Asad Umar graduated as an MBA from the IBA, Karachi in 1984. Started his career with HSBC, Pakistan and in 1985 he joined Exxon subsequently renamed Engro.
During his years with Engro, he has worked in all the major divisions, of the Company. He also worked on an assignment with Exxon Chemical overseas in Canada. He was the first President of Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd. In January 2004, he took over as President & Chief Executive of Engro Corporation Limited.
Mr. Umar is the Chairman of all Engro subsidiaries, Pakistan Business Council, Pakistan Chemical & Energy Sector Skill Development Company and Punjab Skill Development Fund. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Engro Corporation Ltd., Karachi Education Initiative, Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance, State Bank of Pakistan, Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited.
Mr. Umar has previously been a Director of Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL), Karachi Stock Exchange, Pakistan Centre for Philanthrophy (PCP), Pakistan State Oil (PSO) & Port Qasim Authority (PQA), Member of The Board of Trustees of Lahore University Management Sciences. He is also a Past Chapter Chair of Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO), Pakistan Chapter.
He was awarded the Sitra-i-Imtiaz in 2010.
Mailing Address :-
7th & 8th Floor, Habor Front Building, HC No. 3, Marine Drive, Block 4, Clifton, Karachi - 75600, Pakistan.