MEET THE BOARD
Mr. Colin William Cordery: Non-Executive Chairman
Mr. Colin William Cordery serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. As Chairman, he is responsible for leading the Board, setting its agenda and ensuring its effectiveness in all aspects of its role.
Mr. Colin William Cordery was appointed to the Board in 2017. Mr. Cordery serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Board. He is also a member of the Board’s Human Resource and Remuneration Committee and the Board’s Audit Committee. Mr. Cordery has served AGTL’s majority shareholder, Al-Futtaim Group, for over a decade and currently heads all its international automotive businesses.
Mr. Bernd Schwendtke: Non-Executive Director
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. Kashif Lawai: Executive Director
Mr. Lawai, Chartered Accountant by profession, started his professional career in 1996 with A. F. Ferguson & Co. Prior to holding of CFO's position in Al-Ghazi Tractors in 2011, he has also served the Company as Chief Internal Auditor during his first stay in 2004-07. He remained associated with Pakistan Refinery Limited as Company Secretary & Financial Controller during 2007-11. Mr. Lawai also holds Master degree in Economics. He is a certified director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
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. DAMIANO CRETAROLA: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Daminao Cretarola was appointed on the Board in 2012 as a Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Audit Committee. He joined the Fiat Group inLugano, Switzerland in 2004., first working with Fiat Group International SA as Head of Administration and Control Department, then serving in the Finance Department of CNH International SA, the subsidiary of CNH.
In June 2008, he has assumed responsibility as Chief Account Officer of CNH International SA and in the 2010, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Asia Pacific Region of CNH International.
Mr. Damiano Cretarola holds a degree in Business Economics from the University Fribourg, Switzerland, and a Federal Diploma as Certified Public Accountant from the “Akademine fur Wirtschaftsprufung” of Zurich
Fiat Switzerland SA, Switzerland – Vice Chairman
CNH International SA, Switzerland – Director
CNH Australia PTY Limited, Australia – Director
CNH Services Thailand Limited Thailand – Director
New Holland HFT Japan Inc., Japan – Director
Case New Holland Machinery Trading (Shanghai) Co., Limted, China – Director
CNH (China) Management Co. Ltd. China – Director
Case New Holland Machinery (Harbin) Limited, China – Director
Shanghai New Holland Agricultural Machinery Corp, Ltd, China – Director
New Holland Fiat (India) Pvt. Ltd, India – Director
CNH International Industrial Operations B.V., Netherlands – Director
CNH Industrial Commercial Operations B.V., Netherlands – Director
IvecoOtomotiveTicaret A. S., Turkey – Director
IvecoAracSanayiVeTicaret A. S., Turkey – Director