Board of Directors
Naveed Riaz (CEO)
Mr. Ashraf Riaz's eldest son, Mr.Naveed Riaz had his early education at the German Model School and the Petaro Cadet College in Karachi. After acquiring a Masters degree in English Literature from Punjab University, he joined the family business as an apprentice in 1969. Mr.Naveed continues to work as one of the Directors of the ARF Business and also co-chairs the IRM's Lahore office. Aside from being a visiting scholar at LUMS, Mr.Naveed has a keen interest in arts, literature and dramatics and has acted in several theatrical productions. He also conducts children storytelling sessions at "FaizGhar' and poetry recitals at "Hast O Nees' in Lahore. He is also a qualified pilot and holds a private pilot's license.
Ameed Riaz (Director)
Mr. Ameed Riaz is the current Group Chief Executive of Imrooz. Born in 1965, Mr. Riaz completed his schooling at the Karachi Grammar School. He is an alumni of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and Harvard Business School. He began his professional career in 1989 with successfully leading the family's dairy and milk food businesses. During the 1990s, he successfully led EMI (Pakistan) Limited, the country's largest and the oldest music label and also brought Wavetech (Pvt) Limited, an IT company under family's business portfolio. Soon, he took over the industrial raw material businesses and since then has been successfully leading the family business along with his team.
Aside from business management, MrAmeed has been actively involved in the field of music and acting (mainly on stage and briefly on television) over the last 25 years. He comes from a family with a long tradition of academia, music and appreciation for literature. An avid reader, he has been part of The Grips Theatre Pakistan for over 25 years, appearing in numerous children's, and other plays, on stage and television. The younger generation of the Riaz family hasfollowed in the footsteps of their elders and are actively involved in performing arts and other creative disciplines.
Omar Muhammad Khan
Mr. Omar Muhammad Khan is a seasoned banker with over 40 years experience in Finance and related fields. He has lived in Canada for 20 years and is now based in Lahore.
Mrs. Saadat Ikram has vast experience in the trading of milk foods and chemicals. Being a member of a business family her trading experience carries depth and the company seeks her counsel effectively. She currently resides in Lahore.