Corporate Governance

Executive Team

Mehtab Ahmed Malik

Mehtab Ahmed Malik

Group Chief Financial Officer

Mehtab A. Malik joined AZI Group on August 1, 2007 as Group Financial Controller. He is Meticulous and highly accomplished professional with over 23 years of hands on experience providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations. He worked on top management positions of world class manufacturing, bank, automotives, leasing, healthcare, real estate and investments industries. He is dynamic, result oriented leader with strong track record of performance in turnaround and high-paced organizations.

Mehtab is always keen in utilizing analysis and team approach to derive organizational improvements and implementations of best practices. He has superior interpersonal skills to make high-stakes decisions using experience based judgment, strong work ethics to overcome multiple complex business challenges. He has experience of leadership for a sizable manufacturing business where he held position of Group COO supported by strong team of nine General Managers.

Mehtab has long and illustrious career in Finance, Budgeting, cost Management as well as profitability analysis, business models, team building and performance improvement. He is responsible for arrangement of all Finance and FX requirement of the group. He is active member of the investment committee of the group and involved in all investment decisions inside and outside the group. He has team of six Finance Managers. He holds commerce bachelor degree and Chartered Accountant.
Asad Ali Shiraz

Asad Ali Shiraz

General Manager - Investments

Responsible for the investment portfolio of AlZayani Group and AlZayani family members. The current portfolio is invested across various asset classes with the majority invested in real estate. The team's mandate is to create a balanced portfolio in terms of risk and return, diversifying across geographies and various asset classes.

Asad has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry, covering the entire spectrum of Investment Banking activities ranging from advisory to private equity to real estate finance. Within each segment I have assimilated in-depth knowledge of processes involved, serviced top-tier clients, worked with the top institutions in that segment and have been part of landmark transactions.

Mohammed Ghareeb

Group HR & Admin Manager

Mohammed Ghareeb was appointed as the Group HR & Admin Manager in October, 2011. He is responsible for implementing HR strategies and policies throughout the group. His long and illustrious career of 19 years in Human Resource and Administration has enabled him to gain experience in various aspects of Human Resources like Manpower Planning, Recruitment, Organization Development, Change Management, Strategic HR, Training and Development, Career Management, Performance Appraisal, Labour Welfare, Compensation & Benefit Management & General administration.

Mr. Ghareeb beginning his career as in 1988 with Ministry of Justice & Islamic Affairs and Ministry of Information. He has many academic qualifications from U.K, India & Bahrain. A long and illustrious career has seen.

Mr. Ghareeb gain experience in various aspects of Human Resources, holding management roles from 1988 onwards. The depth of knowledge of various functional units of HR and processes that Mohammed Ghareeb has gained in his diverse roles has prepared him for his recent task of handing the group HR & Admin functions with AZI.
Abdul Wahab Abbas

Abdul Wahab Abbas

Group Internal Audit Manager

Abdul Wahab Abbas, joined Al Zayani Investments on October 1997 and is presently heading Group Internal Audit Department. Having entered Alzayani Investments as an Assistant Internal Auditor in 1997, he has been promoted to Internal Auditor position in 2002. His profound dedication and commitment to the job eventually led to the position of Group Internal Audit Manager in 2005. Other than audit he has substantial experience in Credit Control, drafting policies & procedures, Statistic Manager and Human Resources.

Mr. Wahab played a key role in implementing ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2009 in Alzayani Investment Group. Currently he is the Management Representative for the Al Zayani Investments group. Mr. Wahab obtained many academic certificates as Quality Management System Auditor Certificate from IRCA – USA, Audit Updates from BIBF - ISO 9001:2008 courses, ISO Internal Audit course, KAIZEN Management certificate etc.
Ammar Al-Haddad

Ammar Al-Haddad

Group Credit Control Manager

Mr. Ammar was appointed as Group Credit Control Manager in October 2008. Since joining Alzyani Investments Group, he was involved in consulting and assisting our organization on how to embrace the strategic change management, preparing different types of reports to the top management, such as those related to collections and key customers accounts.

He managed and structured various businesses in his career and was also actively involved in a number of successful training programs in which it helped developed further his Managerial skills.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the Financial Services and Consulting Industry and has extensive knowledge of the Credit Card Operations, Merchant Services and Customer Services, Account Management, Collection, Sales and Fraud Prevention. He was also involved in developing and implementing training programs and services with an exceptional organizational, analytical, and managerial skill.
Satish Plakote

Satish Plakote

Group IT Manager

Mr. Satish joined Al Zayani Investments on November 2009 as Group IT Manager. He has a career spanning over 12 years in the Information Technology industry. With a Masters Degree in IT and Project Management Certification (PMP) from internationally renowned Project Management Institute (PMI), he has considerable experience in Project/Program Management, Software Development and Delivery Management. Before Joining Al Zayani Investments, Mr. Satish worked as Manager for various Multinational CMM-5 companies and Financial Institutions.
Hasan T. AlMaskati

Hasan T. AlMaskati

Group Legal Manager

Hasan AlMaskati was appointed as the Group Legal Manager of Al Zayani Investments Group in August 2017 and he is consulting and assisting the management in all legal matters concerning the company.

Mr. AlMaskati has 15 years experience in the field of legal services and practices Commercial and Corporate Transactional Law. Further, he has worked extensively in matters involving litigation, trade, commercial disputes, collection and recovery, aviation, travel, automobile and real estate. He also has extensive experience in contract negotiation, review and drafting.

Mr. AlMaskati holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and he is a registered lawyer at Bahrain Ministry of Justice
Adil Mahboob

Adil Mahboob

Investment Manager & Investment Committee Member

Adil is a consummate professional with a background in banking, finance, research, investment management, risk management, strategic planning and training. He spearheaded many positions and gained valuable experience over 14 years experience in leading organizations.

Adil has extensive experience in Investment and Finance landscape across all asset classes including Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Funds and Derivatives across Equity, Fixed Income, etc. He was the team member managing over US$ 12 Billion in international markets during his previous job. Adil contributed cutting edge research papers and articles in number of renowned publications on various sectors and awarded for the same. Presently, he is involved in originating investment ideas, conducting comprehensive due diligence, performing risk analysis and formulating tactical and strategic portfolios. He has been providing recommendations to the members and working as Advisor to the Investment Committee. He is liaising with banks and also spearheading post acquisition investment process.

Adil imparted training to number of banking and finance professionals. He attended and presented at International Monetary Fund (IMF) USA; Singapore Monetary Authority, Singapore; and London School of Economics, UK.

Adil professional endeavors have been complemented by strong educational profile with M.Sc Economics from university of Karachi, MBA (Finance) from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and M.Sc. Finance from Warwick Business School, UK. He earned prestigious British Chevening award from British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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