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Bank AL Habib

Dawood Habib Group, the sponsor of
Bank AL Habib Limited has a history in the banking sector dating back to the 1920’s. The group played a major role in meeting the financial needs of Pakistan making it the first institution to provide banking services to the new Country.

Dawood Habib Group

Dawood Habib Group, the sponsor of Bank AL Habib Limited has a long track record in banking that dates back to the 1920s. The Group was among the founder members of Habib Bank Limited and played a major role in meeting the financial and banking needs of Pakistan. It was nationalized along with other Banks in Pakistan on January 1, 1974. Under the subsequent privatization policy of Government of Pakistan, Dawood Habib Group was granted permission to set up a commercial bank.

Bank AL Habib was incorporated as a Public Limited Company in October 1991 and started banking operations in 1992. The Late Hamid D. Habib, grandson of the founder of Habib Group, was the first Chairman of Bank AL Habib Limited. He was the Director in Habib Bank Limited from 1954 and its Chairman from 1971 until its nationalization.

After the death of Mr. Hamid D. Habib in May 2000, Mr. Ali Raza D. Habib, who was Director on the Board, he was appointed the Chairman of the Bank, a position he continued to hold till October 2016. The Late Rashid D. Habib, who was the Managing Director of Habib Bank Limited from 1953 till it's nationalization, was appointed as the Managing Director & Chief Executive of Bank AL Habib Limited until he passed away in 1994.

After his demise, Mr. Abbas D. Habib, the Joint Managing Director and a close associate of Bank AL Habib since its inception in 1991, was appointed as the Managing Director and the Chief Executive of the Bank. He currently holds the prestigious position of Chairman of the Board of Directors while Mr. Mansoor A. Khan has been appointed as Chief Executive effective November 1, 2016

In a short span of 28 years, the Bank's assets have grown to more than PKR 1 trillion, with a network of more than 925 branches and sub-branches, a Wholesale Branch in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Seychelles and Malaysia and Representative Offices in Dubai, Istanbul, Beijing and Kenya.

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History of Bank AL Habib

Vision Statement

To be our customers' most convenient and trusted bank

Mission Statement

To make banking safe, simple, and pleasant

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Bank comprises of the following

CHAIRMAN
Mr. Abbas D. Habib

Mr. Abbas D. Habib, Founder Member & Chairman of the Board, has over 50 years’ commercial, industrial and banking experience in the domestic and international markets. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan. He has held senior management positions with various organizations of the Habib Group and gained international banking experience while working with Habibsons Bank Limited, London, as Regional Director and later as Executive Director. Upon the inception of Bank AL Habib Limited in 1991, he became its Director and Joint Managing Director. He assumed responsibilities as Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Bank on May 8, 1994 and served in that position till October 31, 2016. He has been on the
Board of Habib Insurance Company Limited since June 13, 2000. He became Chairman of Bank AL Habib Limited on November 1, 2016. He is also the Chairman of the Board of AL Habib Asset Management Limited (formerly Habib Asset Management Limited), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank since August 11, 2020.

Mr. Abbas D. Habib, Founder Member & Chairman of the Board, has over 50 years’ commercial, industrial and bank...
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DIRECTOR
Mr. Anwar Haji Karim

Mr. Anwar Haji Karim holds a Bachelor’s degree in commerce and has over 40 years’ experience in business and industry. He belongs to the Al Karam Group, a reputable business group of Pakistan, with interests in textiles. He is Chief Executive of Al Karam Textile Mills (Private) Limited and Iqbal Textile Mills (Private) Limited. He is a Founder Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since its inception in 1991.

Mr. Anwar Haji Karim holds a Bachelor’s degree in commerce and has over 40 years’ experience in business and i...
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DIRECTOR
Ms. Farhana Mowjee Khan

Ms. Farhana Mowjee Khan, Director of Razaque Steels (Private) Limited, has over 30 years’ experience in the local and international environment. She has also served as Managing Director of Razaque Steels (Private) Limited from 1994 to 2006. She graduated from University College London, UK and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, UK. Ms. Farhana Mowjee Khan is also a director of Shabbir Tiles and Ceramics Limited. She joined the Board of Bank AL Habib Limited in April 2019.

Ms. Farhana Mowjee Khan, Director of Razaque Steels (Private) Limited, has over 30 years’ experience in the lo...
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DIRECTOR
Syed Mazhar Abbas

Syed Mazhar Abbas studied at American University of Beirut. He has over 45 years’ experience in commercial banking, including senior executive positions at Habib Bank Limited and Bank AL Habib Limited. He has had extensive exposure to international banking in several countries including Bahrain, Lebanon, France, UK, Egypt, and Hong Kong. He joined Bank AL Habib Limited in 1992 as a senior executive and became its Director in 2000.

Syed Mazhar Abbas studied at American University of Beirut. He has over 45 years’ experience in commercial ban...
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Qumail R. Habib

Mr. Qumail R. Habib is a graduate of the University of California in Business Economics and has over 25 years’ commercial, industrial, and banking experience. He is a Founder Member of the Board and Executive Director of the Bank since its inception in 1991. Prior to that, he was Resident Director of Al Ghazi Tractors Limited. He has been actively involved with the operations of the Bank since its inception. He is responsible for enhanced oversight on Enterprise Risk and Corporate Strategy, and for monitoring Fraud Investigation Unit. He has been on the Board of Habib Insurance Company Limited since October 03, 2017.

Mr. Qumail R. Habib is a graduate of the University of California in Business Economics and has over 25 years’...
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DIRECTOR
Mr. Safar Ali Lakhani

Mr. Safar A. Lakhani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is also a Law graduate. He is a Diplomaed Associate of the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan. He has extensive experience of working in banks in senior positions. He served in Habib Bank Limited as Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager for East & Pacific Region, based in Singapore. Also served as the founder President of Soneri Bank from 1991 until his retirement in 2010. He has been associated with Bank AL Habib Limited as advisor/consultant during the years 2011-2013 and was appointed as a Director in January 2014.

Mr. Safar A. Lakhani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is also a Law graduate. He is a Diplomaed Assoc...
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DIRECTOR
Syed Hasan Ali Bukhari

Syed Hasan Ali Bukhari is a Commerce graduate and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (FCA). Mr. Bukhari has also attended General Management Course at Henley Management College, England. He has vast experience in a professional accounting firm and the shipping industry. His corporate experience span over 36 years in various positions with Mackinnon Mackenzie & Co. of Pakistan, until his retirement as Chief Executive & Managing Director of the company in 2010. Mr. Bukhari is Advisor to Chairman of Hilton Pharma (Private) Limited since 2011. Mr. Bukhari has served as a Board member of Karachi Port Trust and Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance, and he is currently a Director of Pakistan Oxygen Limited, Quick Food Industries (Private) Limited, and Pakistan Gum & Chemicals Limited. He was appointed as a Director of Bank AL Habib Limited in June 2014.

Syed Hasan Ali Bukhari is a Commerce graduate and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakista...
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DIRECTOR
Mr. Murtaza H. Habib

Mr. Murtaza H. Habib holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas A&M University, USA, and has over 25 years’ experience in business and industry. He is currently Executive Director of Habib Sugar Mills, and also holds Directorships in several other companies of Habib Group. He is actively involved with social welfare activities of the Group. He is a Founder Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since its inception in 1991, except for a gap of one year.

Mr. Murtaza H. Habib holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas A&M University, USA, and has over 25 year...
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DIRECTOR
Mr. Arshad Nasar

Mr. Arshad Nasar served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) from 2005 - 2008. Under his watch, OGDCL successfully launched a Global Depository Receipt (GDR) issue and was listed on London Stock Exchange. Mr. Nasar previously served as Country Chairman and Managing Director of Caltex Oil (Chevron) Pakistan Ltd from 1998 – 2004, the first Pakistani to lead Caltex Oil in Pakistan. He retired from the Company after 36 years of service. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics and has extensive functional and Management experience in a wide ranging international corporate career spanning more than 40 years. Mr. Nasar has served as Director on the Boards of: Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Caltex Oil (Chevron) Pakistan Ltd, Engro Corporation Pakistan Ltd, Engro Fertilizer Ltd, Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL) Mari Gas Company, The American Business Council of Pakistan, and Petroleum Institute of Pakistan. Presently, he is also on the Board of FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences. He joined the Board of Bank AL Habib Limited in March 2016.

Mr. Arshad Nasar served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) from 2005...
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NIT NOMINEE DIRECTOR
Mr. Adnan Afridi

Mr. Adnan Afridi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Juris Doctor degree in Law from Harvard University, USA. He assumed charge as Managing Director, National Investment Trust Limited (NITL) in February 2019. He has 25 years’ international experience in change management, business transformation, innovation and profitability enhancement in blue chip companies, public sector, and start-up situations. He had a distinguished local career in financial services and capital markets, including the position of Managing Director of the Karachi Stock Exchange, CEO of Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of National Clearing Corporation of Pakistan, and a Director of Central Depository Company. He is also a Member of the SECP Policy Board. He represents NITL as a Director on the Boards of several well-known and multinational companies in Pakistan. He joined the Board of Bank AL Habib Limited as a nominee of NITL in April 2019. Mr. Afridi also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Kidney Center Post Graduate Institute.

Mr. Adnan Afridi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Juris Doctor degree in Law from Harvard Universi...
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan

Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan was appointed Chief Executive of the Bank on November 1, 2016.

He had been with the Bank since 1994 in various positions, including Zonal Head, Group Head, and Chief Operating Officer. He is a nominee director on the Board of Habib Asset Management Limited and also serves as a Chairman/member of various Internal Committees of the Bank.

Earlier, he served at various positions in Bank of Credit & Commerce International (Pakistan, Dubai-UAE, Yemen), from January 1985 to March 1992.

Mr. Mansoor is a member of the Council of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan. He has attended many courses/trainings including Directors’ Training Program from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), in January 2016.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Banking & Finance) and has a vast experience in commercial banking.

Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan was appointed Chief Executive of the Bank on November 1, 2016. He had been with the Bank...
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Qumail R. Habib
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan
GROUP HEAD
Mr. Ehtesham H. Ali
GROUP HEAD
Mr. Aun Ali
COMPANY SECRETARY
Mr. Mohammad Taqi Lakhani
CHIEF INTERNAL AUDIT (CIA)
Mr. Arif Saeed Khan
GENERAL MANAGER (Centralized Processing Unit)
Mr. Shahid R. Salehi
GENERAL MANAGER (Credit)
Mr. Tahir Aziz
GENERAL MANAGER (Customer Services)
Mr. Akbar Raza Khan
DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (Equity Market Department)
Mr. Hasnain
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Ashar Husain
Group Head IT & Administration Divisions
Mr. Ali Ashar Jaffri
GENERAL MANAGER (Human Resource Division)
Mr. Mehboob Ali
TREASURER
Mr. Raza Ali
GENERAL MANAGER (Overseas Operations)
Mr. Shahzad Hussain
DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (Systems And Procedures)
Mr. Amin Sajid
CHIEF RISK OFFICER
Mr. Mohammad Zafar Amin
GENERAL MANAGER (Regional Head)
Mr. Ali A. Habib
DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (Faislabad Zone)
Mr. Wasim Irfan
DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (Gujranwala Zone)
Mr. Javaid Riaz
GENERAL MANAGER (Lahore Zone)
Syed Anser Abbas Zaidi
GENERAL MANAGER (Islamabad Zone)
Syed Wadood Wasti
GENERAL MANAGER (Multan Zone)
Mr. Mahmood Zahid
General Manager (KPK Zone)
Mr. Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Tarar
Zonal Head Karachi
Mr. Ahsan Mushahid Siddiqui
GENERAL MANAGER (Sindh & Balochistan Zone)
Mr. Aijaz Hussain Bhimani
CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE OFFICER (Representative Office, Turkey)
Ms. Yasemin Toy
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER (Representative Office, China)
Mr. Muhammad Hanif
SENIOR CHIEF MANAGER (Representative Office, Dubai)
Mr. Shahzad U. Qureshi
CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE OFFICER (Representative Office, Kenya)
Mr. Aliraza Yousuf
GENERAL MANAGER (Offshore Branch, Bahrain)
Mr. Yaqoob Yusuf AL Aseeri
CHIEF MANAGER (Offshore Branch, Seychelles)
Syed Azhar Abbas Zaidi
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER (Offshore Branch, Labuan-Malaysia)
Mr. Rehmat Ali Dossa
SENIOR CHIEF MANAGER (Marketing Office, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia)
Mr. Brian Keith Demello
RELATIONSHIP MANAGER (Marketing Office, Johar Bahru-Malaysia)
Ms. Nurhafizawati Binti Abdul Aziz
CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER (Compliance)
Mr. Qaiser Mahmood
GENERAL MANAGER (Karachi Zone)
Mr. Mohammad Haider Raza
Deputy General Manager (Head of IBD)
Mr Saif Abbas
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Credit Ratings

PACRA Maintains Entity & Instrument Ratings of Bank AL Habib Limited.

Alhamdollilah, Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA) has maintained the Bank's long term and short term entity ratings at AA+ (Double A plus) and A1+ (A One plus), respectively. The ratings of our unsecured, subordinated TFCs have also been maintained at AA (Double A) for TFC-2016 and TFC-2018, and AA- (Double A minus) for TFC-2017 (perpetual). These ratings denote a very low expectation of credit risk emanating from a very strong capacity for timely payment of financial commitments.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Bank is fully committed to the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and fulfills this responsibility by engaging in a wide range of activities which include:

  • Corporate philanthropy amounting to Rs. 159.8 million by way of donations during the year for health, social and educational development and welfare of under-privileged people;

  • Energy conservation, environmental protection, and occupational safety and health by restricting unnecessary lighting, implementing tobacco control law and “No Smoking Zone”, and providing a safe and healthy work environment;

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History of Bank

Started Career in 1891

Habib Esmail, founder of Habib Group, started his career in Bombay in 1891 at the age of 13 on a salary of Rs. 5 per month in a firm that dealt in copper and brass utensils. He worked day and night, arriving before the shop opened, staying till late in the night, and then walking home to save money on conveyance. No wonder that in the short span of five years, at the age of 18, he was made a partner in the firm. Even at that young age, he had established an excellent reputation for honesty, hard work, fair play, trustworthiness, humility. These values continue to guide the activities of Habib Group to this day.

Started Career in 1891

Habib Esmail, founder of Habib Group, started his career in Bombay in 1891 at the age of 13 on a salary of Rs. 5 per month in a firm that dealt in copper and brass utensils. He worked day and night, arriving before the shop opened, staying till late in the night, and then walking home to save money on conveyance. No wonder that in the short span of five years, at the age of 18, he was made a partner in the firm. Even at that young age, he had established an excellent reputation for honesty, hard work, fair play, trustworthiness, humility. These values continue to guide the activities of Habib Group to this day.

Started Career in 1891

Habib Esmail, founder of Habib Group, started his career in Bombay in 1891 at the age of 13 on a salary of Rs. 5 per month in a firm that dealt in copper and brass utensils. He worked day and night, arriving before the shop opened, staying till late in the night, and then walking home to save money on conveyance. No wonder that in the short span of five years, at the age of 18, he was made a partner in the firm. Even at that young age, he had established an excellent reputation for honesty, hard work, fair play, trustworthiness, humility. These values continue to guide the activities of Habib Group to this day.

Started Career in 1891

Habib Esmail, founder of Habib Group, started his career in Bombay in 1891 at the age of 13 on a salary of Rs. 5 per month in a firm that dealt in copper and brass utensils. He worked day and night, arriving before the shop opened, staying till late in the night, and then walking home to save money on conveyance. No wonder that in the short span of five years, at the age of 18, he was made a partner in the firm. Even at that young age, he had established an excellent reputation for honesty, hard work, fair play, trustworthiness, humility. These values continue to guide the activities of Habib Group to this day.

Started Career in 1891

Habib Esmail, founder of Habib Group, started his career in Bombay in 1891 at the age of 13 on a salary of Rs. 5 per month in a firm that dealt in copper and brass utensils. He worked day and night, arriving before the shop opened, staying till late in the night, and then walking home to save money on conveyance. No wonder that in the short span of five years, at the age of 18, he was made a partner in the firm. Even at that young age, he had established an excellent reputation for honesty, hard work, fair play, trustworthiness, humility. These values continue to guide the activities of Habib Group to this day.

Corporate Information

  • Incorporation Number:

    M-00449 (New CUIN No. 0025432)

  • National Tax Number: 0709857-0
  • Status of Company: PIC
  • Registered Office:

    126-C, Old Bahawalpur Road, Multan

    PHONE (92-61) 4580314-16

    FAX (92-61) 4582471

  • Principal Office:

    Mackinnons Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi

    PHONE (92-21) 32412421, 32446916, 111-786-110

Associated Companies

Habib Insurance Company Limited
Habib Sugar Mills Limited

Subsidiaries

AL Habib Capital Markets (Pvt.) Ltd.
AL Habib Asset Management Limited

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