Usman Zahur named new MD/CEO of Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC)


Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited (PTC) has recently announced the appointment of Usman Zahur as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to this assignment, Usman was the Area Marketing Director for South Asia Cluster comprising Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Afghanistan & Maldives. Usman, during his career with British American Tobacco (BAT), has worked on various positions in marketing within Pakistan, BAT Headquarters in London and in geographies like Europe, Africa, Japan, and Bangladesh.

Usman has replaced Syed Javed Iqbal, who served as the MD and CEO of PTC for three years and has now been elevated to the role of Area Director, Middle East & South Asia, British American Tobacco.

Experienced, dynamic, and result-oriented Usman Zahur has 22+ years of work experience in different geographies (Pakistan, Africa Middle East, South Asia, ASPAC & EE) in consumer goods and B2B marketing with proven achievements in brand strategy development, brand communication, scenario planning, portfolio management, trade marketing & sales.

Proven skills in Consumer & Retail Insights, Strategic Planning and Cross functional projects. Industry experience includes large multi-national truly global companies like Nestle and British American Tobacco.

Usman Zahur is a business graduate from Pak-American institute of management sciences (Pak-AIMS). Mediabites wish Usman Zahur goodluck and all the best on his new job.
May luck always be by his side in whatever he does.


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