Mr. Shaukat Hassan - Chairman Board of Directors

Mr. Shaukat Hassan holds a master’s degree in economics from Punjab University Lahore and is the chairman of Board of Directors. Having more than 4 decades of financial and entrepreneurial expertise, he is an enthusiast and wise   individual. Mr. Shaukat has a proven track record for his excellent business professionalism and is one of the core partners since the inception of business operations for the Group in 1976.

He has actively lead and created a strong foundation of financial systems for HTLL. Apart from financials, his core areas of interests include human resources, employee training and talent retention. His diversified skills also include business development and sales of Industrial equipment to leading E&P Companies Internationally. Mr. Shaukat is actively involved in joint business collaborations with organizations having multi-national presence.

He has been an active member of various profit & non-profit based organization including LCCI, EDAS and currently serving as Vice President and Director of PFBA in Pakistan. He is the go to mentor and coach for many leading entrepreneurs from the recent times.

Apart from his business interests, Mr. Shaukat is keenly involved in CSR & SHT activities mainly focused at minimizing the life challenges of financially underprivileged sector of the community. 

Mr. Hassan Tahir – Chief Executive Officer  

Mr. Hassan Tahir holds an MBA degree in banking / finance from Lahore School of Economics (LSE) and is   the CEO of HTLL. Mr. Hassan is a working professional since 2001 and believes that a satisfied customer brings in not just more business but also increases the goodwill of the Company.

His drive for excellent interpersonal skills and highest customer satisfaction led him to set up IT operations with back office processing (BOP) and IT infrastructure for major clients in UK / Europe.

With his motivational experience and hard work he helped the Company in launching mid-tier lubricant range in Pakistani Market in partnership with world’s two major oil companies. Mr. Hassan went on to launch another semi-synthetic range in Pakistan and was an even bigger success. Rewarding achievements and motivating employees, that is how he turned HTLL into a strong family.

Mr. Muhammad Basit Hassan – Executive Director

Mr. Basit Hassan, holds an MBA degree in banking / finance from Lahore School of Economics  (LSE) and is working as an Executive Director for HTLL. He is leading the Sales, Finance, Accounts and Supply Chain functions of the Company. His worthy experience spans for more than a decade and he has managed this Company with his outstanding leadership qualities and interpersonal skills.

His expertise and qualification has inclined sales team towards greater output both quantitative and qualitative. Backed up with Mr. Basit’s entrepreneurial abilities, HTLL has risen to newer heights of success and will continue to do so.

Mr. Tahir Azam - Director

Mr. Tahir Azam holds a master’s degree in economics from Punjab University Lahore and is working as a Non-Executive director for the Company. He has over 4 decade of experience in research, management and consultancy of setting up successful businesses. Mr. Tahir has also led various US AID funded entrepreneurship programs and training programs across Pakistan.

He is one of the founding member of the Company who led the sales and marketing of HTLL during the first 10 years of business. Establishing distribution networks and creating sale teams was his milestone achievements on which HTLL stands today.

Being an entrepreneur and managing director of associated business companies, Mr. Tahir Azam has inculcated his excellent standard for sales department into producing exceptional results. He has proved with his entrepreneurial abilities that business opportunities are not given rather they are created.

Mr. Muhammad Ali Hassan – Executive Director

Mr. Muhammad Ali Hassan holds a bachelor degree in Marketing and HR from Sydney University, Australia. Mr. Ali apart from sales he was also leading the HR and Administrative Functions at HTLL.  Mr. Muhammad Ali Hassan using his knowledge and learning to created best practices across the Company.

Mr. Ali has built outstanding business partnerships and strategic alliances with clients which is a true reflection of his abilities to lead in this corporate world. He is a true leader who believes in quantitative output and skilful organizational culture.

Mr. Zalmai Azam – Director

Mr. Zalmai Azam holds a Bachelor in Arts from Government College, Lahore. He is an experienced banker by profession offers more than 4 decades of sound knowledge and exposure to business while being associated with highly credible institutions locally as well as internationally.

Mr. Zalmai started his career back in 1971 with Standard Bank Ltd. Based on his dedicated commitment and knowledge base he was assigned various projects to work on with different banks internationally, a few to be mentioned include his role as Country Manager in “Sierra Leaon’ West Africa and in Kenya as Bank Manager from 1985-86. His last assignment was with The Bank of Punjab as General Manager in 2009.

Mr. Zalmai known for his effective planning coupled with excellent people’s management skills, has significantly contributed in inventory planning and control processes for HTLL.

Mr. Muhammad Tabassum Munir – Independent Director

Mr. M. Tabassum Munir has worked for more than three decades, as Member Lahore Stock Exchange, till January 15, 2014. He also served as its Vice President. He was also Member Pakistan Mercantile Exchange. He has worked as director of Annoor Textile Mills Ltd from 1987 to 1989. He is currently the member of the Board of Directors at M/s Synthetic Products Enterprises Limited (SPEL).

His skills of working, managing and participating in all-inclusive Capital Market and its infrastructural development matters, were widely acknowledged. He has participated in numerous seminars, roundtables, conferences, workshops, et al. and has gained useful domain knowledge and experience. It has strengthened his dedicated role and capacity in the management of finance and delivering advisory services.

Dr. Safdar Ali Butt -  Independent Director

Dr. Safdar Ali Butt represents as a financial expert, a trainer, an academician and a literary person. Dr. Safdar Ali butt holds a master degree in commerce from Karachi and PHD in financial management from Canada. He is a member of several professional bodies in Accounting, Finance and Management fields.

Dr. Safdar Ali butt worked at notable positions overseas like Chief Accountant with Johnson & Johnson, Group Chief Accountant with Caltex Oil and Group Financial Controller with Simba Colt Motors in Kenya. He has worked as CFO with Army Welfare Trust, was a director of Askari Bank, Askari Leasing, Askari General Insurance and several other companies. He also served in a position of director Bank of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, as a nominee of AJK Government.

Dr. Safdar Ali butt spent 24 years in academics working as dean of faculty and at senior lecturer positions of various institutions locally and internationally. He is currently on the board of several companies working in the fields of food processing, packaging and consulting. He is also a serving professor at Emeritus of Finance & Corporate Governance at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad.

Apart from his professional work he is author of 34 text books on various business related subjects of which 8 published from UK, 19 from Kenya and 7 from Pakistan and also author of over 100 articles and papers on various finance and management related issues.

Mr. Syed Asad Hussain- Independent Director

A highly innovative, creative, and self-motivated Entrepreneur with over 25 years of proven experience in senior roles within the Consumer Electronics, Technology and IT Industries. Has developed multiple routes to market and solid business relationships with Global vendors such as Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett Packard, Toshiba, Lenovo and Asus, as well as the leading distributers of consumer goods in the UK.

After completing his education in London, Asad successfully pursued his career within the retail sector before founding his own companies which grew into multi-million pound turnover businesses and between 1995 to 2005 his companies exceeded turnover of £100 million. He is a marketing director of 5 leading retail sector companies in UK.

Asad is also a trustee of Al Mudassar Trust, a UK-based educational charity, which supports a state-of-the-art school in Pakistan for children with disabilities and special needs.

Mr. Ji Won Park - Director

Mr. Ji Won Park holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and is a Team Leader of Global Lubricants Business in SK Lubricants (SKL hereafter). He is a great expert in global business not only about finished lubricants products but also about base oil. His deep knowledge about lubricants products from his university study enriches his marketing and sales quality and strategy. Additionally, his job career covers almost all work area without any border. From Technical Service (1991~2000) and overseas marketing & sales (2001~2005) to assist SK Innovation CEO (2006~2009).

Mr. J.W Parks’ influential and eminent job area is SK Global Business and is well known as a professional marketer, having invested his enthusiasm in expanding SKL’s global sales. He served as a Marketer of Base Oil in European & Taiwan Market (2001~2005). Since then he was entitled to Managing Director of SKL’s Europe Branch (2010~2013). With his these precious experience, he is giving a vast motivation and the keen insight to SKL’s global Lubricants Business Team.

 

Election of Directors

“Next election of directors of HTL will be held on October 31, 2018"

 

The Board has constituted an Audit Committee. The audit committee comprises of following members:

 

NAME

POSITION

STATUS

Mr. Muhammad Tabassum Munir

Chairman

Independent Director

Dr. Safdar Butt

Member

Independent Director

Mr. Shaukat Hassan

Member

Non- Executive Director

Mr. Tahir Azam

Member

Non- Executive Director

The Board has constituted a Human Resource & Remuneration Committee which comprises of following members among which three are non-executive Directors.

NAME

POSITION

STATUS

Mr. Tahir Azam

Chairman

Non- Executive Director

Mr. Shaukat Hassan

Member

Non- Executive Director

Mr. Zalmai Azam

Member

Non- Executive Director

Mr. Ali Hassan

Member

Executive Director