Board of Directors
technology and other related disciplines.
Shahid Hamid Pracha
Shahid previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, and Dawood Foundation. Prior to joining the Dawood Group, he spent a major part of his career with ICI Plc’s Pakistan operations in a variety of senior roles including a period of international secondment with the parent company in UK. He is also a founding member of the Pakistan Society for Human Resource Managers and previously served as the first CEO of the Karachi Education Initiative, the sponsoring entity of the Karachi School of Business & Leadership.
Shahid holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Salford, UK.
Mujtaba Haider Khan
Mujtaba previously served as the Head of Strategy for Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited. Before DH Co, he worked as the Head of Strategy and Transformation for British Telecom in London. At BT, Mujtaba served in various commercial roles including Project Director in Global Services Division and as the Head of Procurement for the UK wide fiber rollout program. Mujtaba started his career as a software entrepreneur at the age of 19 and since then he has been part of founding teams in a range of startups in technology, security and financial services spaces.
Mujtaba holds his BS in Computer Systems Engineering and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Abdul Samad Dawood
Samad is a graduate in Economics from University College London, UK and a Certified Director of Corporate Governance from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is Chairman of Engro Foods Limited and Director on the Boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, The Hub Power Company Limited, Engro Corporation Limited and Engro Fertilizers Limited.
Samad is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, Pakistan Chapter.
Javed has over 40 years of experience in fertilizer and chemical business with Exxon, Engro and Vopak. He was part of the buyout team when Exxon divested its stake in Engro. Prior to his retirement in 2006, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Engro Vopak Terminal Limited, a joint venture between Engro and Royal Vopak of Holland. After his retirement, he established a consulting company specializing in analyzing and forecasting petroleum, petrochemical and energy industry trends and providing strategic insight.
Javed also serves on the panel of Energy Experts Group and environmental experts of Sindh Environmental Protection Agency.