Ghias Khan is the 4th President & CEO of Engro Corporation. Since he came on board at the end of 2016, Ghias has been instrumental in revamping Engro’s strategy, culture, and global outreach. Ghias, along with the Board of Directors, have defined a powerful central narrative for Engro Corporation that will chart its path for years to come.
There have been several notable achievements for Engro under Ghias’ guidance thus far. He has stewarded Engro’s renewed commitment in the petrochemical sector, with several growth initiatives in Engro Polymer & Chemicals and other greenfield projects, consolidated the management of all energy assets under one platform with a long-term strategy of investing in the overall energy value chain, paved the way for more cooperation with our long-time partner, Royal Vopak, through their entry in Engro Elengy, and, finally, has been instrumental in the robust turnaround of the rice business of Engro Eximp Agriproducts which won its first-ever Top Exporter Award in 2018.
Ghias is currently leading several innovative transformations at Engro, including an extensive HR transformation that focuses on revamping all talent management, development, and reward philosophies. In this vein, 2018 marked the launch of the Engro Leadership Academy, which will serve as a platform to develop effective leaders. Further, Ghias is spearheading Engro’s OneSAP initiative, which will bring the group onto a singular technology platform and will lay the foundation for a digital future.
Former CEO of Inbox Business Technologies, an enterprise technology company that he co-founded in 2001 and remained with till 2015, Ghias grew the employees to over 1900 and pivoted the company from a computer manufacturer to a systems integrator, and then to a technology-enabled digital services company. In his final year at Inbox, it was voted the largest technology company in Pakistan by Domestic Spend. Ghias has also previously served as Executive Director of Dawood Hercules.
Currently, Ghias also serves as Chairman on the Boards of Engro Fertilizers Limited, Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited, and Engro Energy Limited. He holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
Ghias was part of the Hong Kong under 16 cricket team, has represented Pakistan in the junior bridge team, and, in 2015, won the amateur singles championship at Karachi Golf Club.