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Our distinguished panelists include Mr. Samar Hayat, CEO Tapal Tea (Pvt.) Ltd., Mr. Inam ur Rahman, CEO Dawood Hercules Corporation, Mr. Haroon Rashid, CEO Shell Pakistan Limited and our Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad.
Moderated by Mr. Adeel Hashmi, the session will be broadcast live via the LUMS Facebook page. Please click here to listen to our panelists as they share their insights on how good leadership needs to evolve during a crisis. Profiles of our panelists are given below.
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Profiles of Panelists
Dr. Arshad Ahmad - Vice Chancellor, LUMS
Prior to his current role as Vice Chancellor, LUMS, Dr. Arshad Ahmad served as Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning, and Director of the MacPherson Institute at McMaster University in Canada. Dr. Ahmad completed his MBA and subsequently PhD in Psychology at McGill University, won a lifetime 3M National Teaching Fellowship in 1992 and was a professor of finance at Concordia and McMaster Universities. His research interests are in student evaluations of teaching, approaches to teaching, teaching philosophies and student partnerships.
Mr. Haroon Rashid - CEO Shell Pakistan Limited
Mr. Haroon Rashid is the Chief Executive and Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). He has been a Director on the Board of SPL since 2011. He is also the General Manager Lubricants for SPL. Mr. Haroon joined SPL in 1995 and has held several senior leadership roles in Downstream across Marketing, Consultancy and Aviation for Royal Dutch Shell before returning to Pakistan as the General Manager Supply and Distribution for the Middle East South Asia Region. He is a graduate of INSEAD and LUMS.
Mr. Samar Hayat - CEO Tapal Tea (Pvt.) Ltd.
Mr. Samar Hayat is the Chief Executive Officer of Tapal Tea (Pvt.) Ltd. and is leading Pakistan's largest tea company to consecutive years of extraordinary growth despite Pakistan's tough macro environment. Prior to joining Tapal, Mr. Samar spent 20 years with Procter and Gamble based in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Dubai, leading giant global brands such as Pampers, Gillette, Head and Shoulders and Pantene for Middle East, Africa, India, Pakistan region.
Mr. Inam ur Rahman - CEO Dawood Hercules Corporation
An environmentalist at heart, Mr. Inam ur Rahman brings nearly three decades of experience across diversified industries including energy and renewables, education, food, enterprise technology, textiles, fashion and apparel, lifestyle and business consulting. He currently serves as CEO of Dawood Hercules Corporation, an investments company, and as a director on the boards of affiliates of the same business group. Mr. Inam’s passion is to develop and grow people. He has taught at the undergraduate level, and devotes his time to governance at Karachi School of Business and Leadership. He holds an MBA from LUMS, and an engineering degree from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.