The following persons are the Sponsors of the company.
Mr. Qureshi graduated from Mehran University of Engineering & Technology – Jamshoro, Pakistan in First Position with Three Gold Medals in BE/Industrial. He is Managing Director of Al – Abbas Sugar Mills & Distilleries Limited. He is a renowned industrialist, businessman and former Chairman of the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association. He has been in the Sugar Industry for more than two decades and led the Pakistan Sugar Association in the capacity of Chairman for a period of 06 years. He held the position of Chairman, PSMAC for the terms 2013-2014, on All Pakistan basis. He was also Vice Chairman of Pakistan Sugar Mills Association Centre (PSMAC) for the terms 2014-2016.
Completing his Leadership in Organizations Degree (Business Administration) from the University of San Francisco, Shahmir Shunaid has always been a part of the entrepreneurial world. Working in the Silicon Valley, with companies such as PeerNova, Secret Builders and Whizz Systems, he has always had a profound interest in the manufacturing as well as organizational behavior. His expertise lies in Business Operations, with global technology experience and a clear vision for success. An innovative and entrepreneurial recent graduate, Shahmir Shunaid has always sought out new and challenging projects and is often recognized for his exceptional work ethic.
Ms. Sultana Siddiqui is the founder and President of HUM Network Ltd., Pakistan’s largest and fastest-growing entertainment broadcast station and recognized as one of the top 25 Companies listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange. Ms. Siddiqui started her career as a producer at state owned Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) from Karachi station in 1974. During her tenure she produced numerous shows focusing on music, children programming, prime time fictional serials and one off specials. In 1996, she founded a production house by the name of “Moomal Productions” specializing in fictional series and setting benchmarks for the entire industry. In 2004 she established HUM Network Ltd.; the first TV broadcast station to be listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange. Thus Ms. Siddiqui became the first woman in South Asia to launch a television network and is currently leading it successfully as its President. She has received numerous national and international awards including: PTV’s Silver Jubilee Award (for children’s programming), Best Producer award for music, 10 Years Best Producer 1987-1997; Woman of Vision Award ((Media Women Journalists And Publisher’s Organization) Hazrat Khadijat ul Kubra award (Federation of Business and Professional Women, Pakistan ); Nigar Award (the most popular Film and media Awards in Pakistan), The Gr8! “Scroll of Honour” (media) 2015 award at the Gr8! Women Awards 2015 for the outstanding achievements in the field of entertainment, “Best Leadership Award 2015 ” by CEO Club Pakistan & Manager Today Magazine in honor of sincere and tireless efforts to contribute towards economic growth of Pakistan. In recognition of her dedicated and outstanding services in the field of Art (TV production) the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, conferred the Presidential Award of “Pride of Performance” to her in 2008. Ms. Siddiqui was awarded honorary PHD in media sciences by Greenwich University Karachi in 2016 for her contribution to the field of media in Pakistan. She is contributing with passion towards women’s causes and social issues, including running schools in the rural area of Sindh, Pakistan, which mainly focused on girls’ education & Women empowerment. Ms. Siddiqui has officially represented Pakistan in various workshops andseminars abroad. She has been associated with various NGOs that are working on women’s issues and served in many of their boards. Through her work she has projected the soft & positive image of Pakistan by making women the central theme of her plays and shows. Ms. Siddiqui was ranked as one of the top 100 business leaders of Pakistan in 2012 and 2013 by CEO Summit Asia.
The Sponsors have solid plans to convert this mills into a composite industrial unit with diversified and well integrated activities like Sugar, Power, Distillery, Steal Mills and value added products of sugar. The sponsors are working with various engineering companies locally and international to invent a mechanically gur manufacturing unit which would increase the recovery/yield from 9.5% to 15.00% around and almost 40% improved pricing with Zero Sales Tax. Similarly installation of Confectionary unit to use the sugar for value added products to improve the profit margins and to play its role in GDP of the country. The Sponsors possess good resources to implement their future plans and enjoys good repute in the market and quite capable to achieve the same.