board of directors
Waqar Ahmed Malik joined the Board of Engro Corporation in 2015. His business experience spans over 30 years across three continents, mostly with Fortune 500 companies. He was with ICI Plc group based in the UK and then Akzo Nobel in the Netherlands. Thereafter, he served as the CEO of ICI Pakistan Ltd and Chairman & CEO of Lotte Pakistan Ltd. He is also visiting faculty at the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Having vast experience in managing functional teams, leading complex manufacturing-based operations, and merger & acquisition activities, Mr. Malik recently co-founded Adira Capital Holdings (Private) Ltd, a semi-private equity company focusing on acquisitions of running businesses and setting up of green field projects. Shortly after, Adira Capital’s first successful acquisition was made with Linde Pakistan (a subsidiary of Linde AG). Along with founding Adira Capital, Mr. Malik also serves as Founder Chairman of Noesis Ltd, is Chairman of the Board of Pakistan Oxygen Ltd (formerly Linde Pakistan), and former Board Member of State Bank of Pakistan. He was awarded the Prince of Wales medal as a Trustee of the Prince of Wales Pakistan Recovery Fund for flood victims in 2010.
Waqar Malik is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and INSEAD.