Our Team

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Abdul Majeed

Chairman

Mr. Abdul Majeed is Founder, Director and Chairman of ATC Holdings (Private) Limited and National Foods Limited. He is also the Chairman of Nazaria-e-Pakistan Trust, Sindh – a chapter of its counterpart in Lahore.

Today, in addition to playing a vital role in the establishment of National Foods Limited as a leading food company in Pakistan, he is also the Chancellor of Textile Institute of Pakistan and Member of the Board of Governors of National Textile University, Faisalabad.

Mr. Abdul Majeed has served as a member of the Federal Textile Board and the Engineering Development Board, Government of Pakistan.

His experiences have been diverse from the very beginning, adding to the depth of what he offers as a key leader at NFL. After graduating from the F.C. College, (a Chartered University) Lahore with a B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, he was selected by the British Council for Higher Studies in Textile Engineering and completed a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Technology from Manchester University in 1959.

He is keenly interested in innovation and is pivotal in leading the R&D team at NFL. His other interests and affiliations range from serving in the Rotary District 3270 in different capacities as well as being active on social forums. He is the Vice President Alumni Association of F.C. College, Lahore, (A Chartered University). Mr. Abdul Majeed is a Former Board Member of Pakistan Institute of Management, Karachi and the Society for the promotion of Arabic, Karachi.

He is a life member of the Arts Council, Karachi and a professional member of World Future Society, Bethesda, USA, along with being a Member of the International Geosynthetic Society, based in USA. Mr. Abdul Majeed is a believer in cultural progression and community development.

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Waqar Hasan

Corporate Director

Mr. Waqar Hasan started his career in the early 60’s by joining the Arag group of companies as General Manager. He established National Foods in 1970 and enjoys a high-profile stature in the textile and food industries. During his tenure as Managing Director, he embedded a strong set of fundamentals and ethics into the Company’s culture that continues to provide guidance to date. His ambition and dedication resonate in the expansion of the Company from a small operating unit to an organization that now envisions to be a Rs. 50 billion Company by 2020.

Being a sportsman for 14 years, his leadership skills have always been nurtured to promote leadership and group working, which was a clear reflection of one of his attributes in business management amongst others. He stepped down from the position of Managing Director in the year 2000 and became the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

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Zahid Majeed

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zahid Majeed joined National Foods Limited in 1987 and pioneered its transformation from a small food enterprise into a leading foods brand in Pakistan. Since then he has served in various capacities at NFL from heading the Corporate Marketing function to most recently establishing the International Business subsidiary, National Foods DMCC. He also introduced the concept of sustainability by establishing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform at NFL. Mr. Zahid Majeed played a significant role in initiating a Public-Private Partnership with UNICEF to launch the first Iodized Salt in the mid 1990’s under the CSR umbrella along with various other education, health and nutrition initiatives with focused efforts to address women’s empowerment.

Mr. Zahid Majeed is also CEO to ATC Technology Consultants and Associated Environment & Energy Solutions.

Mr. Zahid Majeed studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Magdalen College, Oxford University and later acquired a Degree in Textile Technology at University of New South Wales, Australia. Mr. Zahid Majeed is also a certified Director from the Institute of Directors (IoD), London, an International Certification that proves his commitment to the highest standards of Corporate Governance.

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Abrar Hasan

Director

Mr. Abrar Hasan has been with National Foods Limited since 1993, where he was later appointed as Chief Executive by the Board of Directors in the year 2000. Under his inspirational leadership and proficient operations management skills, NFL has transformed from a simple recipe producer to a full-fledged foods company. Prior to his joining NFL, Mr. Abrar Hasan was Plant Director at Precision Rubber Products Limited, where he was responsible for overseeing Production and Manufacturing Management.

Mr. Abrar Hasan with his extensive experience and in-depth knowledge has set examples and inspired the NFL team to embrace new technology, discover upcoming marketing trends and invest in human resource development Company wide. He is truly the driving force behind his team of skilled professionals at NFL.Mr. Abrar Hasan graduated with a bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management with a minor in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, Indiana, USA.