies in both active and passive styles in both dedicated core equity and hybrid asset class funds.

Mr. Asim is an MBA with majors in Finance from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. He also holds CFA Charter from CFA Institute, USA. He has also served as Director and Treasurer on the Board of CFA Association of Pakistan.

Mirza Sajid Baig

Head of Marketing & Retail Strategies

Mr. Mirza Sajid Baig has done MBA in marketing from Texas A&M University, USA.

He has been associated with the Telecom, mobile-branchless banking, electronics and FMCG sector in the area of strategy, planning, business feasibility, channel architect & strategy, marketing, business development, operations, project management, launches, retail, corporate sales, system & processes development and customer services.

He has 20 years of local, international, diverse and rich work experience, which enables him to quickly add value, develop relevant strategies, present solutions, bring profitability, develop business, set customer services standards and get best out of large teams.

Before joining MCBAH he was working in Pacific region for Digicel an Irish Telecom MNC as head of business. He has also worked for Unilever, Telenor, EBM and Circuit City ,USA.

Mr. Khurram Bashir

Head of Separately Managed Accounts

Khurram having a total 10years of diversified experience of AMC and FMCG sector. He started his career as a Buy Side Analyst from KASB Funds back in 2006. Later he moved into Fund Management and Managing KASB Stock market and Balanced Fund.

In 2011, he moved to Nestle in a Treasury Manager role, where he managing Investment, Debt, Risk and Cash Management for the Nestle Pakistan ltd.

Recently he joined MCB-AH as a Head of SMA

Mr. Khurram is an MSC in Economics and Finance from International Islamic University Islamabad.