Askari Bank Limited has employed Saleem Anwar as current CEO and President of the bank, in place of Syed. M Hussaini.
Askari Bank exposed that Syed. M Hussaini was expected to initiate his position of CEO and President from yesterday, 28th March 2018.
Formerly, Anwar acted as a CFO – Chief Financial Officer of the bank.
Anwar got employed in the bank in June 2008. Having a varied work experience of 24 years in studies of tax, accounting, finance, planning and corporate affairs in the home country and overseas. He initiated his work career from A. F. Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants.
Soon after, he started working at erstwhile Al Faysal Investment Bank, the biggest bank for investment in Pakistan. Moving to commercial banking in the year 2002, with his last attempt on Mashreq Bank (Badr Al Islami), Dubai, UAE being the head of projects.
Whereas Hussaini joined Askari bank as President and CEO in 2013, June.
Hussain was appointed to important positions requiring great professionalism such as startups, commercial banks, financial institutions in key countries. He aided in setting up Rozgar Micro Finance the City of Lights becoming the Chief Executive Officer of Askari Bank.
His major other contributions are in being CEO of a Modaraba, President of KASB Bank, MCB and at National Bank of Pakistan.
The bank provides banking services and different products to corporate customers in Pakistan and the middle east.