Javed Saifullah Khan
Mr. Javed Saifullah Khan was appointed as Director of Saif Holdings Limited in 1993. Mr. Javed Saifullah Khan is a globally acclaimed business leader with deep and comprehensive expertise in introducing new projects in emerging markets. He has been serving as Chairman of Saif Group for over three decades. In recognition of his expertise of Pakistan’s corporate sector and his dedication to successfully attracting foreign direct investment into Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan awarded him the prestigious Sitara I Imtiaz, one of Pakistan’s highest Civil Awards, in 2007. Under Mr. Khan’s leadership, Saif Group have successfully established new businesses and developed projects in different sectors including Telecom, Power Generation, Healthcare, Textile, and Information Technology.
Mr. Khan has served as Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) for two terms, Member Board of Directors of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), and Board Member of Habib Bank Limited (www.hbl.com), Member Board of Investment – Government of Pakistan, and a Board Member/Chairman of Jazz (formerly known as Mobilink). He has also served as Chairman/Director of Saif Holdings Limited, Trans World Associates and Saif Power Limited. He represented Pakistani employers in ILO meetings in Geneva twice, led APTMA delegation to ITMF conference in Cairo in 1984 and also represented Pakistan in textile quotas conference in Berlin in 1984. He was a member of trade delegations to Uzbekistan and Australia. As a member of Prime Minister’s entourage, he has visited USA, China, Germany and Italy. Mr. Khan takes keen interest in social welfare work, from the platform of Saifullah Foundation for Sustainable Development (www.sfsd.org.pk), a private NGO which was founded by his late mother, Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan (Hilal-e-Imtiaz). SFSD serves the poor segment of Pakistani society through its landmark projects namely Women & Children Hospital, Computer Centre, Saifullah Khan Trust, Akbar Kare Institute, SFSD Scholarships etc. Mr. Khan graduated with a BA in Economics & History from Carnegie Mellon University and went on to receive his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973.
Mrs. Hoor Yousafzai was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Saif Holdings Limited in 2017. A seasoned outcome-oriented leader and finance expert with over 15 years of experience, Mrs. Hoor Yousafzai has been actively responsible for establishing long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies of Saif Group with a primary focus on corporate taxation, regulatory compliance, project evaluations and business sustainability.
Ms. Hoor Yousafzai is a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (FCA). She also holds Master’s Degrees in Economics and Computer Sciences. In 2017 she was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Saif Holdings Limited, a holding company of Saif Group of Companies. She is heading the Saif Group of Companies as “Group Director Finance”. She is also the Chairperson of Saif Power Limited and Saif Healthcare Limited and sits on the Boards of Saif Textile Mills Limited, Kohat Textile Mills Limited, Saif Energy Limited, Elite Estates (Pvt.) Limited, Saif Cement Limited and Mediterranean Textile Company- Egypt. She is also involved in philanthropy services towards the community and is heading as Chief Executive Office in Akbar Kare Institute, a section 42 company engaged in providing health care services to physically disabled patients.
Osman Saifullah Khan
Mr. Osman Saifullah Khan was appointed as Director of Saif Holdings Limited in 2016. Osman Khan currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Saif Group, a diversified industrial and services conglomerate headquartered in Islamabad. Mr. Khan joined the Saif Group in 1995, and has held a variety of strategic and operating roles with the Group since that time. He serves as the Chairman of Saif Holding Ltd, the Group’s holding company, as well as of the Group’s textile manufacturing businesses. Mr. Khan is the founder of the Mediterranean Textile Company Egypt’s largest exporter of premium yarn. Osman Khan is also a Director of Skyelectric Pvt. Ltd, Pakistan’s fastest growing solar company. Mr. Khan has remained on the Board of Pakistan State Oil (PSO). He is associated with various industry advocacy platforms and is a member of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC).
He has served on the Advisory Committee to the Planning Commission of Pakistan, served as a member of the Policy Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and is also an Advisor to the President, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences (GIKI). Osman Khan is founder of the Wadaan Foundation, a not- for- profit organization that focuses on water, health and education issues in the southern districts of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. Osman Saifullah Khan was elected unopposed to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2012 for a sixyear term and represented the Federal Capital Islamabad. He was Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Science & Technology and a member of the Senate Special Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
He also served on three other Senate Committees:
- Information Technology & Telecommunications
- Rules & Privileges.
Senator Khan was the mover of the private member’s bill, the Domestic Workers (Employment Rights) Bill 2015, passed by the Senate on March 7th, 2016. His term in the Senate ended in March of 2018. Osman Khan has a Master’s degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Christ Church, University of Oxford (1995), where he was a Britannia Scholar and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (2009).
Assad Saifullah Khan
Mr. Assad Saifullah Khan was appointed as Director of Saif Holdings Limited in 2017. Mr. Assad Saifullah Khan is the Chief Executive Officer of Kohat Textile Mills Limited. He is also a Director in other Group Companies including Saif Textile Mills Limited, Kohat Textile Mills Limited, Saif Power Limited, Saif Energy Limited and Saif Healthcare Limited.
As Head of the Legal Department he is responsible for co-ordinating all legal and contractual matters for Group subsidiaries and associated companies. Assad Saifullah Khan brings with him the considerable experience gained through working in the UK and Pakistan. During his legal education, Assad Saifullah Khan worked with Orr, Dignam & Co (Islamabad) and as a caseworker for the current Deputy Leader of the Labor Party – the Right Honorable Harriet Harman MP, QC.
After completing the Bar Vocational Course, Assad interned for several months at J.D. Spicer & Co. a leading solicitor’s practice in London, before moving back to Pakistan during the summer of 2007. This was followed by a one-year tenure as an Associate at Hassan & Hassan (Lahore). Under the tutelage of Dr. Parvez Hassan, Assad handled company law cases and corporate work for several large multinationals.
Assad Saifullah Khan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004, majoring in History and Culture and a minor in French. He then moved to London to pursue his legal education by attaining his Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law in 2005, and certification in the Bar Vocational Course from the Inns of Court School of Law (ICSL) in 2007.
Asif Saifullah Khan
Mr. Asif Saifullah Khan was appointed as Director of Saif Holdings Limited in 2020. Mr. Asif Saifullah Khan was appointed a director of Saif Holdings Limited in 2020. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, he began his legal career in the corporate finance team of an international law firm in London. He then worked as legal counsel at asset management firms in London and Dubai. Throughout his legal career, Asif has been responsible for corporate, commercial, and regulatory compliance matters, dealing with significant stakeholders and regulators, including the London Stock Exchange, Bank of England, and the Financial Conduct Authority.
More recently Asif has worked with start-ups and SMEs in the technology sector advising on corporate, commercial, and fundraising matters.
He has a BA in International Studies and Arabic from Emory University, USA and an MA in Law from the University of Cambridge, UK. He was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2011. He is an Advocate, Lahore High Court and a qualified Solicitor in England & Wales.