Karachi, November 13, 2015: K-Electric issued a press statement announcing the appointment of Mr. Fakhar Ahmed as its Chief Marketing & Communication Officer.
The press statement further detailed that Mr. Fakhar Ahmed has over eighteen years of diversified management experience in Communications, Media Relations, Corporate Affairs, FMCG Business, Strategic Planning, CSR, Investor Relations and International Development. He worked as the Head of CSV & Special Projects for Nestlé in the Greater China Region, and as Head of Corporate Affairs for Nestlé Pakistan including work in Afghanistan. Formerly he also worked on senior management positions at Aga Khan Development Network, UNDP & USAID Projects, Banking, Finance and public sector organizations; and has worked across Pakistan in most major cities and also some of the rural areas.
Fakhar Ahmed holds an MBA in Marketing, MA in Political Science, is a member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK) and has undergone various international executive & leadership management trainings from leading institutions including London Business School and National University of Singapore . He has been on the board of various Development Sector organizations, and was the Judge for Public Affairs Asia for 2013 and 2014. He was also awarded as Honorary Supervisor for the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing China in 2014.
Sharing his thoughts, KE CEO, Mr. Tayyab Tareen said, “It gives us immense pleasure to announce the appointment of Fakhar Ahmed. He has a diversified portfolio comprising of 18 year of experience. With his vast knowledge in the field of communications and corporate affairs and his management skills, we hope that he will take K-Electric to greater heights. The KE family warmly welcomes and wishes him the best of luck”