MEET THE BOARD
Mr. Bernd Schwendtke: Chairman
Mr. Bernd Schwendtke is currently holding the position of Chief Financial Officer at Al Futtaim Automotive, United Arab Emirates. He began his working career in 1994 in Germany and has acquired a wide range of experience in the automotive sector, financial services, fleet management, logistics, and diversified trading industries in various multinational companies.
Prior to joining Al Futtaim, Mr. Schwendtke was the Senior Managing Director and Group Chief Financial Officer at Abdul Latif Jameel Saudi Arabia and held Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director positions in various Mercedes-Benz entities in South Africa, Australia, Singapore, UK and Germany.
Mr. Bernd Schwendtke holds a Master Degree from the University of Würzburg, Germany.
Mr. SHAHID HUSSAIN: CEO and Managing Director
Mr. Mohammad Shahid Hussain carries more than 30 years of experience working for Multinationals such as Berger Paints, Philips, Tetra Pak & Makro Cash & Carry. He is a Marketer by profession besides having hands on experience in operations and General Management. His last assignment before joining AGTL was as CEO & Managing Director of General Tyre Pakistan where he served for more than 6 years. While he holds a bachelor degree in Economics, he has attended various Management Development courses at LUMS, Malaysia, Singapore and Sweden along with Business Program Diploma (International Institute of Management Development) IMD Switzerland.
Mr. M. ALI QAIYUM: Chairman - Independent Director
Mr. M. Ali Qaiyumwas appointed as an Independent Director on December 06 2014 and chairs the Audit committee of the Board. He is Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Pakistan. With over 30 years of financial experience, he has worked in areas such as auditing, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, strategy, financial planning and forecasting, implementation of ERPs and financial reporting. He has worked in these areas in Pakistan, UAE, Oman and UK.
Mr. VINCENT DE LASSAGNE: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Vincent is the Brand Leader for New Holland Agriculture Asia Pacific Region. He initially joined the CNH in 1995. Within CNH he acquired a significant experience in the CIS, AME and Asia Pacific markets. Since 2004 he has been posted as Business Director in Asia Pacific Region. Mr. Vincent de Lassagne has been appointed on the Board of Al-Ghazi Tractors Ltd from October 23, 2015. Mr. Vincent holds an Agronomist Engineer degree & Masters in Marketing & Sales from the HEC University
MR. MARK BRINN: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Mark Brinn has been appointed on the Board of Al-Ghazi Tractors Ltd. from October 25, 2016.
Mr. Mark Brinn is Head of SEA, Pakistan & Japan at CNH Industrial being responsible for the Company’s business geographic area which include agricultural equipment (New Holland and Case IH Agriculture), construction equipment (New Holland and CASE Construction) and commercial vehicles (Iveco brands).
Mr. Mark is engaged with CNH Industrial for 20 years. He subsequently moved to Bangkok, where he took on responsibility for product marketing activities for the agricultural equipment brands in South East Asia and Japan, and was later appointed Business Director for agricultural equipment operations in the area.
Mr. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Technology and Management.
Mr. ANDREA TRABACCHIN: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Andrea Trabacchin was appointed on the Board on October 29, 2019 as a Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Audit Committee.
He joined CNH Industrial Group in 2002. Currently he is working at CNH International SA (CNH Industrial Group) Lugano, Switzerland as Chief Financial Officer of High Growth Markets AMEA (Asia, Middle East & Africa) and ANZ.
Mr. Andrea Trabacchin holds a master degree in Business & Economics from the Universtiá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan Italy. He is Recipient of European Union scholarship for the Erasmus Exchange Program from School of Economics, Stockholm Sweden.