LUMS Signs MoU with Total Parco Pakistan Limited
LUMS and Total Parco Pakistan Limited (TPPL) announced a collaboration on recruitment, executive training, and digital innovation in a ceremony held on June 3, 2021, at the TPPL Head Office in Lahore.
Present at the ceremony were Mr. Mehmet Celepoglu, CEO, TPPL, along with Mr. Kashif Chaudhry, TPPL Vice President Human Resource and Administration and members from senior management and the HR and administration team. Representing LUMS were Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor; Dr. Khawaja Zain ul Abdin, Director, Rausing Executive Development Centre; Mr. Saleem Ahmad, Chairman National Incubation Centre; Ms. Nuzhat Kamran, Director, Office of Advancement; Ms. Sadaf Rehman, Partnership Advisor, Office of Advancement, and Mr. Imran Nadeem, Deputy Manager, Office of Advancement.
Total Parco Pakistan Limited is one of the leading oil marketing companies in Pakistan. It possesses a strong network footprint with over 800 active service stations nationwide, an expansive lubricants distribution channel, extensive B2B commercial sales, the Total Card smart fueling solution, special fluids, and solar energy solutions across the country. Their Corporate Social Responsibility Team is committed to developing and uplifting local economies through investing in youth inclusion and education, climate, road safety and cultural dialogue and heritage.
Mr. Celepoglu expressed how the partnership with LUMS will help TPPL recruit high-level talent at all levels of the organisation and supplement the TPPL culture of excellence and innovation. This partnership will revolve around areas such as sustainable energy initiatives, training and development, road safety, Electric Vehicles business and biodiversity, along with scholarships that will be highly beneficial for both LUMS and TPPL.
Vice Chancellor, LUMS, Dr. Ahmad spoke about the importance of collaborating with corporate partners like TPPL who champion employment and diversity in Pakistan. He informed the TPPL team about the recent initiatives undertaken at the University with regards to tree plantation and biodiversity. Furthermore, he also expressed interest in collaborating in areas such as recruitment, training and sustainable energy initiatives.
This partnership with LUMS will be a reflection of the company’s vision towards playing a more constructive role in the betterment of society.